Like most married couples, my wife, Jenny, and I sometimes have to admit that even though we love each other with all our hearts, there are times when both of us would like to wring each other’s neck.
Jenny and I usually are in agreement on the bigger issues in our life together; things like families, careers, managing money or raising our three children. However, like most couples, it’s the little things we do that manage to drive one another crazy. And despite our best efforts over the past 12 years, we have been unable to change each other’s “endearing” little habits and traits.
For example, instead of taking a dirty dish to the kitchen when she is done eating, my wife will wait until I’m heading to the kitchen and ask me to take it for her. Sometimes, she even gets up and goes into the kitchen once or twice to get or refill a drink without taking it with her. Only when I make the slightest movement toward the kitchen does she suddenly acknowledge that there’s a dirty dish (still) right in front of her.
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