Things I Say vs. Things I Mean #2

What I said:

Me to my Husband on Memorial Day: I think the kids would really like it if we had a fondue party for dinner tonight.

Husband: No.

Me: Why not??

Husband: Well, I guess that’s fine as long as the fondue set is washed and put away tonight and not sitting on the counter forever.

Me: Okay, no problem.

What I meant:

The pot will most certainly still be sitting on the counter over a week from now, and I love you for going along with the whole fondue thing even though you know my track record for getting around to the “extra” dishes that don’t fit in the dishwasher…

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Things I Say vs. Things I Mean

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What I said to my husband: “I’ll work on getting the house picked up for tomorrow [because your mother is coming over.]”

What I meant (judging by how I spent the afternoon): I’m going to sit on the couch and eat pizza and catch up on the latest episode of Chicago P.D., while I glare at the pile of laundry across the room and yell at the kids upstairs to lay back down and take a nap.

Do you think he’ll notice the difference come 5pm?

#proverbs31womanforthewin