Getting Married, This Week

A few months ago I started this lifestyle blog to spread positivity, optimism, and a vicarious insight to life on the west coast, through married life in Los Angeles under the influence of caffeine. I was supposed to start writing next week, after the wedding. But if you’re reading this, chances are that you chose to follow my caffeinated adventure — thank you, you’re the best! — and thus know that I started early with engaged life in Los Angeles under the influence of caffeine. That, or you’re reading this from the future — perhaps our children reading what your parents’ life was like in their youth? Hi kids, dinner’s ready, get off you holographic smartwatches and come to the table.

At last, the wedding is days away. After 11 years since I met her, 3 years since I started pursuing her, 2 years since I asked her to be my girlfriend, and 1 year since the engagement, it’s time. Finally, I get to become one with my best friend under the eyes of God. To say that I am blessed, would be the understatement of the century. I am not trying to boast, but rather share the joy of this moment — and perhaps inspire you to believe in love.

As I wrap up my journey as a bachelor, I think of the long and broken road that led me here. I wish things had been different. I am thankful for every stage of the journey, but I wish I could have had all of those years we spent as friends, as the lovers that we are today. That said, if given the chance I would not change a thing. I would not choose asking her out on day one if that meant risking arriving at “I do.” It was a long, long road, but it was well worth the drive; and I for one, cannot wait to start the next journey later this week.

Tell me, how long did it take you to ask your significant other out? Would you change things if you could? Do you think we’ll have commercially available holographic technology in our lifetime?

(Featured Image by: Pixabay)

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32 thoughts on “Getting Married, This Week

  1. I met and married my husband of 42 years within 9 months!

    Congratulations and wishing you many, many years of happiness together.

    Sure, we’ll see and use holographic technology in my lifetime.

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  2. Congratulations! Getting married is such an exciting time! Although no marriage is perfect, what helped us along the journey of marriage was applying practical bible principles. I’m sure they will benefit your union as well. At Ephesians 5:28, 29, 33 it shows how husbands and wives are to lovingly interact with each other. I hope this touches your heart as it did ours! Best wishes!

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  3. Congratulations and I wish you both all the best for this new journey, I’m truly happy for you and can’t wait to read your new adventures! 😊 Sending you lots of love for your wedding even if it’s weeks after! I have to say that I’d like to read about your love story haha!

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