Thursday, May 22, 2008

Thanks, but...

Why is it that everyone who discovers Allan's existance by hearing me refer to "my fiancé" feels the need to congratulate me? I am not someone you know who just got engaged, I am an engaged person you met.

I feel really sorry for people who end up with really long engagements. It's even more of a fact of life for them than for me...

2 comments:

Someone else who is engaged said...

Because engagement is a happy occasion, and a bit of an accomplishment. How else are they supposed to acknowledge that fact?

Well, besides the way John at work did. His response was "Man, I thought you were smart. Why'd you do a thing like that?".

Liz said...

Look forward to when for more than a year the first thing many people say to is: "How's married life treating you?" in just those words... sigh. After a while I don't even know how to answer anymore... "Good" is my usual reply. A suitably bland reply for a somewhat overused and underspecified question.

:P