Flashback Friday – How to mess up a proposal

ME I have always been in such a rush to get through my life. I was always looking forward to the next thing and never content to just be happy with where I was. I like how old I am at the moment, it feels like I was meant to be this age, perhaps I was born to be 33. Trying to be 34 when you’re really 23 or 13 – not so good.  The main problem has been that I was always pushing for the next thing even when I should have been happy with what I had. I was always a few steps ahead of my partner. I wanted to move in together, wanted to get engaged, wanted to get married, wanted to have children, all a few years before he did. It made things awkward when they didn’t really need to be. I try not to have regrets but I do wish I could tell myself to slow down and not be in such a hurry. I wish I could have enjoyed our carefree life BC (before children) more at the time. I thinks it’s harder for girls. As soon as you’ve been together a couple of months the questions start. “Do you think he’s the one?”, “have you talked of getting marriage?”, “Do you think he’ll propose?” “has he proposed?” “Why hasn’t he proposed?”, “Are...

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