With her, everything's about soul mates, vibes and zodiac signs. She won''t step within five feet of a Taurus, believes Libras to be the most balanced sign and somehow always ends up with a Leo.
We were having our typical compatibility conversation when she gave me the scoop on a guy she's been talking to for quite some time.
Apparently, this man, who is eight years her senior, is astounded by anything pertaining to her. From her sassy and tough exterior, to her college created intellect, she painted the picture of a man who was certainly in love.
He routinely hailed her as "the one" and included her in all talk about his future.
Since he was older, he'd been through the games and wasn't excited by attention from multiple women anymore. He just needed one — and that was her.
My happiness was interrupted by the bewildered expression that eased across her face.
She frowned nastily as her eyes bulged and beamed through me, as if in fear. Her hand motions became rapid and she did this thing with her mouth that people only do when they''ve eaten something past its expiration date.
My friend has an extensive romantic novel collection, makes daily posts on social media about her future relationship goals and knows that purple would be the primary color at her wedding reception.
She'd been looking for love since I'd known her and now suddenly, she was backtracking from what she had spent years praying for.
Simply, she was never ready to begin with.
It's human nature to crave what's not readily accessible. However, the time between not having something and receiving it should be spent preparing oneself for that forthcoming opportunity.
I'm not saying she should have jumped on board with the first courter who heard wedding bells, but I just didn't want her to regret passing up someone who fits the criteria of any and everything she ever longed for.
When we ended our conversation, she was quiet for a bit. I could see that her mind was flooded with a series of thoughts.
I told her I was tired, and made my way to the front door. "Be smart," I said, before exiting.