How Dating Changed My Life Essay

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Dating was not easy! I was single for six years after my divorce. A friend of mine, Mark Shaffer, asked me to write an article on exactly what Rachel, my wife, did right. Here is my answer: I was damaged from a very bad relationship. Rachel was a good friend who became my best friend. The woman I had been dating really tried to change me as a person. In her efforts to “make me a better man” or “the kind of man she deserves”, she had seriously hurt my self-esteem. I had begun to believe my ex-girlfriend, that she could easily do better than me, as could most women. I was not a good man. Some women I dated were more interested in my status or money than me. I had different values than most. Some I was incompatible with and others I…show more content…
She is definitely the most beautiful to me.
I have always believed that you get what you give. For the first time in my life, I am with a woman who loves me, trusts me, and cares for me and my feelings, as much as I do hers. It is the best feeling I’ve ever had.
I began dating Rachel on February 4th. I ask her to marry me on July 28th. I married her on August 4th, so we have been together as a couple for 13 months. My heart has found a peace it had never known. The hardest part of my day is being away from her. The best part of my day is seeing her again. I love her more than ever before.
For the first time in my life I am with a wonderful woman who loves me for me exactly as I am. I sure hope she knows I love her exactly as she is, because I do.
I love Rachel. She never tried to change me. She is the most wonderful and beautiful women in the world to me, and that’s all that really matters. I did not settle. I found my soul mate.
I never knew or dreamt I could know this kind of happiness, and I have to thank her for that. I hope all the single people don’t settle and hold out for their soul mates so they can find that person who loves them for who they are, and they too can know true

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