It wasn’t until his late twenties that he had a God moment. This wake-up call became a vow to make major changes. He said, “I simply want to be a blessing in your life. I want nothing in return but to pay it forward.”My heart melted. People’s faith will tell you how they handle conflict or guilt, what they use for a moral compass, and whether they have the ability to graciously forgive.David’s life turned around, and for the next twelve years he focused on his career and his faith. It wasn’t even on his radar until we met for dinner on March 23, 2012. A list will provide you with some directions for what really matters to you in a partner. I knew I was sitting in front of someone truly special. As I spent more time with David, I could feel myself become closer to God. And while David’s words told me so much, his actions showed me even more.There's too many people who rush into marriage without REALLY knowing someone (good AND bad, after personality/life changes) with divorce being their back-up plan. I think if people got married later in their 20's, after being together for a few years, that might change. I know too too many divorced people with kids stuck in the middle.
I do not think 6 months is too soon to get engaged, and not for nothing, but they are not going to get married a month later probably. Well, I got married for the wrong reasons, and I don’t want you to make the same mistakes I did. What gives me the credentials—and the audacity—to offer marriage advice?Your DH and MIL should be happy that she found someone that makes her so happy (but again, I can understand their concern).Posted by greenfreak Engaged after 6 months is one thing. This may be an unpopular opinion, but I don't believe people who have been together less than 2 years should marry.