I asked my dad about this experience, and here’s how he described it: he told his parents he was ready to get married, so his family arranged meetings with three neighboring families. That’s how my dad decided on the person with whom he was going to spend the rest of his life. I am perpetually indecisive about even the most mundane things, and I couldn’t imagine navigating such a huge life decision so quickly. Happily so—and probably more so than most people I know who had nonarranged marriages.There are many men who want to find a rich girlfriend. On this modern century, people use the Internet to buys things and look for things.
And with him not only had I lost sight of who I was, but also of what my goals for my academic and future career were.
The first girl, he said, was “a little too tall,” and the second girl was “a little too short.” Then he met my mom. Let’s look at how I do things, maybe with a slightly less important decision, like the time I had to pick where to eat dinner in Seattle when I was on tour last year.
He quickly deduced that she was the appropriate height (finally! First I texted four friends who travel and eat out a lot and whose judgment I trust. Finally I made my selection: Il Corvo, an Italian place that sounded amazing. (It only served lunch.) At that point I had run out of time because I had a show to do, so I ended up making a peanut-butter-and-banana sandwich on the bus.
For the fifth time I tried to calm myself down and convince him our relationship was worth it, I cried, hoped, and ultimately felt miserable. Everyone gets dumped at some point in their lives; sometimes it is more of an amicable split – but one person tries to hold on to the relationship a bit more – and other times it is a full on “I’m ditching you.” Being dumped can be one of the best things that can happen to a person; it allows you to grow and realize your mistakes, tells you what you are really looking for in a potential mate, and helps you focus on your goals as well.
In the weeks just after being dumped, the person who was dumped will likely feel that their whole world is crashing down upon them.
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