Ladies, I am so excited for Friday February 5th. What happens on that day? A date evening has been planned, and it’s been put on the calendar. A huge yayyy!!! If you’ve noticed, I am saying date evening as I can’t really say date night. We drop the kids off at our gym club’s “parent night out” around 5 and pick them up approximately at 9 haha. I am not complaining
in the least bit. It has been ridiculously long since we’ve been alone on a date with my husband so I’ll take whatever I can.
There is more to my excitement though. I was able to convince my husband to see the new romantic movie ‘The Choice,’ based on the best-selling book by Nicholas Sparks. (Which I of course read, and finished in a little more than 1 day!)
See I am a romantic at heart. I am a huge fan of Nicholas Sparks, and have read all his books, and saw all the movie adaptations.. It’s such a thrilling feeling to see one of your beloved books on the big screen, and discover whether events come to life like you imagined.
Watching a romantic movie is one of my favorite ways to spend date night. Almost always, following the movies, we reminisce about memorable events that have happened in our lives since we got together many many years ago.
A very significant takeaway of the story in The Choice, is how we sometimes make difficult choices of the heart to find our destiny and perfect match. Each couple has to make certain choices throughout their relationship that feels difficult for them.
My husband and I met in college when we were 19. Although the events of how we met were not the same as they’ll be in the story, the dynamic was similar. When I finished college one year earlier than him, ( I started elementary school earlier than kids my age) I was faced with the challenge of going overseas for graduate school alone or to wait for a year so we could go together.
The difficult part was that in that one year I couldn’t do much because none of the serious jobs I interviewed for would hire me knowing I would leave soon. I listened to my gut instinct, and decided to stay that year to wait for him. Luckily, the next year he got accepted too, and we went to graduate school together. It turned out to be THE CHOICE of my life.
I don’t want to give away too much about the story of the new Nicholas Sparks movie, The Choice, however I’ll say this: I loved that the main characters came together due to an encounter between their dogs. The pets play an important role in the story and I of course adored that. (You may know by now how much I LOVE our dog Emma.)
What’s more, like in many other Nicholas Sparks stories, the story is set in coastal North Carolina. Although we’ve traveled to many parts of US, we’ve never been to the southern states. I really enjoy learning about the area, and look forward to watching all the beautiful settings we’ll no doubt see in the movie.
Ladies did you make any decisions that were difficult for you in your relationship? Do you have plans to watch the new Nicholas Sparks movie, The Choice? Don’t miss it when it hits theaters February 5th!
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