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The thoughtful husband :

It is important for men to remember that, as women grow older, it becomes
harder for them to maintain the same quality of housekeeping as when they
were younger. When you notice this, try not to yell at them. Some are
over-sensitive and there's nothing worse than an over-sensitive woman.

My name is Jim. Let me relate how I handled the situation with my wife,
Peggy. When I retired a few years ago, it became neces sary for Peggy to
get a full-time job along with her part-time job, both for extra income and
for the health benefits that we needed.

Shortly after she started working, I noticed she was beginning to show her
age. I usually get home from the golf club about the same time she gets
home from work and although she knows how hungry I am, she almost always
says she has to rest for half an hour or so before she starts dinner. I
don't yell at her. Instead, I tell her to take her time and just wake me
when she gets dinner on the table.

I generally have lunch in the Men's Grill at the club so eating out twice is
not reasonable. I'm ready for some home-cooked grub when I hit that door.

She used to do the dishes as soon as we finished eating. Now it's not
unusual for them to sit on the table for several hours after dinner. I do
what I can by diplomatically reminding her several times each evening that
they won't clean themselves. ; I know she really appreciates this, as it
does seem to motivate her to get them done before she goes to bed.

Another symptom of aging is complaining, I think. For example she will say
that it is difficult for her to find time to pay the monthly bills during
her lunch hour. Boys, we take 'em for better or worse, so I just smile and
offer encouragement. I tell her to stretch it out over two, or even three
days. That way she won't have to rush so much.

I also remind her that missing lunch completely now and then wouldn't hurt
her any (if you know what I mean).

I like to think tact is one of my strong points. When doing simple jobs,
she seems to think she needs more rest periods. She had to take a break
when she was only half finished mowing the lawn. I try not to make a scene.
I'm a fair man. I tell her to fix herself a nice, big, cold glass of
freshly squeezed lemonade and just sit for a while and as long as she is
making one for herself, she may as well make one for me too.

I know that I probably look like a saint in the way I support Peggy. I'm
not saying that showing this much consideration is easy. Many men will find
it difficult. Some will even find it impossible! Nobody knows better than
I do how frustrating women get as they get older.

However, guys, even if you just use a little more tact and less criticism of
your aging wife because of this article, I will consider that writing it was
well worthwhile. After all, we are put on this earth to help each other.

Signed, Jim

EDITOR'S NOTE: Jim died suddenly on May 27 of a perforated rectum. The
police report says he was found with a Calloway extra long 50-inch
Big
Bertha Driver II golf club jammed up his rear end, with barely 5 inches of
grip showing and a sledge hammer laying nearby. His wife Peggy was
arrested and charged with murder. The all-woman jury took only 15 minutes
to find her Not Guilty, accepting her defense that Jim somehow, without
looking, accidentally sat down on his golf club.
 

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:cheeky1::cheeky1::cheeky1:LMAO!!!!!!:cheeky1::cheeky1::cheeky1::cheeky1::cheeky1::cheeky1:Good one!:clapper::clapper::clapper:



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:cheeky1::cheeky1::cheeky1::cheeky1::cheeky1:just about pissed my self :cheeky1::cheeky1::cheeky1::cheeky1::cheeky1::cheeky1::cheeky1::cheeky1:
 

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:cooler:I think since I'm retired I should try that. :cooldevil:
 

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LUV2WING wrote:
:cooler:I think since I'm retired I should try that. :cooldevil:
What sitting on your golf club? not really a wise idea.:D
 

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Rick S wrote:
LUV2WING wrote:
:cooler:I think since I'm retired I should try that. :cooldevil:
What sitting on your golf club? not really a wise idea.:D



Hopefully it wouldn't go that far. :action:
 

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Oh Yea !!!!!!!!!:cheeky1::cheeky1::cheeky1:
 

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Somehow, this scared me.
 

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My wife just told me the dog needs to go outside, I believe I will attend to that eventhough Idon't play golf.
 

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HuHummm!!!! Did I hear somebody say something??? Nope I didn't think so...:D
 
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