“Yeah yeah. You are so arrogant and that’s why you secretly look down on me and the way I live. So what if I find no fulfillment in my job? At least I’m in a field with actual career growth and making more money than you. “
“Last week, we attended the premarital counselling there and it was hilarious. I don’t know. Maybe the Orthodox priests are more chill, but he was like “I know all of you are already having sex so let’s just admit it.””
“Just… well, I think I’ve been embarrassed about taking longer in the bathroom, farting, and those kinds of things with my ex, so I always try to hide them.”
That question hit me hard. Seven and a half years, we had never discussed either of our insecurities. We prided ourselves being the most stable couple for not fighting, but what we were really doing was avoiding.
“Umm, I guess that depends on what you want in life? I’m enjoying the flexibility of being an online teacher. Being able to manage my work hours and time with my family has been an amazing experience.”