I would have much rather been at home eating drive-through food and reading a book. I’m your next-door neighbor.” And that’s when it hit me.
But I’d come this far, and I needed to settle in and get to know other Christians. I’d seen this guy before — on a Sunday morning wearing slacks, a dress shirt, and a tie with his Bible in one hand and taking out his trash with the other.
One night, while sitting on my couch, he kissed me. Consequently, I think God’s approach was to slam me upside the head with a fiancé and get me hitched before I could sabotage my destiny. If you’ve ever tried to resist Him, you know what I’m talking about.
Later I asked him where and when we had our first kiss, and he said something different that was totally wrong. But that’s okay, because as long as we kept kissing, we’d have plenty of memories to choose from. Sometimes I do wish my husband and I had waited a little longer, gotten more premarital counseling, and spent more time with our respective families to ease that transition, but the marriage itself was a good idea. Just give us the highlights of how you and your spouse first met.
I’ve heard things like: “When a guy’s relationship ends, he replaces her.
I remember the trepidation I had stepping across the threshold, or rather forcing myself to step across that threshold.But while I worked for money to finance my move, something was happening in Seattle: The job market was declining, and the cost of living was rising.Moreover, I lived in the Piney Woods of Texas where it rains a fair amount, and for every day that it rained where I lived, it rained at least one more in Seattle. But I set my sights there and a few months later, I packed everything I owned into my Toyota Corolla and moved to Albuquerque with only a hotel reservation.Recently the subject of guys and breakups came up and Sabrina and I went back and forth about what guys generally go through when they breakup.It came down to be too much to put into the article I was writing, so we decided that I should throw it all into an installment of “Decoding Male Behavior.” To start, I wanted to write this article to dispel some of the misconceptions I’ve heard in regards to men and breakups.