10 August 2010

Wow!

So, I was talking to my mom on the phone while I was driving home yesterday (using my legal, hands-free device of course) and she said something that I never thought I would hear her say. Ever. Not in a million years. I was shocked. I was stunned. I almost had to pull over and stop the car.

She said, "Well, I think that you and Derrick should get married now that it's legal. If you guys are planning on spending the rest of your lives together, you need your legal protections."

I never thought I would ever hear her dissent from the popular voice of "the church." I almost cried a little.

Life is very good today. It's been a long road, and we've come a long way.

Cheers!

9 comments:

Beck said...

Wow!

J G-W said...

Hallelujah!

This is hopeful to me, because it demonstrates that when people understand the contours of our lives, when they know us and love us, they get this. Amazing! Congratulations!

Let us know when you're planning to tie the knot!

Romulus said...

That's amazing! My mother is still in denial, it seems...

Kiley said...

That is awesome! Congrats!

JC said...

Way to go, Mom!

My question to you is, what did you say in response to your mother? Set a date yet?

Max Power said...

I thanked her for her support and told her that we had indeed been discussing it. Although, no firm date has been set yet.

But, who knows...

D-Train said...

You know the Mormons have lost when active, LDS mothers in Mapleton, Utah support marriage equality.

Rob said...

OK boys, I've done weddings for four gay Mormon couples. LMK if you want to be #5!

Clint said...

Just had the image in my head of young gay mormon couples feeling intense pressure to get married.

Then as soon as they do they keep hearing "so when are you guys going to adopt a Chinese baby?"

:-)