Monday, August 27, 2007
To borrow a phrase from Melanie Hawkes Krieger, "[Getting married] is probably the most harebrained thing I've ever done." The single life - it's not so bad. You just have yourself to take care of. You do what you want. It's less emotional. It's less risky. I think I'm pretty good at being single. I've been single for 28 years. It's what I know. It's what I'm comfortable with. And yet, now I decide to throw caution to the wind and give up the single life with reckless abandon so I can be forever linked to another person. I openly admit that I have no idea what I'm getting myself into. I have no idea what married life will be like and how my life will change. It will probably be turned completely upside down. Am I ready for this? Probably not. But, the good news is that I have someone to do this with me. And he probably doesn't know what he's getting himself into either (or he probably never would've asked). So we can learn together. And we'll be harebrained together. And we'll probably even have fun along the way. And one thing I do know is that we'll be happy. So, although it's a little scary (or a lot scary!), I look forward to this harebrained scheme of marriage! I love you, Jared!