Day 18 — Your views on gay marriage.
I have a spectacular adopted son. He is the most incredible human being I’ve ever met, and I couldn’t love him more if I’d grown him under my heart like I did the rest of my babies. He’s thoughtful and caring, helps his family and loves his Grandma. This kid is the son every mother dreams of and every father prays for. He also happens to be gay.
Nothing would make me happier than for him to find a man he loves who loves him with commitment and passion. I want the same for all my children. His sexual preference has nothing to do with the love and devotion he deserves. His gender has nothing to do with marriage.
I’ve dated men and women. Why only shop in half the store? There are high and low points to being romantically involved with both sides of the fence. Women are more emotional, more nurturing and clingy. Men are more protective, more flexible and whiny. You make sacrifices no matter who you love.
Marriage isn’t about sex, although it is vital. Marriage is about hitching your wagon to someone else’s star. Pledging your life to being part of a team that works towards making everyone’s dreams come to fruition, not just your own. Marriage is a partnership built and sustained on love.
So if you find someone who lights your soul on fire and you can’t stomach the thought of ever letting them go… then you marry them. It makes absolutely no sense to me that anyone thinks their opinion should matter in any way, to another couple.
Don’t like gay marriage? Don’t have one.
Seems pretty simple to me.