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Salvo 33

Salvo 33

Department: Parting Shot — Topic: FamilySalvo #33

Worth Not Waiting For

Marriage Isn't About Timetables by Joel Sams

First came love, then came marriage, then there I was, standing in the middle of the common room, trying to explain my life choices to an academic registrar who just wasn't getting it.

"Married?" she said. "You're just a child!" She sounded genuinely horrified, as if I had admitted to willfully sabotaging the rest of my life. I wanted to say, "Twenty-one is not a child, thanks," but I refrained. Regrettably, I didn't pursue the conversation at all. Instead, I . . .


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