It was May 24, 2006…Continue reading
Category Archives: marriage
I’d been married for about a month and a half when my husband told me that I needed to start “taking on more wifely duties.” WTF?!?!? “Excuse me?” I asked, and then went on. “You married me. I’m the same person I was two months ago.” I found it absurd that the man I’d lived with for three years thought that I should suddenly morph into a five-star chef and meticulous housekeeper after the vows left my lips. Turns out, it’s not so bizarre. It should be, of course… but it’s not. For some reason, many people assume their partner […]Continue reading
Marriage is Suicide
Why do people stay unhappy for so long? Why is marriage truly suicidal for so many people?Continue reading
Why Marry? …continued.
And then there’s the other reason women (mainly women on this one) get married: the glamor….Continue reading
I knew I shouldn’t have gotten married. I told everyone that I didn’t want my father to walk me down the aisle because I didn’t want him to feel, after the divorce that he “gave his daughter to that asshole”. I insisted on a small wedding because I wanted to save money for the divorce. I kept my receipts for everything related to the dogs so that I could prove myself to be the appropriate caregiver in the event we split households. LOL…why did I bother buying the dress and curling my hair? I’m generally pretty good with dates, yet […]Continue reading