I was actually referring to going to a financial planner. You see, before I began cohabitating with Captain Spreadsheet, I never once thought about investing strategies. Why I ever went to business school is a riot, because the mere mention of finances and ROI and M&E and margins causes my eyes to glaze over....and not in the good way. So, during our meeting this morning, I likely bet it all on red, invested in Enron, or put Canetto's second wife in a good position to be a lady who lunches. (We celebrated increasing our life insurance coverage by planning a nice little hunting trip -- that Canetto thinks of everything!)
This meeting today got me thinking of other things I have done over the past ten (married) years that I never would have done had I spent those years as a single lady.
I would not have been propositioned by the swingers at my friend's wedding.
I would not have had to worry when my friend noted casually, "Isn't that Tim over there chatting up Halle Berry?"
I would not have had the pressure of keeping my husband's horrible secrets.
I would not have laughed myself silly over an episode or two involving Canetto at the doctor's office that I am not allowed to write about EVER...or else. (See "nice little hunting trip" above).
So I occasionally have to suffer through