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67. We'll Get Married Eventually
John and Betty have been dating for five
. They got together at the end of college,
they were friends before. John and Betty were
good couple. They rarely fought, they never got
, and they respected each other. They managed to
problems go away. For example, after college, John
planning to go to medical school in Washington.
was planning to stay in California. However, they
it out and John decided to enroll in
medical school in California. He didn't mind changing
plans for Betty. She was worth it.
, John is in residency, which means that he
finished medical school and is now working under
doctor at a hospital. Betty is an investment
at Wells Fargo. Betty feels that they have
dating long enough to get married. They have
living together for almost four years. They knew
other's habits and were comfortable with each other.
dinner, Betty brings it up. John sighs. "I
to get married at some point, but not
. I am trying to pay off my medical
debt," he said.
"Why don't we just borrow
money from my parents? They wouldn't mind!" Betty
. "True, but I would," he said. "Let go
your pride," Betty said. "We'll get married eventually,
't worry. At the end of the day, marriage
't mean that much. As long as we love
other, that's okay," John said. He has a
, she thought. Betty believed that they would be