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I asked her if she's happy with it, and she says that whatever happens is in God's will, and that's what matters
I asked her if she's happy with it, and she says that whatever happens is in God's will
This is really cheesy, but need to get it out of my chest one way or another. Sorry to anyone stumbling upon this!
So i fell for this new girl at work, she's the best thing that happened to me in years.
We get on so well, and she understands me like no one ever has. She saw right through me without me even saying much, pointing out to me aspects of my personality which I generally hide at work, and in everyday life.
We talk about life, our purpose in it, the existence of a higher power/God.
Which really are all things that I avoid talking about with almost everyone else, as I tend to (respectfully) disagree with everyone once religion is brought up.
But when I'm with her, her smile, her kindness, it just makes it seem all so unimportant.
And so I let her talk about her views, her culture, and I ask more questions about it.
She gave me a copy of her 'holy book' along with other information and introductions to her religion.
And I gladly accepted. Although as I said, I already have a very strong personal opinion about life and the world. (It's not that I don't believe in God, I just don't believe in organised religion)
And still I fell in love, not just because she's very pretty, but also because she knows me, and I can be myself around her. Which is exactly the kind of person I have been waiting for years for, (what romantic single man/woman hasn't?)
But you can't always get what you want, as the song goes.
She's to be married, and with someone she barely knows.
I asked her if she's happy with it, and she says that whatever happens is in God's will, and that's what matters. Although I told her that I see she's scared about it, which she says of course, but that's the way it is.
The way she looks and talks to me now after all this, she knows my feelings for her, and it's clear she also feels the same about me.
She's to be transferred to another place soon, so I won't be seeing much of her anymore. Which is just the cherry on top of the cake.
This is more of a rant, I realise, as even though I consider myself an open minded person, and I respect other's way of life, I just can't get over the fact that something like culture and religion still has such power over someone's entire future, and over love.
Anyways, feel a bit lighter now, have a nice day.
reply to post by American-philosopher
Unfortunately some people are blinded by what they are taught in their upbringing and communities, even though they feel certain ways, they are taught to ignore it and follow 'the path'.
And I just feel powerless about it.