Finish-The-Sentence Friday: Love and Marriage

by Rachel Held Evans Read Distraction Free

In honor of my fifth anniversary on Saturday, finish the following sentence: The most important quality to look for in a mate is…

I’ll start. The most important quality to look for in a mate is a shared sense of humor.  I know, I know. I’m sure that common values, mutual respect, and a united sense of purpose are probably technically more important. But I simply can’t imagine going through the ups and downs of the last five years without someone who is also amused by the little things...and who likes Stephen Colbert. What’s the point of sharing a vision if you can’t share a laugh?

Also, it doesn’t hurt to marry someone who can write a bit of code. (Thanks to Dan for running my site!)

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