), then he decided to pray specifically for peace moving forward.
"My biggest question was, 'Why was she still single? "But that worry didn't stop me from getting to know her.
Even though Kevin didn't have as much life experience as I did, our daily lives basically looked the same.The problems we were talking through — for example, what if someday our sex drives didn't match up? We were just going to be more proactive about them.The bigger question was whether or not God was drawing us together. Travis was also tentative when he first developed feelings for Leah. I guess it was because I'd heard two or three stories of the woman being seven years older, so I'd sort of decided that was the outer limit of age difference acceptability. (And I would hit 31 a month before his next birthday.) Feeling defeated, I sat at the small wooden table in Starbucks, where I was meeting Kevin for the first time since my startling discovery. In case you're wondering, I married that guy eight months later.
I don't know why this one year made such a difference to me.
"I had surpassed him in some areas — I had been in the workforce for 12 years when we met and held leadership positions in church." I had similar concerns when I met Kevin.