Second Choice? Isn't As Bad As It Sounds.
"I do not want to be anyone's second choice" I overheard a couple of twenty something year old ladies chatting over coffee at Starbucks. That comment sounded so odd to me, so I'll admit I listened on further. And quickly looked to see if I saw wedding rings on either one of them. There were none.
The girl went on to tell the other, that she just found out that the man she is dating has been married before. I laughed out loud, and had to pretend I was reading a text to cover.
The divorce rate in America is about 50% unfortunately. I divorced and was married again eleven years later. I never thought my husband as second choice. I thought of him as someone I loved and wanted to be with. He had been married before also, and at our age back then it was hard not to find anyone who had not been married at least once. I think we both had the same thing in common, to raise our children first. then find love again. Not a second choice kind of love, but the real deal. My husband died last year, and I know he felt he was the love of my life. As I was his.
I left thinking positive thoughts and wishes for that young lady. That she will some day find her greatest love of all. without a numerical number attached.
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