We tried so many times to get legal in our 31-year relationship. We called it a marriage way before marriage equality was a reality for lesbians and gay men.
Way before our “real”/ legal marriage, we believed and deeply felt, only death would part us.
Like many (most?) couples, we played with our familiar mantra:
“Promise I get to die first,”
“No, I go first!” (My separation anxiety is more extreme.)
“Ok… but I get to die five minutes later,…
A pessimist is one who makes difficulties of his opportunities; an optimist is one who makes opportunities of his difficulties. – Reginald B. Mansell
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