What do you consider to be a long period of time?
I’ve had this unconscious idea in my head that 10 years is a long time. We tend to measure things in 10s. When you hit that 10 years, you get to use the word “decade.”
Well today, it’s been a decade since Brad told me we were humans and we decided to be humans in a relationship. Ten years.
I remember in high school I had been dating a boy (not Brad) for five months and it seemed like a long time. Everyone thought it was a long time. So perhaps it’s a change in perspective.
As I think on it more and more, 10 years is a significant period of time but really, not all that long. I feel like just yesterday I was musing about five years of marriage, but that was in May… five months ago (exactly).
So, what’s it like to be with someone for 10 years? Continue reading