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I Think Dr. Laura Would Approve

I am 29 years old, and four years ago, I married a MAN.  He takes pride in working hard, protecting me, and making good decisions.  Before we got married, thanks to you, I made it clear to him that I wanted to stay home when we had kids.  At first, he was nervous since this idea is not a common one in my generation, but he warmed up to it, and finally told his own mom that he would make this work so that our future kids weren't in daycare.  A month after that, he proposed, and I said yes.  

Since then, it's only gotten better.  Thanks to you, I treat him like a man, and the return has been everything you promised. Last year, we took a "tubing" trip down a very fast, very rocky, secluded river with steep embankments.  My tube popped halfway through the three-hour trip.  We tried sharing one tube, but that didn't work.  Despite my protests, he insisted I take HIS tube the rest of the way, and he would walk.  He went two hours over jagged rocks in the ice-cold river.  Several times, I offered to swap spots, but he wouldn't have it.  When we finally got to the end, his feed were bloody and swollen, and he was shivering from head to toe.  I thought to myself "these aren't exactly shark-infested waters, and there is no lemonade involved, but I think Dr. Laura would approve!"  Thank you for your wisdom and for the hope you've restored in me for my future as a wife and mother.



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Tags: Character-Courage-Conscience, Choose Wisely-Treat Kindly, Marriage, Values, Women's Point of View
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