Second Thoughts about Suitor Obama
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Tuesday July 8, 2008 When Barack Obama was courting me, I swooned over his velvety tones, his smoothly elegant style, and most of all, his seeming soul-deep promise of a better tomorrow.
Over and over, looking straight into my green, hopeful eyes, he asked me to trust him, and so I did.
But now that we're engaged, I'm having second thoughts. You see, my intended seems to be taking me for granted, even before we take our vows.
The promises my fiance made seem less important to him now... more like rehearsed lines to court me than authentic, honorable statements from the heart. And I'm wondering: should I still trust him and simply hope that our relationship gets better over time, or should I pipe up and force him to talk out our differences?
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