3.21.2008

Real Reasons Men, Women Cry At Weddings

Women cry at weddings. 

It does not matter if they are related or even know the bride and groom, women cry at weddings. They could be watching a TV commercial for canned soup in a jar, and if it has a bride in a wedding dress, women will cry. It is a scientifically proven fact.

Sentimentality is another word often used interchangeably with women, especially when it comes to long traipsing veils, elegantly stitched beading, embroidered tablecloths, bedspreads and peu de chose.

Men, well, men do cry at weddings, but no one ever sees the tears. It's that "life as you knew it has changed forever, pal" sort of whimpering in the corner that men -- married and free -- do.

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1 comment:

Debra said...

I think we cry, especially as we get older, because we see ourselves up there again. We realize how little we knew then, how much we've learned, that the spun sugar in the icing isn't real. Marriage is so much more complicated that what goings on at a wedding. A wedding is a show. A marriage, like in Sondheim's "Into the Woods," is the ever after.