“Lying is essential to a happy and stable marriage. The high divorce rate today is entirely due to this stupid modern fad of total honesty between spouses.”
If you appreciate Oscar Wilde-ish humor of this sort, you may enjoy reading Peter Laurie’s article, “ON THE OTHER HAND: Marriage lessons.”
Marriage lesson No 1 is: “Spineless wimps have a better chance of survival.” Lesson No 2 is the one about lying. The third rule is, “A stupid gift is worse than no gift at all.” And rule number 4 is: “Cooking relieves stress.” (Yes, I suppose it does, as long as it’s the husband who’s cooking.) Read the whole article here!
Never the Bride says
This is where my mantra, “Laugh at advice, and then disregard it” comes from.