Monday, July 9, 2007
The party that you aren't invited to
How do you juggle a new relationship and a deep-rooted friendship?
When I've fallen hard, I'm embarrassed to admit I've dropped the ball(s).
I've tried the whole "come with us" thing, but in the end, the third wheel becomes more like the flat tire... that drags behind.
The 3rd wheel becomes:
-- The person who rolls her eyes when you tell her all the cutesy things your man does for you.
-- The person who is a constant reminder that there's a party on Friday night, that you are missing for a quiet night at home.
But, when the newlywed phase fizzles out, it's that person who comes to your rescue and puts the air back in your tire.
Dane Cook's take on the 3rd wheel:
When you don't have love, it's like there's a party going on, and everybody was invited, except for you. And you just happened to be walking by that house in the rain... (sigh) "I wasn't invited to this party." But then, once you're IN love, that's like being inside that party, going "Where's my jacket? I wanna get outta here. where's my jacket?"
Posted by sarah at 9:24 AM