The big career costs, like one partner quitting a job to move to a place where the other partner has a job, are obvious. But combining your life with another person’s, at its core, has a time cost.
Anyway, if you are a man married to a woman, a woman who I guess conveniently has no opinions and desires to give no input on where she spends her life, here is a gift guide for you, courtesy of the Wall Street Journal.
re-marriage for women is correlated with a number of positives, whereas uggghhhhh staying divorced for a woman can spell d i s a s t e r
I walked out of the shower this morning and NPR was like, “Today’s date is November 11th, which is ELEVEN-ELEVEN, ONE-ONE-ONE-ONE…” and I was like, “Wow is this the state of radio today?” I thought they were going to remind me to make a wish.
At nearly $6 a box, the taste of unconditional love comes at an unaffordable price.
Fast food is cheap because it’s only made of 3/4 food; the other 1/4 is our childhood memory of how the food should taste.
Talking to the Person is almost always better than Talking about the Person, especially when the Person’s behavior is the problem.
Shmooze more, get fired less.
Generally speaking, roommates expect to keep their money separate, since they know the arrangement is temporary. Romance, though, works like peanut butter, slathering everything — especially money — in a sticky layer of complexity that is hard to remove.