In honor of TBT, each Thursday I will be re-sharing some my older posts for those of you who are relatively new to The Hubby Diaries. This post was first published in 2009 and it’s still COMPLETELY true today!
Hope you enjoy!
Yesterday I talked about Selective Vision:
- The unique ability of men to “not clutter their brains with unnecessary information”
- The male ability to literally choose to not see things around them, that they deem unimportant.
Well today, I’d like to address an even worse affliction… Selective Listening.
Yes, we’ve all been there. We talk to our spouse, perhaps just one word, maybe one comment, perhaps 3 or 4 sentences and then we stop. Anxiously awaiting acknowledgement, a response, an answer, a sign of life…. AND….. SILENCE
“Honey” I say politely
“Babe?” I try again
“Honey” slightly louder
“HONEY” even louder still
Am I talking to myself???
“I’ve been trying to talk to you for like 2 minutes.”
“Oh, I didn’t hear you”
“Well, I tried to get your attention like 5 times”
“Yeah, well, what do…
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