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How Jeff and I Have Been Together for Over 8 Years

How Jeff and I Have Been Together for Over 8 Years

  How Jeff and I Have Been Together for Over 8 Years: Keeping things light and being patient     Jeff and I have been together for a long time, like a really long time, especially considering we’re still just 27 years old. This November will mark our 9th anniversary, almost a decade of time spent together. I get a lot of questions about how we’ve managed to stay together, while being so young and how we’ve managed to stay happy. I’ve been lucky. I’ve had a companion throughout a huge portion of my life from college until now, I’ve had someone there by my side to join my in my quirky habits of moving all the time, always wanting to travel and see the world, and I’ve been lucky to have someone put up with my nonsense ;). But, in all honesty, the reason why I think we’ve done so well together and how we’ve really grown together is due to 2 reasons: keeping things light and being patient. The number 1 question I get about my relationship is: When are you getting married? My answer always confuses people and always results in more questions. I don’t (nor does Jeff) believe in marriage. I think it’s a great thing for couples who want that, but for the way we live our lives, it’s just not something that we need nor are interested in. I like to think of relationships this way: I’m 1 person on 1 path and Jeff is 1 person on his own path. We happen to kinda like each other, so we go on similar paths,...