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Re: Advice for dealing with wife
« Reply #30 on: January 31, 2013, 04:23:01 PM »

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What about buying a storage valet for your stuff?  Something like this would seemingly be presentable enough:



I have a simpler version for my nightstand; it works great.

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Re: Advice for dealing with wife
« Reply #31 on: January 31, 2013, 04:25:56 PM »

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What about buying a storage valet for your stuff?  Something like this would seemingly be presentable enough:



I have a simpler version for my nightstand; it works great.
that is what the cozy is basically, except it doesn't open and close, the stuff just sits on top.  It has nice felt and stuff.  It actually looks pretty nice.  She just wants everything in the drawers and out of the way, which just seems odd to me.
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Re: Advice for dealing with wife
« Reply #32 on: January 31, 2013, 04:26:16 PM »

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So storage valet = murse = man's jewelry box right?

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Re: Advice for dealing with wife
« Reply #33 on: January 31, 2013, 04:27:00 PM »

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Sit her down, give her a piece of chocolate (dames love chocolate), and explain to her slowly and carefully why she's upset and why that is a foolish and irrational way to feel.  If she interrupts or tries to correct you, repeat yourself slower and more loudly. 

When it seems like she's getting it, pat her gently on the head, wink, and say "now don't you feel a little silly?  That could've ruined the game for me."  Give her another piece of chocolate, put your feet up, and knock out a few beers.  Sneak the empties into the desk drawers if you want to share a few laughs together later, but that's optional - you've earned a little "me" time.


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You forgot the part where the next day you say, "You've been eating a lot of chocolate.  Maybe it's time to get you a gym membership".  Guaranteed success.

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Re: Advice for dealing with wife
« Reply #34 on: January 31, 2013, 04:28:21 PM »

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Re: Advice for dealing with wife
« Reply #35 on: January 31, 2013, 04:30:23 PM »

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Sit her down, give her a piece of chocolate (dames love chocolate), and explain to her slowly and carefully why she's upset and why that is a foolish and irrational way to feel.  If she interrupts or tries to correct you, repeat yourself slower and more loudly. 

When it seems like she's getting it, pat her gently on the head, wink, and say "now don't you feel a little silly?  That could've ruined the game for me."  Give her another piece of chocolate, put your feet up, and knock out a few beers.  Sneak the empties into the desk drawers if you want to share a few laughs together later, but that's optional - you've earned a little "me" time.


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You forgot the part where the next day you say, "You've been eating a lot of chocolate.  Maybe it's time to get you a gym membership".  Guaranteed success.

She already got a gym membership for Christmas.  It was the surprise bonus gift hidden in the bag for the new vacuum. 

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« Reply #36 on: January 31, 2013, 04:32:16 PM »

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My advice?

Draw the users.
Use the drawers.

No big fuss, and e'rythin'll be all right.
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Re: Advice for dealing with wife
« Reply #37 on: January 31, 2013, 04:33:08 PM »

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Sit her down, give her a piece of chocolate (dames love chocolate), and explain to her slowly and carefully why she's upset and why that is a foolish and irrational way to feel.  If she interrupts or tries to correct you, repeat yourself slower and more loudly. 

When it seems like she's getting it, pat her gently on the head, wink, and say "now don't you feel a little silly?  That could've ruined the game for me."  Give her another piece of chocolate, put your feet up, and knock out a few beers.  Sneak the empties into the desk drawers if you want to share a few laughs together later, but that's optional - you've earned a little "me" time.


/warning: contents of post for entertainment purposes only.  Written by trained professional.  Do not attempt.


You forgot the part where the next day you say, "You've been eating a lot of chocolate.  Maybe it's time to get you a gym membership".  Guaranteed success.

She already got a gym membership for Christmas.  It was the surprise bonus gift hidden in the bag for the new vacuum.

And if she gets a little upset at this, just tell her:

If you want to sleep on the couch tonight, I'll understand.

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Re: Advice for dealing with wife
« Reply #38 on: January 31, 2013, 04:34:28 PM »

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What about buying a storage valet for your stuff?  Something like this would seemingly be presentable enough:



I have a simpler version for my nightstand; it works great.
that is what the cozy is basically, except it doesn't open and close, the stuff just sits on top.  It has nice felt and stuff.  It actually looks pretty nice.  She just wants everything in the drawers and out of the way, which just seems odd to me.

Well, I'm with you.  It would drive me crazy, if the thing isn't an eyesore. 

Does the cozy fit in the drawers?  It seems like an inefficient waste of time and space, but I suppose it's a potential compromise.

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Re: Advice for dealing with wife
« Reply #39 on: January 31, 2013, 04:35:08 PM »

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Sit her down, give her a piece of chocolate (dames love chocolate), and explain to her slowly and carefully why she's upset and why that is a foolish and irrational way to feel.  If she interrupts or tries to correct you, repeat yourself slower and more loudly. 

When it seems like she's getting it, pat her gently on the head, wink, and say "now don't you feel a little silly?  That could've ruined the game for me."  Give her another piece of chocolate, put your feet up, and knock out a few beers.  Sneak the empties into the desk drawers if you want to share a few laughs together later, but that's optional - you've earned a little "me" time.


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Oh man that's hilarious.

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Re: Advice for dealing with wife
« Reply #40 on: January 31, 2013, 04:39:22 PM »

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What about buying a storage valet for your stuff?  Something like this would seemingly be presentable enough:



I have a simpler version for my nightstand; it works great.
that is what the cozy is basically, except it doesn't open and close, the stuff just sits on top.  It has nice felt and stuff.  It actually looks pretty nice.  She just wants everything in the drawers and out of the way, which just seems odd to me.

Well, I'm with you.  It would drive me crazy, if the thing isn't an eyesore. 

Does the cozy fit in the drawers?  It seems like an inefficient waste of time and space, but I suppose it's a potential compromise.

Bull-crap it is. That jackbooted thug Moranis called a wife already got her compromise with the desk/sideboard thingy! Now he's gotta put his man-box into her lady drawers on top of everything?!

Im invested now. Moranis, you put your wallet and crap on the kitchen counter, lean back in a kitchen chair and see what happens. Next move is hers.

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Re: Advice for dealing with wife
« Reply #41 on: January 31, 2013, 04:41:40 PM »

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Im invested now. Moranis, you put your wallet and crap on the kitchen counter, lean back in a kitchen chair and see what happens. Next move is hers.

I still think this is much better than actually trying to argue it. 

Use your actions, not your words.

Re: Advice for dealing with wife
« Reply #42 on: January 31, 2013, 04:50:49 PM »

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You guys are way more rational with your wives than you are with your trade ideas.

I'm with Roy, we need to see a photo of this cozy.

Re: Advice for dealing with wife
« Reply #43 on: January 31, 2013, 05:12:48 PM »

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A great thread to read as a single man.

Giving me a nice window into the future me.  Cozy issues.


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Re: Advice for dealing with wife
« Reply #44 on: January 31, 2013, 05:33:22 PM »

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For the benefite of the forum, I took the liberty to illustrate how this conversation really went:


 

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