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Why Do We Always Want Something Better For Our Children Than What We Had For Ourselves?
Tags:napoleon complex, short, short man, short man syndrome, father, fathers, fatherhood, son, sons, kid, kids, children, height, heights, tall, taller, tallness, self conscious, bitter, sight gag, visual gag, someday, compensate, compensating, compensation, compensates, compensated, expectation, expected, expectations, parenting, parental, parenthood, impossible standards, high standards, impossible, impossible goal, impossible goals, unattainable, unreasonable, unreasonable expectation
"What next?" "Don't tell me."
Tags:offices, office job, office jobs, office work, office worker, office workers, monotony, monotonous, repetition, repetitive, rat race, the rat race, sarcasm, sarcastic, bored, boredom, modern life, modern times, modern attitudes, bitter, bitterness, resentful, resentment, the 9 to 5, the nine to five
"Those who can't do teach others not to do."
"I've never forgiven him for that thing I made up in my head."
Tags:relationship, relationships, relationship issues, relationship problems, marriage, marriages, married life, couple, couples, husband, husbands, wife, wives, spouse, spouses, partner, partners, boyfriend, boyfriends, girlfriends, date, dates, dating, argument, arguments, arguing, fight, fights, fighting, conflict, conflicts, woman, women, females, stereotype, stereotypes, made up, imaginary, imagination, imagined, imagined slight, imagined offence, imagined offense, forgive, forgiveness, holding a grudge, bitter, resentment, spiteful, gossip, gossiping
"Divorce was a bitter pill, but so was marriage."
"I won't need a bag. I'll eat it here."
Tags:valentines day, valentine's day, single, alone, lonely, loneliness, chocolate, chocolates, chocolate box, chocolate boxes, box of chocolates, gift giving, sweetheart, sweethearts, bitter, bitterness, takeaway, impatient, impatience, would you like a bag, shopping bag, shopping bags, greed, greedy, feb 14
"Oh, not much. Just sitting here sifting through an old scrapbook of past injustices and imagined slights."
Tags:relationship, relationships, relationship issues, relationship problems, bitter, bitterness, scrapbook, scrapbooks, album, albums, injustice, injustices, slight, slights, imagined, imaginary, insult, insults, grievances, grievance, hostile, anti-social, irritable, crabby, grumpy, moody, middle-age, middle age, middle aged, middle-aged, old, elderly, old people, elderly people, senior, seniors, senior citizen, senior citizens, aging, ageing, growing old, growing older, getting older, getting old, growing old, old age, over the hill, over-the-hill
"That's the dating guru."
Tags:guru, gurus, dating tip, dating tips, dating advice, love life, love-life, spiritualist, spiritualists, hermit, hermits, spiritual journey, spiritual journeys, wise men, wise man, wisdom, wisdoms, recluse, couples counselling, relationship counselling, marriage therapy, marriage coach, dating coach, dating coaches, love life, popularity, unpopular, bitter, bitterness
A man shoots cupid with an arrow.
Tags:cupid, cupid's arrow, cupids arrow, valentine, valentines, valentines day, valentine's day, revenge, vengeance, single, kill, kills, killing, murder, murders, murdering, cherub, cherubim, romance, romantic, bitter, bitterness, anger, angers, angry, furious, lonely, loneliness, unhappy, unhappiness, alone
"His coffee's always crap for about a week after the MacArthur genius-grant winners are announced."
Tags:slang, cowboy, cowboys, cow boy, cow boys, wild west, west, western, westerns, old west, wild wild west, horseback, horses, horse, pony, pony express, ye olde, modern, modern life, modernity, yehaw, cowboy hat, hat, 10 gallon hat, ten gallon hat, pants, chaps, saloon, saloons, sheriff, sheriffs, deputy, deputies, genius grant, genius, fellows, fellows program, coffee, coffees, bitter, loss, lost, bitterness, bitterly, upset, clash, culture clash
'You never did say you were sorry.'
Tags:hockey, ice hockey, penalty box, penalty boxes, penalty, penalties, penalise, penalises, sorry, apology, apologies, apologise, apologises, foul, fouls, fouling, fouled, bitter, bitterness, fisticuffs, fight, fights, fighting, fought, punch up, punch ups, opposition, player, players, the flying mccoys, flying mccoys
"If you tasted like a Umami, where would you be hiding?"
Tags:umami, japanese, taste, tastes, savory, savoury, sweet, sour, bitter, salty, tasty, hungry, hunger, hunt, hunting, hunter, hunters, gatherer, gatherers, food, foods, meat, meats, cavemen, caveman, cave dweller, cave dwellers, monosodium glutamate, msg, paleolithic, primitive, cooking, cooks, cook, chef, chefs
For Today's Dad
Tags:bitter, bitterness, bitterly, daddy issues, daddy problems, fatherhood, fathers, fathers and sons, dad, dads, parent, parents, parenting, redundancy, redundant, competitive, competitively, cards, card, unemployed, unemployment, complex, oedipal complex, oedipus complex, patronise, patronising, patronised, patronises, retired, retires, retire, retiree, modern, modern family, unhappy families, family matters, modern life, greetings cards, greeting cards, father's day, fathers day
"I don't want to remember her like this. I want to remember her for the mean thing she said in 1981."
Tags:death, dead, funeral, funerals, funeral service, funeral service, wake, wakes, memorial, memorials, memorial service, memorial services, casket, caskets, coffin, coffins, dead body, dead bodies, corpse, corpses, mourn, mourning, mourner, mourners, bereaved, grieving, remember, remembering, remembrance, remembering the dead, memory, memories, mean, mean comment, mean comments, comment, comments, petty, grudge, grudges, holding a grudge, resentful, resentment, bitter, relationship, relationships, family, families
"Apparently, they're going through a very bitter courtship."
"The art lady came in and told me all people want is derivative crap."
Tags:art, artist, artists, artistry, derivative, sales, seller, sellers, bestseller, bestsellers, bestselling, best-seller, best-sellers, best-selling, popular, pop art, popularity, crap, lowest common denominator, compromise, compromises, comprosing, art teacher, art teachers, teacher, teachers, teaching, bitter, bitterness, garbage
Congratulations- Wholehearted/Tinged with Envy
Tags:congratulations, congrats, congratulate, congrats, celebration, celebrate, wholesome, sincere, insincere, envy, envious, jealous, jealousy, resent, resentful, celebrations, card, cards, letter, envelope, letters, envelopes, wishes, present, presents, friend, family, enemy, frenemy, resent, bitter, bitterness
"Negotiations are going to be tougher than I thought. Your wife is being backed by Syria."
Make an Offer
Tags:husband, husbands, wife, wives, relationship, relationships, couple, couples, spouse, spouses, unhappy, failing relationship, marriage, married, failed marriage, divorce, divorcing, separating, for sale, yard sale, boot sale, garage sale, small business, name your price, bid, bidding, bidder, auction, auctioneer, auctioneers, old age, bitter, sarcasm, sarcastic
Bob Dole's Post Cards from the Edge
Tags:bob dole, candidate, candidates, presidential candidate, presidential candidates, republican nominee, loser, losers, losing, election, elections, election '96, 1996, presidential election, presidential elections, third person, rage, rages, raging, bad loser, sore loser, sore losers, bitter, bitterness, sour grapes, clinton-dole, bill clinton, reelected, reelection, re-election
"I'm not sending Christmas cards this year."
"We planned to go out for a birthday dinner, but he's decided he'd rather celebrate by staying home and obsessing about what he's failed to accomplish over the past forty years."
Tags:middle-age, middle age, middle-aged, middle aged, mid-life crisis, midlife crisis, turning 40, over the hill, over-the hill, aging, ageing, growing old, growing older, getting old, getting older, birthday, birthdays, celebrating, celebration, celebrations, depressed, depression, regret, regrets, obsessing, brooding, failure, failures, staying in, staying home, birthday dinner, birthday dinners, disappointment, bitter, lamenting, psychology, mental health
"I just don't have it in me today..." "Well, aren't you the lucky one."
Tags:bad day, bad days, having a bad day, having bad days, misanthrope, misanthropes, misanthropy, angry, anger, anger management, bitter, snark, snarky, snarky response, over it, being over it, can't take it any more, pedantic, pedantic conversation, pedantic conversations, cliche, cliches, frustration, frustrated, coping, cope, sick, sickness, illness, ill, mental state, mental stages, emotion, emotions, emotional, emotional reaction, reaction, overreact, overreaction
"He's no longer here!"
Tags:last day, last days, fire, fired, firing, firings, layoff, layoffs, lay-off, lay-offs, laid off, sacked, sacking, sackings, downsize, downsizes, downsizing, restructure, restructures, restructuring, secretary, secretaries, pack up, packs up, packing up, leave, leaves, leaving, final day, final days, job, jobs, worker, workers, bitter, bitterness, anger, angry, furious
"What can I say? I was an English major."
Tags:grammar, grammar nazi, grammar nazis, fewer, items or less, correction, correct, english, english major, college, college graduate, grad, graduates, humanities, job, jobs, bitter, bitterness, world of work, literature, lit major, language, language skills, literacy, literate, literacy skills, register, registers, cash register, supermarket, supermarkets, groceries, grocery store, store, stores, clerk, clerks, proof, proofread, proofreading