191. Marriage is the End
William Moore didn't trust the idea of marriage.
came from a broken family. His mother and
divorced when he was only 10 years old.
of his two brothers had been married twice;
marriage ended in divorce. "Marriage is the end,"
always said. His view on marriage always got
the way of his relationships. He would go
on dates with women who would always be
for something serious. William wasn't looking for that.
wanted someone to have fun with and that
William hadn't found someone he felt strongly
in a long time. The last time he
felt something for a girl was during his
year of college. Her name was Linda. Linda
in William's math class, and she always helped
with his homework. They started hanging out after
, and going on dates every week. When William
Linda about his views on marriage, she didn't
scared. In fact, she liked the idea. "It's
lot of pressure. A lot of guys think
women just want marriage, you know, I don't.
least not right now," Linda said.
give Linda a chance. He liked her. They
the same view on marriage. Yet, during the
month of school, Linda got an email that
her life. She got a chance to go
in Europe. William didn't want Linda to go.
said that it was a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity. William
thought about proposing to Linda to see if
would stay, but he knew that she would
change her mind. He let her go. It
William sad. He didn't know if he wanted
, but he really wanted to have someone there