Sunday, July 18, 2010
Don't Stand In Your Spouse's Way
Every Sunday, here is how it goes: 8:45 a.m. breakfast, 9:45 a.m. Rueben's Jenny Craig consultation, 10:45 church, then Rueben and I usually part ways for several hours with divergent activities. He has a quick lunch, then meets with clients, while I meet one of my girlfriends for brunch, then take a long walk, and do some grocery shopping. Then I catch up on my e-mails, write, study, and relax. Usually my husband and I get back together in time to watch "Hung" and "Entourage" on HBO. Great shows. Anyway, this afternoon, Rueben called to say his schedule had changed and asked if it was alright. The schedule change meant he wouldn't be home until the shows were both over. I said I did not want to stand in his way and he shouldn't worry about it. It is the same response that I would want if I were the one who needed to change our plans.