T. has a special place in my heart because she is from MY home town!!! I could be in Costco the same time she is and we wouldn't even KNOW it! T. is a writer that likes to make you feel like you are there WITH her...go check her out on her personal blog at You Asked For It.
I'm hoping it's not just my man...
(or maybe for the good of the earth it would be great if it WERE just my man)
He suffers (or to be more precise I suffer) from a Selective Hearing Disorder.
Me (after starting the dishwasher and then realizing he just jumped in the shower): "Oh, sorry hon, should I turn off the dishwasher? I didn't realize you were showering."
Him: "It's fine"
Me: "Fine leave it on, or fine turn it off?"
Him: "I'll turn it on when I jump out."
Me: "o...kay, then I'll run turn it off"
Him: "it's already on?"
Me: "yeah - remember when I said (directly quoted the first part of conversation)"
Him: "well, just leave it then"
... truly this is SO MINOR that I shouldn't care... but it's a daily occurrence... all about minor things.
Is it hearing loss? Did we go to too many rock concerts while dating?
Is it that men tend to go deaf in the range of their wives voices? Seriously - I think I heard this somewhere once from a substitute choir teacher back in the 80's... but I don't have any research to prove it...
I love him, really - I do... and I would tell him that more often, but he wouldn't hear me anyway :)