Hey, young man! Here's what no one tells you about marriage

There are so many things you don't realise you're signing up for when you say 'I do'

27 September 2020 - 00:02 By and ndumiso ngcobo

One Friday 16 years ago, I got up, took a shower, brushed my teeth, shaved, smeared Vaseline Blue Seal all over myself, applied roll-on to my armpits and put on a suit and formal shoes to go stand in front of a priest and promise to love and cherish one woman.

People think I say this for comic effect, but I actually believed that after that ceremony I would take off the suit and go outside to play with my friends for the rest of my life, intermittently coming back home to a plate of food she had cooked...

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