How could our marriage be over before we’d even put away the gifts?
Only we have a say in what we do and when we do it. No one else gets a vote.
The most romantic statement my husband Gabe ever made to me didn't happen on our wedding day.  He didn't declare it at the
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But geez already, it is really discouraging to think that a year or two into a new relationship, I will be disappointed and unhappy once again. And to make it worse, I can't think of a single married friend of mine who is happy with his marital sex life.
It's a well-known fact that I'm a big proponent of "seconds"--all sorts of seconds, from second helpings (that's where the "big" comes from) to second chances. So preparing for a second honeymoon with my second husband should have been--what else?--second nature to me.
No matter where you go, no matter who you meet, no matter who you even marry, once you get divorced, you don't ever stop being That Person Who Failed at Marriage.
I planned on getting pregnant, but couldn't have imagined 9/11 ravaging our city two months later, obliterating my understanding