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Getting married in one week!

Discussion in 'Off Topic' started by Russianfist, Aug 12, 2010.

  1. Russianfist

    Russianfist Sweet home, Oregon Active Member

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    Hey all.

    Just wanted to share that I am walking the green mile of bachelorhood and will give up my freedom in just seven days.

    I know I will hear "DON'T DO IT MAN" and stuff like that but she's a pretty good girl a keeps me in check when I get all stupid and I have kept her waiting for 3 years :laugh:

    So guys, wish me luck :thumbup:
  2. theflyguy

    theflyguy Beaverton, Oregon Member

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    You'll need more then luck...

    Remember this.....

    Every morning when you wake up, get up and the first words out of your mouth should be, "I'm sorry honey"....works better if you say it several times....because some time during the day you will SCREW UP....and at least you got one I'm sorry in before you messed up.

    Women NEVER FORGET....so don't think she isn't keeping track

    Take it from a guy who has been married to a great woman for 23 yrs. Every day I start my day by saying "hon I'm sorry"...:)
    Last edited: Aug 12, 2010
  3. Cougfan2

    Cougfan2 Hillsboro, OR Well-Known Member

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    Take this advice from a guy who's been married to the same gal for 30 years. The two most important words in a marriage are "Yes dear". Congrats. Enjoy the journey.
  4. rufus

    rufus State of Jefferson Well-Known Member

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    Congrats! Treat her well and life will be a happy experience. :thumbup:
  5. wolfwistle

    wolfwistle lebanon Member

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    I married a sweet home girl about twenty-two years ago.I hope yours turns out as well.
  6. USMC1345

    USMC1345 Gresham, OR Member

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    My condolences:D My seven year anniversary is next Monday. Life is great now, but I married too young, and the first few years were difficult at best. Now that my business has really grown, we have the time and money to enjoy ourselves and life a lot more. So, I say if you're young like I was, be patient, and if you're not so young, be patient anyway. It will help you through the hard times.:thumbup:
  7. jankun

    jankun Portland Member

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    Congrats. I'm 39 years old, 14 years married and richer and happier because of her.

    Best thing that ever happened to me. Hopefully for you too.

    Best of luck.
  8. 009

    009 Jellystone road sw Member

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    congrats, but i cant resist to ask: when will your guns be for sale. ha ha ha
    just joking there not all like that. even after the honeymoon is over.
  9. drew

    drew OR Well-Known Member

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    :rofl1: Hilarious.

    Seriously, have fun though. The funniest piece of marriage advice was given to my uncle: "The church has a back door".
  10. ohsocountry1

    ohsocountry1 clackamas oregon Member

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    Kept her waiting 3 years come on Im 24 and mines been waiting 6 years. ahha Good luck I can finally afford the ring she deserves so I will be proposing in a few months. Good luck to you again.
  11. spider

    spider Hillsboro Well-Known Member

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    You can do it!!!
  12. owdee tt nl

    owdee tt nl Edmonds or Renton Member

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    congrats, i just got engaged myself about a month ago
  13. MarkSBG

    MarkSBG Beaverton Oregon Well-Known Member

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    Congratulations! A couple of things that work really well for the wife and me:

    1. Allowance - We give ourselves an allowance to spend on whatever we want. That way when she comes home with yet another pair of shoes or more clothes, I can relax and not worry about it. Similarly, when I come home with a new gun or accessory, I don't have to hide it or ask for forgiveness. Purchases that are bigger than allowance could handle are discussed separately. We very rarely fight about money, which is a huge benefit.

    2. You look out for her, she looks out for you - I don't worry about getting "my fair share" of anything. My job is to make sure that she gets what she needs. That is my primary goal in our relationship. I put my needs as a distant second. I make sure that she is listened to, cared for, supported, protected, and loved. In turn, her job is to make sure that I get what I need. We don't have arguments about whose turn it is to pick the movie we are going to see or who got to go out with their friends last (while the other watched the kids). We are both equally concerned with making sure the other gets "their fair share". If things are not "equal" now, I know she will be making them so in the future. My 0.02.

    Best of luck!

    PS - Kids totally change things and are awesome. Nobody ever told me how entertaining kids are...