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I PUZZLED IN LOVE? WRITE TO CYNTHIA GREY
b Am 22, and have been engaged
j. toa man 28, since last July. Re
cently in planning our future, I
asked him if he would, after our
c marriage, call my parents
"father" and "mother." I am
T- willing to do likewise by his par-
5 He claims that I am asking too
g much, and claims that he hasso
v much reverence for his own par
ents that he cannot apply the
names to anyone else.
I feel that if he loved me as, he
3 should he would not make such
i an objection.
Do you think I am asking too
5 We had a little disagreement
last fall wherein he was to blame,
2 and he said it would never happen
again, but it has.
5f What do you think about the
prospect of married life for such
3, a couple? It looks as if he want
on ed me to concede to his wishes,
but is unwilling to concede any
thing to mine. Please do not put
2X this aside. M .
3 If a man values the words
" "father" and "mother" so highly,
it is quite probable that the word
."wife" will be very precious to
him. Would it not be a good
r plan to make yourself worthy of
the name in its finest meaning.
, As for the disagreement: True
love forgives; qan you forgive?
True love concedes more than
half without demur. Can you con
cede anything and hold your
Unless you can do all these
things, there is a fault somewhere
in your affection. True love never
considers how much it is getting,
only how much it can give. Bet
ter postpone your marriage until
you pan eliminate trivialities and
be content with the essentials of
I am 24 and am going with a
young lady, one year my junior.
She has done a lot of things that
were not just right, "but I over
looked them. In' the last seven or
eight months she has told me a
lot of lies, and whenI tell her
about them, .she always tries to
change the subject, and we gen
erally quarrel. Our marriage is
to take place in a few months, but
I am losing confidence in her. Do
you think she would male a good
wife? I know she loves me. Ad
vise me. G. W.
In"my opinion, people who have
not confidence in each other are
not truly mated, and should not
marry. Perhaps a serious talk
with the girl will make her real
ize this, and try to alter her behavior.
After escorting her to dances,
parties, etc., do you think a young
lady is under obligations of grati
tude to a young man? "Argu
ment." 'Certainly; although he should
be equally gratefuFfor .the pleas
ure of her society.
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