My sister retold this story this weekend and it just reminded me of how funny it really is.
For those of you who don’t know, I’m a newlywed. My husband and I got married in May last year. And this year has been so full of learning. I learn something new about my husband and our relationship every day. We’ve had some really funny moments. We’ve had some sad and stressful times. But overall, it’s been a good year.
I’m the baby of the family. Like, the way baby. My sisters are 15 and 14 years older than me. So I was just a kid when they were newlyweds.
When my sister E was first married to her husband J they lived in a two bedroom house in Raleigh with one of their best friends as a roommate. J and the roommate had gone out to a concert one night and returned home late and a little…intoxicated. When J went to bed, he kept disrupting E with his snoring (he sure can saw some wood) so she kept yelling at him. Finally, he got up and left the room. E figured, thank God, he’s going to sleep on the couch. But then she hears a door open and she wonders if it’s the front door. And then she hears this….sound. She leaps from the bed and runs down the hall to find J standing spread eagle in the doorway to the Dining Room holding the frame above his head with both hands…peeing away. E starts screaming every obscenity in the book. J finishes peeing and turns calmly towards E and says, You know. I can’t win for nothing and heads back to bed!!
Luckily so far in my marriage my dear husband has always used a toilet (at least to my knowledge) but I’m sure as my nieces and nephews grow, I’ll have some funny newlywed stories to tell and retell to them!