Thursday

mrs. somebody

I have been living sans husband since September of 2002, and have been divorced since September of 'o4, yet I continue to get mail for "Mrs. Christopher Granju." I got some today, in fact.

I wasn't "Mrs. Christopher Granju" even when I was married. I never agreed to change my name to Christopher or even Chris. And if folks want to give me an honorary title, I would prefer "Dr." or "President" to "Mrs."

12 comments:

Anonymous said...

and we wonder with an attitude like this why your former husband went sniffing around elsewhere???
adultery is always wrong but honey, in a lot of cases the other person does stuff that makes it a mighty attractive option. maybe while you were inhaling all that feminism you forgot to learn how to keep your man. it seems from your blog the only guys that are drawn to you are ones that like women to dominate them.

Dewi said...

Dear Mrs. President,

We’re still getting my dead M-I-L mail four years later.

I have a park acquaintance who named her dog “Mr. President”. He’s a nasty stupid little dog, a rescue that only the kindest person would take home.

;)

katie allison granju said...

I do "inhale a lot of feminism." It makes me positively giddy! Better than airplane glue.

You should try it. Oh, wait, then you might forget how to keep your man...

My bad.

Katie

Anonymous said...

nope. I grew up around a lot of the raving harpy feminists and now they are all sad old lonely old women. no thank you.

Dedanaan said...

Being without a man doesn't mean you're sad or lonely, especially if you're the alternative, Anonymous. Being with a man can be even more sad and lonely.

katie allison granju said...

If I ever decide to become a rock star, I am definitely naming my band "The Raving Harpies."

--Katie

Anonymous said...

yup..thats Katie, turn it all into a joke....
I agree a bad relationship is better than none. but how sad to be forty or fifty and realize that you are not married not because you didnt meet the right person or you were meant to be single but because your ideology almost virtually guaranteed that the men you would come in contact with were not looking for what you were looking for. or to reach middle age and realize that you have been looking for all the wrong things in life. no finding a man isnt the most important thing but jettisoning it and then regretting it in old age is pretty sad. or like Katie treating the whole thing as a joke and maybe someday she wont be laughing about it anymore. the ONLY thing I can say is that her attitude and treating anything she is challenged on as an excuse to bring out what she thinks is her boundless wit; has helped me even further to see what a bunch of fruitcakes attachment parenters are. that and murderers...given how many babies have died in their parents beds as a result of thier propoganda.

gemini said...

Or maybe you'll reach middle-age with your values and principles intact and then meet & marry a truly great guy who loves you for yourself.

It can happen. It happened to me - and we've been happily together for 10 years now.

Anonymous said...

I didnt deny it could. that wasnt what I am talking about. I was talking about that feminist attitude that is a major turnoff to decent guys.

Dewi said...

Anonymous said...
" I was talking about that feminist attitude that is a major turnoff to decent guys."

You’re out of your mind!
Who would want a man that is not appreciative and turned on by an independent, self-sufficient, and confidant women?

You're a sad bitter person.

Anonymous said...

You are so wrong. I'd date Katie in a heartbeat. In fact, I have been mustering the courage to call her up and ask her out for several months now.

I don't want to date or marry a woman who is not a feminist. I am not a girly man, either. I even play rugby, which is how I met Katie, at a game.

Anonymous said...

Maybe the problem is that there aren't that many great guys out there.
Apparently the former husband went 'sniffing around' because he's incapable of being faithful, not because Katie did anything to make that a 'mighty attractive option.' Haven't you been paying attention? He cheated on her within a year of their wedding with one of her bridesmaids, for God's sake.

And anybody, male or female, who thinks rejecting feminism so you can 'keep your man' is an appropriate life goal needs to go back to the 50s. Or back to their cave...
And yes, I'm a woman and I'm married and have been for well over 10 years. To one of the few acceptable men in this anti-female town. To a man who accepts me for who I am, and doesn't expect me to be a clone of his mama and cook and clean for him while he explores other 'attractive options.' He's a feminist, just to be sure you know that, you anti-woman idiots. Why don't you just go to a strip club and leave the rest of us alone?