Both my marriages were to my best friend at the time, Anuschka, so I know what you mean! With my first wife, we were too much alike: I was in the Navy, she was in the Navy; I’m the intellectual type, so is she; I enjoy sleeping with women, so does she… Turns out that sometimes differences make for a stronger marriage. 😉

Several others have commented on unexpected difficulties in popping the question. A recurring theme in married relationships. (I was about to stick my foot in my mouth and say “male-female” relationships, but wait! We have other examples handy. I wonder if alto or S Lynn Knight or anyone else would be willing to share stories, either theirs or people they know? Maybe the next theme series for C(G) after PotD is done, Allan?)

Husband & retiree. Developer, tech writer, & IT geek. I fill what’s empty, empty what’s full, and scratch where it itches. Occasionally do weird & goofy things.

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