So I'm not perfect...|
I got my first B on an exam this semester in my human nutrition and wellness class. It was an incredibly difficult exam that was way off base of the last two and there was no curve. Oh well, I need a 72% on the final to make an A in the class. Let's move on to more fun things. I brought Luna down for Thanksgiving and on Thanksgiving morning my mother decided to show her ass. I could see Luna's inner turmoil about the situation and made my decision right then and there. I asked her if she wanted to leave and she, very graciously, said yes. We took a few minutes to gather our things, I went in and told my mother we were not staying, and we left. We shared our first Thanksgiving dinner at Waffle House just outside of Cincinnati. It was perfect. I realized something that morning, which is I will NEVER intentionally put Luna in a situation that will cause harm to her and if the situation becomes harmful I will protect her from it in any way I can. I already believed this but it was put to the test. Anyways, we made it back to her house, got ready, and went to her aunts house for the family meal. It was the most traditional, warm, and genuine Thanksgiving I have ever experienced. It is amazing how her family has made me feel so welcomed. In fact, after dinner I went over and gave Luna's mother a big hug and just thanked her for everything. She said one of the greatest things that could have ever been said to me. "You are a welcome addition to our family. You and Luna are right for each other. You came into her life at the right moment when she really needed you." The feeling is mutual. I can't say enough how blessed I am and how much I love Luna and her family.
In other news, my best friend (next to Luna) proposed to his girlfriend of two years while they were visiting Kentucky from Minnesota where they reside. A little back story here: He has been divorced once because in all honesty, he isn't the most mature fellow in the world but he is a lot like me in that he has a big heart and you can really trust him to do as right as he knows how when the chips are on the table. He was too young when he got married the first time and did so because it was "the thing to do". I don't think he has really changed or matured enough after being divorced three years to go into another marriage. I was fortunate enough to speak with his fiancee alone for a couple of hours and she was kind enough to really open up about her feelings. She said they fight, argue, and can be neglectful. She surprised me though in taking some ownership in what was happening. I know my friend much better than her, but I feel a lot better about things since our discussion. I advised pre-marital counseling which she was very receptive to. They have to make some seriously strong commitments and abide by them or this will end up being another one of those relationships that just falls apart slowly until it finally crumbles into hatred. It does have some seriously good potential and I wish nothing but the best for them. It is very comforting to know that what Luna and I have is very true and we do have those morals, commitments, trust, and respect for each other that we do exhibit on a daily basis. It also helps when people ask me for advice/guidance because I have been in a very destructive relationship, and now I am in a very healthy and mature relationship, so I know what I am talking about when I give that advice.
So now that you have read my novel, and I am sorry I didn't do a cut but hey...glad you stuck around and got through it all. Hope everyone is well and your days are bright!
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