Post # 16
Most Annoying Co-worker Ever “when a relationship is as organic as ours is everything just unfolds naturally” “there was never any doubt he’d propose, our relationship is so organic” – lol and to me who has been with SO longer than she’s known her Fiance “you guys still aren’t engaged? in an organic relationship you’d be engaged by now!”
I was SOOOOOO tempted to snap at her “Do you have Word of the Day toilet paper or what?” but it just wasn’t worth the office drama.
(If anyone remembers, I posted about her before a few months back, as soon as she got engaged she set herself up as a self-styled advisor to us less fortunates She hasn’t improved since *eyeroll*)
Post # 17
Two come to mind, one was my best friend (I wasn’t offended I laughed at her for saying it) “I can’t believe it! I always thought you would be the one to get married first!”
I’d be upset, except that I hooked up with her cousin at her wedding… and now we live together and i’m a “waiting bee”. So yeah, I’m happy she got married first!
The other was my grandfather at my cousin’s engagement party “so, when are we going to throw one of these parties for you! You’re not getting any younger and neither am I! I want to hold my great grandchildren before I die” – thanks for the guilt trip Poppop… The mister and I tallied up the “so when are you getting engaged” comments that night, I got 4, he got 5 (once from my DAD!)
Post # 18
why do people think getting engaged/married is a contest?
my friend (who was one my bridesmaids) had been dying to get engaged/married since forever and i know it bothered her when i got engaged first (i don’t like to think that, but a lot of people picked up a bit of jealousy from her). she and her now-husband ended up getting married 6 months after i got engaged. it was just a quick civil ceremony and she kept saying over and over “i can’t believe i’m getting married before you!!!!” like, relax, it’s not a race.
Post # 19
My Future Mother-In-Law is completely, utterly convinced we’ve gotten secretly married. Every so often, she’ll make a snarky comment to partner about it. At a cousin’s wedding, she said she guessed it wasn’t “our kind of thing” (even though we were clearly enjoying ourselves). I found it pretty hurtful since I’d love a wedding someday. I guess she thinks we did her imaginary civil quickie to avoid a reception/her? I dunno. Avoiding her is a pretty decent reason to hit the courthouse, now that she mentions it LOL!
Long ago, I was talkig to a nice but thoughtless friend about weddings. When I mentioned something from partner’s culture, she fell completely in love with it, and I was kinda bothered because it felt personal to us, and maybe a hint appropriative of her. She went, “It’s not like you’re using it.” Ouch.