A Question:

22 Feb

Is an engagement anniversary a happy event or does a faint sense of tragi-comedy permeate the occasion?

The jury’s out. Vote in.

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12 Responses to “A Question:”

  1. Anjali February 22, 2010 at 10:32 am #

    Happy… as it shows two people are together because they love each other. Now that’s mushy!

  2. aneela z February 22, 2010 at 12:11 pm #

    engagements like acceptance speeches should be short and sweet and not drawn out…or so Miss Havisham would have us believe.

  3. Meira February 22, 2010 at 12:37 pm #

    Definitely Happy. Marriage, on the others hand, with the company of snores, wet towels, unmade beds, having to cook, is tragic.

  4. Anamika/Thinking Cramps February 22, 2010 at 1:38 pm #

    Perhaps it depends on the expectations with which it all began?

  5. sukanya February 22, 2010 at 7:26 pm #

    i am fine with another anniversary. but if it stretches beyond that, i will start questioning the relationship.

  6. Orange Jammies February 23, 2010 at 11:07 pm #

    Anjali: Okay then, Miz Sap-lovah. 😛

    aneela z: Always respected the old broad. Made craploads of sense she did.

    Meira: And having to do all of that (well, except the cooking) before the vows is what….full-on harakiri? 😦

    Anamika: Do you scarf down big bowls of sensible for breakfast? Just asking….

    sukanya:Good to know. 🙂

  7. M.... February 25, 2010 at 1:22 am #

    Oh happy happy… I think?

    People can wistfully think about the time they had to get out of getting married?

    Am kidding…I think… 🙂

  8. Orange Jammies February 26, 2010 at 2:19 pm #

    M…: 😆 I love that one!

  9. Suki February 28, 2010 at 11:58 am #

    Isn’t being engaged the nice and fine state that saves you from parental lectures if caught displaying affection, while keeping you out of “OMG we’re irrevocably bound to each other” horrors?

  10. Orange Jammies March 3, 2010 at 11:38 pm #

    Suki: Parsis are cool about PDA, hon. At least the ones I’m surrounded by. We’ve all seen pictures of our parents smooching at their wedding. And extended family roaring “Once more!” So I’m not qualified to answer that. 🙂

  11. Sharanya Manivannan March 4, 2010 at 6:43 pm #

    Oh gosh – that’s right, it has been a year! Happy one-kind-of anniversary! 🙂

  12. Orange Jammies March 9, 2010 at 11:57 am #

    Sharanya: 🙂 Hug

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