I started Getitwhit in 2010 under pretenses it would open the door to the TV hosting world. What first started as a personal blog, has now turned into an online entertainment magazine focusing on celebrities, fashion, beauty and my favorite, dating advice. Glancing through the relationship articles, I notice how they’ve changed from the first to now.
In the beginning, I made it clear: no desire for marriage. Men were disposable, even the good ones weren’t worth keeping around. While marriage is still a bizarre theory to me, I am slowly coming to the realization that I might want this someday.
Maybe it’s my friends who have shown me this traditional way of living can work. Or we can say I’ve matured. Up until six months ago, I never saw myself being settled in love. Serious relationships weren’t for me. I blamed it on priorities and my boyfriends weren’t one. My career has always been #1 — I’ve grown up thinking I can’t have both. That success and love don’t go hand in hand.
But something changed when I met my current boyfriend. I’m not going to get mushy and give too many details, but he is definitely a main priority in my life. Since I’ve met him, my views on life, love and my future has changed.
I’m not a fortune teller and no one knows how their life will turn out. I had an idea and now I’m slightly open to it being different. And while, maybe I found love, I’m still not 100% sold on marriage. To me, being in love doesn’t mean you need a ring.
But, as shy as I am to admit, maybe that’s wrong.
The purpose of this article isn’t to declare I’ve found “The One,” hell, I don’t even believe in that. What I am saying is that maybe when you find the right person, the desire for that commitment becomes stronger. You become open to changing your future once you find someone worth changing it for.
Whether it’s my peers, my age or the man I’ve met, my mind is pondering my future in a different way. Our lives might not go the way we intend, but just because it’s not what we visioned, doesn’t mean it’s wrong.
What you want at 20 isn’t what you want at 25 — and give five years from now, I might have another outlook.
But for now, I’m going to sit back, relax and enjoy what I have. I’m excited to see what my future with the Aussie brings, whether it’s today, tomorrow or a year from now.