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Why I rejected Gabriel last night

He’s wonderful. Gabriel

is tall, nearing 6’2”

Athletic; varsity soccer

Stanford; star student

with big dreams and

has himself figured out;

Chases purpose

Thinks open-mindedly and feels deeply

Understands me well and

we have so much in common.

Is kind and caring and

funny and

perfect on paper

He learned love from

his affectionate family

After all,

people say I’ve won the lottery

I know I have:

Mature; great influence

Strong, noble values

Honest and genuine

Husband material

Within reach

A real-life dream–

I was reminded last night

when I saw him again

And you, who

is not nearly as tall,

Athletic, but not to his extent

Community college attendee

with no ambitious plans and

not driven to figure it out;