It’s no secret amongst our friends that I tend to be forgetful, clumsy and sometimes just flat-out dumb. It’s not that I’m certainly stupid or anything, but I do get lazy. And when people get lazy, they make mistakes that they knew were bound to happen! I will say that our life has actually turned around in the past few years though. Is it because I found the power in myself to manage our time and priorities properly? Of course not – it’s because I’m married! My lovely wifey does a fantastic job of keeping track whenever all of us both have obligations to fulfill. For example, the air filters for our place used to last for years at a time. How gross is that, right? Well, when I was a bachelor, I believed it was up to the property owner to replace the air filters, but our property owner was the only woman more lazy than I was. My air conditioning also never gained the official seasonal tune-up it so desperately needed, because again – I believed that was up to the property owner to have our system check-ups scheduled. When our wifey came into the picture, she taught me to change the air filter out every week, and call the front office every numerous weeks – every afternoon, if needed – just to fulfill a toil order for the heating, ventilation as well as A/C units! My wifey was the stubborn, unwavering anchor I needed in our life to develop thick skin and expect better from people around me; Plus, the air quality inside our house has never been better than it is now! I know that’s the real secret to success in marriage: behind every fantastic person, there’s a best neighbor supporting them.

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