you know how people always say the first year of marriage is really hard?
i've never really understood that because my first year (10 months) of marriage has never been hard.
yeah, okay, maybe you disagree and have to learn how work out issues, but we did that when we were dating... what's different about that when you get married?
today, someone asked me somewhat sarcastically, "you still married?"
"of course!" i replied with a laugh. to which that someone replied, "wow! you're even smiling!"
yeah, marriage isn't all unicorns and rainbows all the time. (cause, literally... that would be freaky!)
we disagree about whose turn it is to do those darn dishes or clean midge's litter box. and sometimes when we're tired or irritated those things turn into something bigger than they should.
but at the end of the day we still tell each other sincerely "you're my best friend." and "i love you." and we really mean it.
there is no other person in this world i would rather tackle life challenges with than mr. lincoln. besides, he's like soooo fun to hang out with and really just one of the funniest guys ever.
and if you tickle him or give him wet willies his voice gets all high and he sounds EXACTLY like the ginger bread man on shrek. and that will make you laugh so hard that you won't be able to breathe.
AND he'll say funny things to you in his sleep, which is currently doing right this very moment. major bonus.
so yeah... i never understood that whole "your first year of marriage is super hard" thing. maybe someone mixed that up with dating, because i'm quite sure dating is about three gazillion-billion-trillion times harder than being married.
so maybe don't be so sure when you get that advice for someone.
i'm quite determined to spread the word that marriage is the best thing (ever) to happen to me.
happy are we.