|Class at Crossroads English School in Pampady, India|
However, that kind of freedom is a tradeoff for having someone to go on the journey with you. While being unencumbered let’s you jump at a moment’s notice, it also leaves you jumping alone. I’ve been jumping alone for quite some time now. There have been times where I preferred going solo and then there were times where having a partner to catch me when I fell would have been nice.
|Not Mr. Right!|
Either way, I’d rather jump alone than not jump at all. You miss out on way too much in life waiting for someone to join you. Do it. Don’t live with regrets.
This young man may go for it. I mentioned to him that, while teaching abroad, he might even find a likeminded young female teacher he could build a life with. Since I’m his mother’s age, he’s not an option for me, but 25 years ago it would have been fun to have someone like him to jump with.
These pictures are from a 2005 trip to India.
Question: Are you the type that, if your circumstances allowed, you would “jump at a moment’s notice” for some great opportunity or adventure?