20 dating divorced man
I look back on it now, and I’m like, But I think at the time, I had this plan in my head. And then I wind up divorced and living back at my parents for a few months.It felt like someone came along and said, ‘You know what? They didn’t happen.’ It’s not that severe but I lost so much. I think I learned a lot in hindsight, but in the moment, I just didn’t want anything to do with anyone.[Ours] was really a slow descent into this kind of unhappiness.We disagreed on a lot of the fundamentals, and I think they were things that we never had to discuss in college but became very pressing in the real world, like our finances, grad school, and where we wanted to live.That made her realize that what anyone else said didn't matter.
It made me realize that I was allowed to be picky, but by the same token, that I should meet all sorts of different people to explore the world out there.People almost always thought I was joking, and it became a whole thing to explain I wasn’t.