Barking up the Wrong Tree

Every so often I like to crack open Redbook magazine to see what’s happening in the world. And by every so often, I mean every 3,000 miles, when I’m sitting in the Jiffy Lube waiting area. From the 20 or so minutes I devote to Redbook ever three months, I’ve discerned that it is essentially Cosmo for married women.

In the December 2010 issue, there’s half a page devoted to things readers do keep their marriages fun or something like that. Like, say, high five-ing each other a lot (real example). Or like the woman who explains that she and her husband really want a dog but their building doesn’t allow them, so every day when she comes home he comes to the door on all fours, barks, jumps up on her and licks her face.

Yeah. Not everything is for sharing.

  • The Absent Minded Housewife

    Not everything is for sharing? Well, there goes my comment then.

    Party pooper.

  • rick minnehan

    i read that , wow.

  • Leigha

    Eeew. That sounds like two completely proven ways to make a marriage hover at the threshold of ‘tolerably lame’.

    Loving your humor!