Many years ago, one of LG's friends was standing at the alter of a Catholic church awaiting his future wife at the start of their wedding ceremony.
Just as the beautiful bride reached the top of the aisle and was about to embark upon her father-escorted walk to the alter, my buddy's best man whispered to him "Hey, John, just remember, there's only one thing worse than being alone when you're old."
"What's that?" asked John.
"Wishing you were alone!"
That story comes to mind far more often than LG would like to admit when contemplating marriage.
Ah, but that exchange was just an attempt at humor by the best man. It wasn't genuine advice. And, in fact, John and his wonderful bride are still married today, almost 20 years later.
Still, there's a teeny, tiny, microscopic little bit of LG that fears that this is what he's getting into:
When, in reality, he'd like to be signing on for this:
But let's face it men, nobody gets to sign on for the above in the real world.
Truth be told, LG is marrying the love of his life and couldn't be happier. He's not sure how much, if any, of the wedding and reception will be chronicled in The LG Report. That issue has to be discussed with his new life partner; LG is sensitive to the process of joint decision making now that he'll be one-half of a married couple -- especially since he's violated the rule a few times already!
But whatever is decided, this is what LG expects his marriage to be like: