If you asked me at 21 where I thought I would be at 27, I would have said married. I grew up in the Modern Orthodox Jewish world, where people start dating for marriage in college, and walking down the aisle in your early 20s is the norm. I started dating my sophomore year of college, which means I have been dating, as in seriously dating for the purpose of finding a person to spend my life with, for over six years. That’s more years than I spent in high school. More years than I spent in college. More years than I have been working.
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