Okay, so me and my fiance, Derek, have been engaged for two years now. We were supposed to be married last year, but his parents could not make it because they were on vacation. Well, rather than cancel the vacation, they asked us to change the date of our wedding. So it was pushed off. Then we were planning on getting married this year, in May, but I got into a serious car accident and did not want to walk down the isle in the condition I was in; imagine looking at those photos in 10 years! Anyways, we moved from our great house in Boston to a NY suburb (nice, but not my "scene"). Anyways, Derek is a financial anaylist. And he has new clients, and naturally dinner parties come with them. WELL! Not only did we move here to be closer to his mother that was ill (without much hesitation from me because I'd want to be near my mother as well). But, it was rather bad timing (then again is there every good timing to get ill?). I had just gotten into a new school teaching, he was promoted, and our lives were happy. But now with the move, and the new house, I think he's expecting too much of me. 1) Moving is not easy! I'm sure I don't need to explain 2) I left a life behined in Boston but I'm prepared to start a new one with him here in NY 3) I'm starting at a new High School NEXT week, I was only hired LAST week 4) He expects me to re-decorate our house so that it's approperiate for cock tail parties and that type of thing. Although I've explained this before, I think he has the same mentality as many Americans that being a teacher is easy because we get summers off. Well I sure as hell haven't had a summer off since college! This past week I've stayed up late creating lesson plans, worksheets, plans, handouts, etc! And then he has the nerve to tell me that I'm in charge of decorating the house becase "He's TOO BUSY!" Sorry about my rant, but I had to get it out of me!