My husband and I recently celebrated twenty two years of a marriage that almost didn’t happen. After four years of a stormy, long-distance relationship, Jose’s proposal was anything but romantic.
He had come to visit me, and after a weekend of arguing, we’d finally said goodbye since he had to catch his plane home. Sad because our time together was over and convinced our relationship had ended, I was at home sobbing. When the doorbell interrupted my tears, I almost didn’t answer it.
To my utter shock, Jose stepped inside, kissed me, and shoved a ring on my finger. [Read more…]