You look in her eyes and you wonder, “Is this it? Do I love her enough to stay?” You’re not quite sure, so you stay around anyway. It wouldn’t hurt, right? Those three words she always wants to hear are so easy to mumble out of your mouth and you don’t think it is the worst thing to lie about; it is not as though you tell her you are in love with her.

Within the next few months you move in with her. It is a lot better than paying rent for an apartment all by yourself and she even does all the grocery shopping for you. Pretty soon, she tells you she wants to take it to the next level. Marriage? You’ve never been a fan, but you figure that there has got to me some monetary menefits in it somewhere. So what if you’ve been sleeping around a bit, perhaps you’ll try to stop now.

Perhaps you won’t.

There is this gorgeous woman you’ve began working with. She has the most amazing smile and the perfect laugh. Within weeks of being around her you realize: this is love. This is what it is all about.

You finally gather up the courage to leave your wife; you feel prepared for the tears which are bound to come falling from her eyes. But as soon as you open the front door, you see that she has already shed some tears. She has the biggest smile on her face when she tells you the news: she’s pregnant.

There’s a throat in your stomach and you know instantly that you aren’t going to leave her; you never will.