Thread: Thirty-six Years
#1 Thirty-six Years05-23-2011, 11:29 PM
Thirty-six years ago tomorrow, those crazy kids I call my parents ran off to Yuma, AZ and eloped. I feel really fortunate to have their example of a marriage built on love and trust. I hope someday (God willing), I can put their example to practice in my own marriage.
If you could give a new couple only one piece of advice to making a relationship work, what would that be?2011 CU Fantasy Baseball Champion
05-23-2011, 11:38 PM
Don't have children."The efforts of the government alone will never be enough. In the end the people must choose and the people must help themselves" ~ JFK; from his famous inauguration speech (What Democrats sounded like before today's neo-Liberals hijacked that party)
05-23-2011, 11:48 PM
This would make a good day thread dammit!:mad:The difference between pigs and people is that when they tell you you're cured it isn't a good thing.
05-24-2011, 08:29 AM
- Join Date
- Mar 2010
1) A sense of humor
2) A sense of fairness
3) The right amount of patience
In other words; lighten up; give the other guy a chance; and if all else fails, kick ass:)
05-24-2011, 08:31 AM
- Join Date
- May 2008
- Northern Virginia
It may sound glib, but I'm absolutely serious."Today, [the American voter] chooses his rulers as he buys bootleg whiskey, never knowing precisely what he is getting, only certain that it is not what it pretends to be." - H.L. Mencken
05-24-2011, 09:46 AM
Before you decide to make a smart, bitter, or provocative remark to your spouse, go do something else for 10 minutes. If you still feel like you need to ruin their day with sarcasm or some kind of passive-aggresive bullshit, do what you need to do.
If you both have the same value system, 90% of marital discord comes from saying ugly things (even in jest). You can never un-ring that bell so you'd better be 100% certain that ugly or demeaning talk is going to result in a Candy Mountain unicorn fest 10 minutes later.
05-24-2011, 11:02 AM
These are great, everyone! Keep 'em coming please!
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