Bard Dad Rule 4″ You’re not marrying one person

Couple getting married with whole family in the background

Marrying one person? Surprise! You’ve just won the ‘Family Lottery’ – additional in-laws, eccentric uncles, touchy sisters-in-law, close – talking brothers-in-law and chatty cousins included! Better start practicing for those family trivia nights!

-Kevin B. Leigh

In-Laws: The Bonus Level of Marriage”

Pop the champagne, you’re getting hitched! You’re ready for a life of romantic bliss, shared dreams, and…your partner’s weird and wacky family? That’s right, folks. The unspoken clause of your marital contract reads, “You’re not marrying one; you’re marrying the whole family.”

Now, before you start hyperventilating, let’s consider this from a different angle. Think of it like this: marriage is a video game, and your partner’s family is the surprise bonus level. You thought you were just signing up for Player 2, but surprise, you’ve unlocked a whole new realm of characters!

First, there’s your spouse’s mum, the final arbiter of all family recipes. Remember, no matter how good your apple pie is, it will never quite rival hers. Then you have the loud uncle with an endless supply of dad jokes that make even yours seem like comedy gold. And let’s not forget the overly curious cousin, who has an uncanny knack for asking deeply personal questions at the most inappropriate moments.

But look on the bright side – these bonus characters add spice to the game of life. They’re the secret ingredient that transforms your regular dinner parties into comedy shows. They’re the colourful backdrop that turns every family gathering into an episode of a sitcom. And hey, they also make terrific babysitters!

So yes, when you tie the knot, you’re not just marrying your beloved. You’re also getting an all-access pass to a unique club with its own traditions, stories, and quirks. It might be a wild ride, but it’s also one that’s full of love, laughter, and plenty of unforgettable moments.

As you embark on this marital journey, remember this: In-laws are like box of chocolates – you never know what you’re going to get. But, with a dash of humor and a whole lot of patience, you might just find that the ‘Family Lottery’ is the best game in town.

So, buckle up, newlyweds. The ride’s just getting started. Welcome to the Bonus Level of Marriage – may your game be long, your lives be happy, and your in-laws be…interesting! ????????????????

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Just a little boy from Ireland, who became a staunch American while raising three boys, creating three companies, and being married for 30 years
Author: Barddad
Just a little boy from Ireland, who became a staunch American while raising three boys, creating three companies, and being married for 30 years