it wasn’t that i didn’t’ think it was never going to happen. for them. it was will it ever happen where it could and would happen, legally. you see, dh and i, have been friends with them for over 22-years. we met 3-months into their then new relationship.
to say that all of us have seen each other through the complexities of life is an understatement. even when they moved away from the area a decade+ ago; as one was relocated to an even better job, we have kept intertwined through thick and thin and thin and thick. our children have always known them not as our friends that live a few states away but as their family. our family. a chosen family.
so on a stunning, summer saturday evening out west, they were (finally) legally married in front of their friends, family and chosen family.
it’s with love in my heart that i wish them well in this new, about time, continuation of their journey.