If I had waited to learn to write, I never would have written. I suppose you could make a similar case about my love life. I've managed to live a long time without learning to do anything. I suspect that more than a few others could make this claim. Most, I suspect, don't know it. Don't mistake self-awareness for self-deprecation.
She found me. I didn't find her.
I was born to play the one who got away.