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Amor Vincit Omnia: To my future husband

My Dear Sir,

I may not know your name yet, or what your face looks like, or what you're passionate about.  I don't know how or when or where we'll find each other.  But I know you're a real, living breathing human being.  I know that one day we're going to choose each other, out of the billions of people in this world, and try to make a beautiful life together in spite of all the difficulties we'll have to face.

I also know that there's a 50 percent divorce rate.  I know that girls who think they're signing up for a fairy tale end up getting a load of paperwork and a scar instead.  I know that men often think they've found someone who respects them only to realize they're being substituted for an ideal they can never live up to.  I know that people are naive, impulsive, selfish, annoying, and sometimes downright heartbreaking and cruel.  And yet, I refuse to give up on love.  I refuse to believe it's impossible and I refuse to consider mysel…