I'm a lot happier now and being able to to sit down in a pub and talk for six hours (+ toilet breaks!) comfortably about a whole raft of subjects with lots of humour injected with her really does make me wonder why we made the decisions we did with our earlier partners.
There's no such person as 'The One'. I used to think there was, but nope. Be very careful about how much you commit because some people are skilful manipulators who hide their true intentions. Be cautious, protect your happiness and keep your independence.