Let it snow let it snow let it snow
Cindy Chupack, whose latest book, “The Longest Date: life as a wife” will be out next month has written this hilarious account of her reaction to her husband’s gift. This essay in the NY Times says a lot about marriage and our reactions to the things our spouses do that we don’t like that much. What’s the best way to react? To fake enthusiasm and possibly set yourself up for a lifetime of things you don’t really want, gestures you wish weren’t made or to be honest. Honest without being hurtful or at least trying not to be hurtful. How important is honesty in a long-term relationship?
- Modern Love: In Marriage, Beware of Big Boxes (nytimes.com)