Excellent Cartoon, Sheneman.
Yes, they were dating and Joe wanted to get engaged. Before he became unemployed, that was.
There’s an old joke that the two most important words for a man to know are “yes dear.”
If a trophy such as Victoria is so much more desirable than her plain-jane cousin, well, Joe will have to make the necessary sacrifices. Won’t he?
Oh … and I’m nothing like “the old bitty” who is my mother. We have different personalities, do everything differently, and we disagree on everything except politics.
When asked to change a habit, a person may whine “don’t try to change ME,” as though a person IS his habits. I disagree: A habit is merely a mindless way of doing things, so a person who IS his habits is mindless.
We change careers. We change habits. We change our minds about all sorts of things. The more I learn, the more I change. Change is natural. Change comes from within; however, asking for change is not a sin; it is called diplomacy.
These are only 2 of the practical questions that one has to ask oneself as early as possible, to avoid years of drama and trauma with a person whose relationship style, needs and goals are simply a mismatch.
Unfortunately, as reflected in our national divorce rate, the public is about as comfortable with applying practical questions to marriage prospects as they are with explaining the facts-of-life to their children.
Perhaps Victoria’s questionnaire will make him think about how easy and natural it was to get-along with Brenda.
You GO ! Boopsie !!!
above normal temperatures forecast for the North half of the continent. Below normal temperatures forecast for the South half.
This is searching innocent people without reasonable suspicion or a warrant. The only thing left is body cavities.
Ever try curling-up in bed with a cup of tea and your laptop?
That about sums-it-up for me.
Courtesy of Lieberman and the health insurance lobby.
If only I could afford alcohol.