Daily Writing Prompt 2.20: Write about the first time you met your significant other (300 words).
They say that true love hits you like a bolt of lightening out of nowhere when you least expect it.
It’s magical. It transcends logic, time, and perhaps space. It’s that fleeting one instant in nine hundred sextillion others and beating the odds to end up together … that’s 1:900,000,000,000,000,000,000,000 because there has only been 400+ quattuordecillion seconds of earth’s existence. It’s a shock of surprise as it dawns on you that this is the person you have been waiting for. And they feel the same certainty.
It’s much more than deep friendship spiced up with sexual attraction. Your hearts know. Your gut tells your brain what it sees but doesn’t quite trust to believe. It’s as if your souls mix and whisper “Finally, I found you” as they settle together in one place.
This is the love God speaks of in the bible. Mark 10:9 “What therefore God hath joined together, let not man put asunder.”
It really is true that you will “just know” they are The One. While there is excitement and giddiness, there is also an ageless awareness that this is how it should be. It feels right.
I waited just over half a century to find him. There are no regrets of time lost, for each of us is a bigger, better and stronger version of ourselves. We needed to evolve to attract this level of love. The timing is always right, otherwise they aren’t the right person.
If you haven’t experienced it … are you truly, deeply and forever in love? You deserve to find it. Don’t give up the search and settle. True love is the meaning of life.
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