Re: What One Word Comes To Mind When You Think Of Marriage?
It would have to include all of these words and even more: Emporia, dreams, happiness, reality, regret, boredom, contentment, tolerance, moods, Cramps, PMS, Postpartum depression, jealousy, loneliness, solidarity, honesty Menopause, hate, love, anger, respect, selfishness, selflessness, giving, caring, change, stubbornness, indecision, acceptance, combatant, partnership, advocacy, agree, disagree, leader, follower, trust, respect, forgiveness, acceptance, warmth, sharing, giving, pride, confidence, sacrifice, drudgery, contentment, perfection, failure, expectations, victory, defeat, dedication, growing, changing, commitment.
51 years next week. Too late to escape.
Someone should write a book on how to have a successful marriage, but I couldn't do it. Maybe for our 75th, but I doubt it. Only one piece of advice for those contemplating marriage: Hang on to your Azz, you are going for the ride of your life.