14 Aug 2008


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13 Quotes about marriage

1. Married life is full of excitement and frustration:
* In the first year of marriage, the man speaks and the woman listens.
* In the second year, the woman speaks and the man listens.
* In the third year, they both speak and the neighbors listen.

2. It is true that love is blind but marriage is definitely an eye-opener.

3. Getting married is very much like going to the restaurant with friends. You order what you want, and when you see what the other fellow has, you wish you had ordered that.

4. It's true that all men are born free and equal, but some of them get married!

5. There was this man who muttered a few words in the church and found himself married. A year later he muttered something in his sleep and found himself divorced.

6. A happy marriage is a matter of giving and taking; the husband gives and the wife takes.

7. There was a man who said, "I never knew what happiness was until I got married...and then it was too late!"

8. Love is one long sweet dream, and marriage is the alarm clock.

9. They say when a man holds a woman's hand before marriage, it is love; after marriage, it is self-defense.

10. When a newly married man looks happy, we know why. But when a ten-year married man looks happy, we wonder why.

11. There was this lover who said that he would go through hell for her. They got married, and now he is going through hell.

12. Marriage is a mutual relationship if both parties know when to be mute.

13. Marriage is a three ring circus: engagement ring, wedding ring, and suffering.


YummY! said...

#3 rings true.

Zenmomma said...

These were funny, but thankfully not true for my marriage. We're going on 24 years this October and we still like each other!

Alice - I Was Born2Cree8 said...

Hahaha. Too funny, Gattina! I've been single most of my life, so have not much real knowledge of marriage, tho what I do have fits this fairly well. LOL.

Alice at I Was Born2Cree8
Or My 23rd Thursday 13

SandyCarlson said...

That was lots of fun, Gattina. I can relate to No. 3, to be sure!

jientje said...

I can't complain either, although my hubby was a bit grumpy this morning, ... oh well, never mind, he'll get over it I think, he'll probably miss me during the weekend, so ...!

Maribeth said...

Very funny, my dear. Gave me a chuckle to start my day!

Lori said...

*snork* I had to come by and see what a blog called Writer Cramps was about (since I'm a writer myself and often suffer from them). Funny post and unfortunately, a few hit too close to home. *G*

Melli said...

In regard to #1 ... after 20 years, NOBODY speaks! (and nobody listens!)

These all have a good bit of truth to them, don't they?!

Sanni said...


Ja, da kann ich nur zustimmen... darum lebe ich auch in wilder Ehe =)

Alles gut bei Dir?

Anonymous said...

He, he :)

the teach said...

Gattina, you have #6 backwards! :)

Karen of Sillymonkeez said...

My favorite is #9! What an awesome list!! Thank you for making me laugh.

Karen of the MomDot Street Team

Lazy Daisy said...

Number five made me giggle. These were great.

Tiffany Aller said...

Very cute - I like #13 - my dad used to say that all the time!

Vlado&Toni said...

hahaha poor husbands.. all those extras they get when they have wives!

Junebug said...

Ouch! Those are painful! :D