Friday, April 9, 2010

Did I miss out?

Sometimes, in my facebook feed, up pops the boys who I dated my freshman year. I won't call them boyfriends, but I will call them friends.
They are dressing up funky and going to concerts.
Taking pictures of being covered in color.
Having rediculous dates with diffrent girls every time.
And I look at these pictures of these boys who I used to hold hands with and wonder.
Did I miss out on the quientissential BYU experince?
I never went 80's dancing.
I never went to the roller rink.
I never popped into a car with 5 other people (1 too many) and drove to the SL,UT to see some band preform.
I never went to a UVSC dance.
I didn't go out on a diffrent date with a diffrent boy every weekend.

The question remains:
Did I miss out?

Then I look over at David, sleeping next to me in the morning.
And I put my cold feet against him to wake him up.
And I realize that no, I didn't miss out one bit.

My life may not be exiciting at all.
I might not have friends who live within hangout distance.
I didn't do all the crazy things single kids at BYU do.
But I didn't miss out.

I got to get married to my best friend.
I get to see him grow up a little bit each day.
And get to grow up next to him.
I get to struggle and stretch and learn with him while we hold hands.
And watch 24 while eating southwest rolls from costco.

I love this life, and wouldn't trade it for the world.

The end.


Kelsey and Porter said...

I know exactly what you mean! Sometimes I look at my friends from high school livin the single life and I just cant' believe how I wouldn't trade my life for any of that ever.

"Its funny how you find you enjoy your life when you're happy to be alive."
-Relient K

MychalandBethany said...

I completely agree! Some of my friends may go clubbin and whatnot, but I have the love of my life. My life is stinkin awesome.

Y'all are just too precious for words! :D

Vanessa said...

I felt that way a lot during our first year of marriage. Now it's almost 2 years later and they are STILL doing the same thing.

To me, it sounds like THEY are missing out.