He was calm and steady in a crisis, and I sensed that I would be able to count on him as a husband, no matter what challenges arose.
"I've made my peace with it."He smiled so understandingly that my eyes welled with tears.
Because that's just the type of person that he is.
But Jeremy was also patient and persistent; no matter how many invitations I declined, he didn't take offense and always tried again. As the months rolled by, my friends became increasingly suspicious: Jeremy again? His previous wife was very short, dark, introverted, and Jewish. He really wanted to start a family, an issue that had been a source of conflict in his former marriage."Do you want to have kids?
As cultural news reporters, we were both required to see the same plays, so we'd go together. " Jeremy asked me late one night as we waited for our hamburgers at a 24-hour diner."I would have loved to, but I've accepted the fact that it's probably never going to happen," I said.
" By then, however, even I knew better—at least in my saner moments. But unlike some of the guys I dated before him, he was also honest, trustworthy, and dependable.