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Meditations on Matrimony

Two old bachelors were discussing their lives, and how they'd stayed single so long.
One sighed and said to the other, "once, long ago, I met a woman and fell in love at first sight."
The other asked, "Why didn't you marry her?"
"I took a second look!"
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The honeymoon was over, and she had discovered that two cannot live as cheaply as one. Disappointed, she became a terrible nag. Nothing was ever good enough. Finally, one night in the midst of a major argument, she cried, "Before we were married, you told me you were well off!"
"I was," he replied bitterly. "I just didn't know it!"
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I haven't spoken to my wife in years.

I don't want to interrupt her!
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Two for the ladies

Women's faults are many
Men have only two
Everything they say
And everything they do!

A husband is proof that a woman can take a joke!
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From the Devil's Dictionary:
LOVE, n. A temporary insanity curable by marriage.
MARRIAGE, n. The state or condition of a community consisting of a master, a mistress and two slaves, making in all, two.
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Love is blind, but marriage is an eye opener
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Love is a sweet dream. Marriage is the alarm clock!
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He promised to go through hell itself for her. She married him and now he's doing just that.
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A bachelor thinks he's happy, until he gets married.
Then he knows he was.
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Marriage means commitment. Then again, so does insanity.
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And finally:

When a man steals your wife, there is no better revenge than to let him keep her. -- Guitry
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No, I'm not bitter, why do you ask?
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Rich,
Several years ago (once upon a time), a friend got engaged to a rather well to do, less then spectacular women. My father's observation was, "anyone who marries for money almost always has to earn it."
My last wife, and I do mean last, took everything and I let everything go just to get out alive. A friend at the local bar asked, "why'd she take that old Ford pickup?"
"So she could haul off all the rest of my shit...". Aint it always so?
Bob in the hills
Posted by bob in the hills  on  10/29  at  08:39 PM

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