marry him.

The other night when my daughter was on her phone with one of her friends, he sent her a few pictures of his home. I’m not sure what led to him sending them, but she had to show me. I watched as she scrolled through the pictures… huge kitchen… beautiful yard… two balconies… perfect hardwood floors… and all sorts of other things… including a giant indoor pool.

Isn’t it amazing?‘ she asked me.

Yes…’ I said, ‘I think you should marry him!

[Please, no hate. Of course I was just being funny…]

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Sandra is a writer, blogger, poet, artist, emotional disaster. She thinks far too much and sleeps far too little. Sandra lives in the Northeastern U.S. but dreams of an oceanfront home in Hawaii where she could learn to surf. She loves books, brutal honesty, coffee, and the color black. She hates insincerity, beer, whipped cream, and facebook. And she is uncomfortable talking about herself in the third person.
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47 Responses to marry him.

  1. Mom, I have heard worse advice. 🙂

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  2. Does he have an older brother? 😉

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  3. Hahaha! Ya’ know, money isn’t everything…but it doesn’t hurt. 😃

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    • Right now, I think I might go for it on money alone.

      No, I wouldn’t. But still…

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      • I hear ya’. Money does make some things easier, I suppose. Car breaks down? Eh. Pay the man. But, it isn’t gonna solve every problem. Just look at all the people lost to depression, and many of them seemed to have it all, including tons of cash. My buddy, that committed suicide years ago, seemed to have everything going for him. Great education, job, owned a home, young, nice car, etc. None of it mattered, obviously.

        Now, that said, I sure as fuck wouldn’t turn down a lottery win. 😃

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        • But… a lot of my stress and anxiety and probably even depression is because of financial worries. If I didn’t have those worries, life wouldn’t be perfect but it would be better than it is now. I’d still have depression as it is my illness, but I wouldn’t have the stress and anxiety… and I’d be better able to deal with the depression. People who already have money have already handled any financial worries. I don’t know if I’m making sense. I’m just saying… shortage of money makes my life worse in almost every way. Having lots would definitely mean a huge improvement…

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  4. Hira says:

    Will his father adopt me? Am good in eating, sleeping and in general being empathetic😁

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  5. Marquessa says:

    Lol. But looks can be deceiving. Sometimes bigger and beautiful spaces includes bigger and less beautiful drama…just sayin’…🙄

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  6. Lol. Great motherly advice. Did this wisdom come from experience?

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  7. The V Pub says:

    And is there something wrong with that? 😉

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  8. Ogden Fahey says:

    You do realise that you shall have to disown her if they don’t marry? 😉 Xx

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  9. Donnalee says:

    First I would want to know 1) can he really afford it, or is it all on credit cards? and 2) who takes care of it all–maids, etc.–and if the guy has kids with them like Arnold Schwarzenegger–

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  10. Meg says:

    You are funny! But seriously, maybe they are really miserable despite all that wealth. Yeah, right….

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  11. It never hurts to plan ahead! That could be your home someday, too 😉

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  12. Tony Burgess says:

    Marrying for the pool is a good thing.

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  13. Lol! The cynic in me says that her friend probably knows his way around Pinterest. Either way, time to start making some supervised lunch dates. Y’know, just in case.

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  14. Hunida says:

    LOL! She should. 😉

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  15. prior.. says:

    Well no hating here – the indoor pool – daaaaaasang….
    Ha
    Kidding but cute story

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