How did one make domestic routine sound like connubial bliss when the highlight of my day had been the hour my partner and I spent together in the garden admiring our new roses?
Look for ‘scholarly’ studies in the years to come, tracing every blip in the Canadian divorce rate to the gays and their subversive connubial happiness.
For all its white heat, in other words, the sur-reality of Friday Night left me alone in the earthbound darkness, coolly and contractively contemplating the state of my own connubial bond.
At a time when tabloid headlines and reality TV shows make a nightly travesty of eternal devotion and connubial bliss, queer sweethearts have provided the season's most sincere and sentimental romantic comedy.
His armpits start smelling of meat; he becomes an urban caveman, forever subjecting Russia to ‘the detailed exaction of his connubial rights’.
And perhaps that's why I did what I did, that interminable January, putting hearth and home and 40 years of relatively blissful connubiality , to say nothing of children's inheritance, at risk.
No matter our culture, class, connubiality , community, or conviviality we as Christians are unified in our profession of Christ as Lord.
Boys and girls, now connubially linked, escape at last on the very final page.
And off they go and connubially link themselves without even having the banns read.
I like to think of myself as an easy-going, connubially minded sort of chap, so I'm always disturbed by my response to this.