Thursday, November 19, 2009

The Undergarment Prophecy

A couple of females I know have gotten married just because they got pregnant. That’s why nearly everybody believed I was pregnant when I decided to marry a guy I knew for only a little over a year.

When our parents found out I wasn’t pregnant, they were aghast. Why would anyone in her right mind want to marry for no reason at all? They told us then that we were making problems where none existed. They said having a family would mean so much financial strife we’d one day be unable to even buy new underwear.

Six years later, my husband and I thankfully still have nice undergarments but the old ones weren’t entirely wrong. The bills just keep rolling in and in a few months we have to worry over expensive pre-school education, family health care, baby’s milk and hired help. Maybe then, we’d have to tie old undergarments in knots to make sure they still fit.

Believe me when I say, that the old ones may not always know how to communicate with younger generations but they sure know what they’re talking about.


  1. Nice post. Really enjoyed reading it.

  2. Wow, I really love what you’re doing at your blog. Keep up the great work!
    A favorite website and children’s author that I’d like to share the book is a nomine for Best Children’s Picture Book of 2009! I think you may like to visit the author as well

  3. Im smiling while reading your journal! I have this 3 principles why people are getting married and one of them is you got it - getting pregnant! Secondly, the girl/boy feel jealous and selfish - walang tiwala sa sarili. Finally, he/she does not have a good/interesting sex life! Well Im not defending myself not get married but Im fulfilled with my singleness and I can help more people if I stay this status.

  4. i applaud your decision to stay single reymos. lots of guys decide to get married for the third reason you stated. i know because my guy friends tell me so. hehe


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