For the first time she thought about the fact that he had no commitment to them at all, yet he had risked his life for them.
That too was an upsetting time, but for a far different reason—fear of commitment and an unknown future they wanted together.
What commitment had Alex made?
Reminding herself that Alex had made no commitment, she still couldn't put the picture of him opening the car door for Lori out of her mind.
I'm simply not ready to face that kind of commitment yet.
Isn't our commitment to each other more important than a few words from clergy?
More than a declaration of love, it was a statement of commitment – or was she merely fooling herself about that?
It wasn't commitment he was afraid of.
In the third session Prynne was once more, on the 13th of May 1664, censured for altering the draft of a bill relating to public-houses after commitment, but the house again, upon his submission remitted the offence, and he again appears on the committee of privileges in November and afterwards.
(4) A person committed to prison for treason or felony shall, if he requires it, in the first week of the next term or the first day of the next session of oyer and terminer, be indicted in that term or session or else admitted to bail, unless it appears on affidavit that the witnesses for the crown are not ready; and if he is not indicted and tried in the second term or session after commitment, or if after trial he is acquitted, he shall be discharged from imprisonment.
If you have an unwavering commitment to an idea that all things will be good all the time, then that is irrational.