I often think back to a parting conversation I had with my divorce attorney. It was a remark he said in passing, one that typically would have slipped my memory quickly. But ten years has passed and his words are burned in my brain.
"You will remarry and be happy. I am sure of it. You're a traditionalist and will find your happy home again."
I have often wondered which of my behaviors deemed me a traditionalist and not a trendsetter in his mind. Why conventional was seen as my future and not edgy? Did I ultimately fulfill this prediction? On the surface, one could say no. But in reality, I think he nailed it.
My life over the last ten years has appeared anything but traditional. A long-distance relationship turned marriage that included…