Category Archives: International Marriage

I became a Trophy Wife – That life seemed very good until We understood the thing I had been quitting

That life seemed very good until we understood the thing I ended up being stopping

It absolutely was a tale. The sort of joke that is really real, you laugh about any of it within the hopes of deflecting that truth. Something you talk about first, before other people can. “Haha, she’s my trophy spouse! Aren’t we funny!”

I happened to be within my twenties that are early we came across; he had been currently over 40, 17 years avove the age of me personally. And 17 gazillion times wealthier. He’d a good household and a profitable company partnership and a 401(k) and an Audi. I experienced figuratively speaking and a toaster range and two kitties.

Well, I soon had just one single pet. It had been determined before we married that I would give away one of mine. Continue reading

I tried to buy a gun at Walmart twice, and roadblocks left me empty-handed both times

The availability of guns at Walmart has become a hotly debated issue in the wake of two deadly shootings at its stores that killed 24 people.

More than 128,000 people have signed a petition urging Walmart to stop selling guns and take a stronger stance against firearms since the shootings at stores in El Paso, Texas, and Southaven, Mississippi. But the company has said it has no plans to stop selling them.

I went to Walmart with the intention of buying a gun last week as part of an investigation into the placement, selection, marketing, and security of firearms in Walmart’s stores, and to learn more about the retailer’s processes governing gun sales.

My journey to bring a gun home from Walmart turned out to be far more complicated than I expected.

I hit a roadblock before I even left the house. Continue reading