Monday, October 15, 2018 |
Department: Parting Shot —
Topic: Family —
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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