There's a Spouse in My House: A Humorous Journey Through the First Years of Marriage

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Penguin, 2008 - Family & Relationships - 235 pages
Laughter is the best medicine in this hilarious and insightful guide to surviving the start of a marriage  The wedding was beautiful, the honeymoon was magical, but now comes the hard part. In There’s a Spouse in My House, Peter Scott guides newlyweds through the peaks and valleys of the first years of marriage with a generous dose of humor and a hard-won helping of personal experience.  Covering topics from cohabitation (“Wives are surprised to learn that there must always be a minimum of fourteen different mustard varieties in the fridge”) to holidays (“You have six months to tell your families where you’ll be spending Thanksgiving in 2047”) and everything in between, There’s a Spouse in My House shows newlyweds how to make it through those first years with both their sense of humor and love for each other still intact.
 

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Scott follows up Well Groomed: A Wedding Planner for What's-His-Name (And His Bride) with this funny guide to what's next for newlyweds. He begins with the reality of life post-wedding (Chapter 1 ... Read full review

Contents

So These Hand Towels Are Merely
11
Can We Just Rent a Child Actor to Spend
26
Are There Carbs in Bread? The Challenge
48
Should We Hemorrhage Money on Jimmy
70
Is Losing the Checkbook the Same
81
Can We Schedule Some Sex for a Week
93
Wouldnt Sleeping in the Guest Room
102
How Come the Only Dinner Reservation
112
Last Week Were We Having a Debate about
151
What Are We Going to Do if Theres
162
What Do You Mean You Dont Like
173
Now That Were All Settled In We Should
183
Dont We Have a Constitutional Right
194
Does the Company Softball Game Count
203
How Long Have We Been Married?
215
Signs You May Actually Be in Trouble
225

A Cruise to Alaska? In November?
122
Are You Free to Have Drinks with This
134
Conclusion Nothing Is More Fun than Being Married
233
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Peter Scott is the author of Well Groomed: A Wedding Planner for What’s- His-Name (And His Bride).

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