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The goal of marriage

  I truly believe the saying that goes, it’s better to stay single for the rest of your life than to get into a bad marriage. Compatibility alone doesn’t secure you lifelong marital bliss – in truth, every one of us is so different that we’re not naturally compatible with each other unless we’re willing […]

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H – 8 | #HisStance: On relationships, getting married, and how I know she’s the one.

  Note: Hey, you. Lucky you for stopping by Stillwater today, because finally … for the first time ever, you’re reading the first ever guest post on the blog!!! And it’s none other than my hubs-to-be, Stanley, who’ll be sharing his side of our story #stance2015. It’s close to a week left before the wedding now, and […]

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Counting blessings: 51-month carnations bouquet, collection of all previous bouquets, and how he got the piggy girl

 

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38 signs you’re with the man you’ll marry

  1. He brings you porridge/soup when you’re ill. 2. He gets you to go see the doctor, even when you don’t want to. 3. Of all the people in the world, he’s the only one who knows “I’m fine” means the total opposite. 4. In fact, he remembers your prescriptions more than you do. 5. His […]

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Of soul mates and choices

 

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Soul mates. The term often carries romantic implications in it, although it’s not always the case. I’ve spent at least half of my life finding mine1, only to find myself embracing a larger conception of the term now.

I used to believe in the notion that one person was supposed to complete us, somehow predetermined to be the only one to fulfill our lives. If you think about it, it’s a ridiculous and potentially dangerous concept to hold on to. What if said “The One” lives in another continent and you’ve never had a chance to travel abroad? What if you’re Peggy Carter and your Captain America lives in another century? And what if one day, you become so possessed by this idea that it eats you up, obscures your conscience, and drives you away from those loved ones other than this mystical “The One”?

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Footnote(s):

  1. as I revealed in response to one of the prompts during February 2013’s NaBloPoMo []
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