Ever heard of the Movie Mona Lisa Smile?
In the movie, there is an amazing scene, where Julia Roberts, the feminist teacher is distraught that one of her best students decided to get married. The student goes to her teacher, and tells her: "You're the one who said I could do anything I wanted. This is what I want."
Now that more and more of my friends are getting married and some are even proud mothers/ fathers of cute little ones, this is what I want to tell you.
Congratulations, for finding someone whom you love enough to take the plunge.
Congratulations, for trusting your parents enough to believe in arranged marriages.
Congratulations, for choosing to either work or to be a home-maker or to study - or even planning to do all of them together.
Congrats for allowing your partner the freedom to work and/or study, and for supporting them.
Congratulations, for bringing some very special people into the world, and helping them to grow up, and grow up well.
I am so happy for you all! We may not always have common topics to talk about, but we will still be friends.
And for the person who triggered the post: Baby Rat, Here's to you for a wonderful married life!