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Tuesday, April 14, 2009

Thinking about roads not taken

I've been contemplating this more for Lynette than myself, but isn't it amazing how your spouse changes everything about your life? That has to be the most life changing decision anyone can make. You merge your rhythms, goals, interests, activities, and dreams with your spouse. You don't just become "one flesh" you become DIFFERENT flesh.

I know I married well, but I'm not convinced Lynette did. She encourages me in all I aspire to. She has so much capacity, though, with art, music, compassion... how might someone else have influenced her? I'm glad no one else had the chance, mind you, but the malability of humanity is amazing.

I suppose divorce happens when one partner won't bend with the other. Don't know if that's the fault of the individual or the individuals make-up. Could it be that some couples who love each other simply can't merge together? I'm blessed to have the ideal wife, so I'll never know, thankfully.

4 comments:

4girlz said...

I'm very glad Mom married you or I wouldn't be here.

Rob said...

Since the world simply would not be worth a fig if you didn't exist, I'm glad I married your mom, too! (and for a whole lot of other reasons, too, of course).

Mac said...

I try not to think about that.

4girlz said...

:)