eltiteretista (eltiteretista) wrote in binky_betsy,
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Another view at a comic strip proposal

For those who follow Retail by Norm Feuti regularly but for some reason missed everything that happened since March 2010 SPOILERS!

Starting on March 8, 2010; Marla (the protagonist) has a serious discussion with her live-in boyfriend about where their relationship is going. She feels that they have been a comfortable couple long enough to get married and feels a bit hurt that the thought has not entered HIS mind.

http://www.retailcomic.com/?m=201003&paged=3

I think Marla is right in wanting her feelings acknowledged, but her approach to marriage seems a bit dry to me. If she really wants to get married, why not propose herself? It's the 21st century after all.

Scott proposed on May 14, 2010
http://www.retailcomic.com/?m=201005&paged=2

What do you people think of this discussion of marriage versus the Settlepocalypse?
I think they are similar, because they both feel a bit phoned in. A least Marla has a firm standing on what she needs and wants, unlike Lizardbreath.
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