This is Why I Love Research

I received a comment from one of my wonderful critique partners today. She questioned part of my story, and rightly so. I hadn’t done enough research. Funny thing is, I love the research, so I got right on with it.

The storyline has two people with Down’s Syndrome planning to be married. But is that reasonable? I know of a couple locally that are married, and I assumed that marriage among adults with Down’s Syndrome was a regular occurrence.

I’m happy to report that after searching the internet, I found some of the most beautiful loves stories. My favorite is the story of Paul and Andrea. They were the first couple with Down’s Syndrome to marry in the UK. Check out their story.

Below is a trailer for the documentary, Monica and David.


Christina Suzann Nelson is an inspirational speaker and award-winning author of six books, including More Than We Remember, What Happens Next, and the Christy Award-winning The Way It Should Be. She is the mother of six children and is passionate about helping others find hope after trauma.

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