Arlo and Janis by Jimmy Johnson

Arlo and Janis

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  1. tammyspeakslife

    tammyspeakslife GoComics PRO Member said, almost 2 years ago

    Beauty is in the eye of the beholder. Even if he needs help saying it

  2. Arianne

    Arianne said, almost 2 years ago

    Well, there’s a new wrinkle…

  3. peterhuppertz

    peterhuppertz said, almost 2 years ago

    @Fairportfan:
    There are times you need to say “the right thing”.

    And there are times when you need to speak The Truth And Nothing But. I think this is such a time.

    When a beautiful older woman strives to look ‘young and pretty’, the end result is usually disastrous.

  4. KaminoNeko

    KaminoNeko said, almost 2 years ago

    Terrible choice of words, there, Arlo…

  5. olddog1

    olddog1 said, almost 2 years ago

    Try “still pretty at any age.” No longer either is not a good way to insure your safety.

  6. Respectful Troll

    Respectful Troll said, almost 2 years ago

    She apparently has little respect for a man who would want a wife that looks like her.
    Silly.
    I’ve been married over 30 years and like my kids, as long as she’s healthy, she’s perfect! :)
    C.

  7. bawana

    bawana said, almost 2 years ago

    Afterwards, they ALWAYS look like a freak show!

  8. JoeStoppinghem

    JoeStoppinghem GoComics PRO Member said, almost 2 years ago

    I disagree, Arlo is saying the right thing.
    .
    If she goes through with it, she wouldn’t be his Janis.

  9. CPO CG

    CPO CG said, almost 2 years ago

    Women are like a fine wine, both get better (and more expensive) with age.

  10. fierorose

    fierorose said, almost 2 years ago

    After 41 years, my husband still calls me his ‘pretty lady’, and that means more to me than any procedure could! (Even though I have never been ‘pretty’!)

  11. avalanch

    avalanch said, almost 2 years ago

    Like Janis said, she’s doing it for herself, not for Arlo. I can understand why Arlo isn’t particularly comfortable with that. At their age if she doesn’t think she looks good then how does she feel about his looks?

  12. QuietStorm27

    QuietStorm27 GoComics PRO Member said, almost 2 years ago

    Uh oh! :-!

  13. Dampwaffle

    Dampwaffle said, almost 2 years ago

    Janis is fishing for “permission” to do something utterly ridiculous and selfish that won’t give her what she wants in the end. And she’s putting Arlo in an impossible position. If he supports her she’ll get mad because she’ll think he’s implying she needs plastic surgery, and if he doesn’t support her, he comes off the loser, too.

  14. Rugeirn Drienborough

    Rugeirn Drienborough said, almost 2 years ago

    “Janis, I love you just the way you are.” That’s the formula. Lerner and Lowe said it beautifully way back in the 50’s when they wrote “How To Handle A Woman” for their famous musical, Camelot.

  15. bagbalm

    bagbalm said, almost 2 years ago

    Not when it is fake. Enough of these ‘procedures’ and they look like a space alien. They ‘tuck’ until their ears meet on the back of their head.

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