A couple weeks ago I was working on Chapter 24. Driving home from that exercise I had a thought about Chapter 25, so I got out my new handy dandy Droid voice recorder and recorded this:
Sorry for the link to a link, but I can’t figure out how to insert an audio file into WordPress…just yet.
Anyway, this thought about how Hannah starts freaking about how she always thought she’d be married at 28, came out of answering this question: Am I crazy because I need more?
Whether we realize it or not, there is a timeline that runs through our head; a timeline of expectations. And the closer we get to hitting each date, the crazier we get trying to achieve whatever goal we set for that date.
Warning: mistakes may ensue if we don’t get a grip.
I’m not saying there is anything wrong with setting goals. Without goals, I would never be writing this book series. But when it comes to matters of the heart, you can be faced with a multitude of emotional complications. So it’s OK take things slow, or linger a bit in the bliss, or think things through thrice before getting wrapped up with that seemingly special someone.
And don’t beat yourself up if you happen to miss a goal, because when it comes to love, often much is achieved with the unexpected.
Thank you KPV for bringing out a major Hannah story point. Love your ihatedatinginLA blog:)