I’d like to speak to y’all today about the proposal that never was, and how sometimes other people’s intuition about a situation can really mess with your own. How is it possible that though everyone has intuition, we don’t all intuit the same thing? It’s probably because the translation, or interpretation, is different, and/or the attachment to the outcome is more or less. Food for thought.
Many years ago, I was living with my then boyfriend, and we were planning to go away for a long weekend to Seattle. Why Seattle? It was a place neither of us had been, and it was during the fall season, which we both loved.
I had made my request to my office job for vacation days. In the weeks that followed, more than one person from my day job implied that I was probably getting proposed to, since we happened to be going away the weekend of our anniversary. Continue reading »