I lost the standoff.
I was strong for 5 days, but on the 6th, my stubborn resolve crumbled like a stale children’s church goldfish cracker.
This is something that should have been covered in premarital counseling. The dirty secret of otherwise peaceful marriages.
The dishes are overflowing in the sink. Who will blink first and wash them?
The crumbs covering the stovetop from your husband and daughter baking scones for the Bible Bowl bake sale.
The garbage cans that are overflowing because you can put one more thing in it if you really try.
The clean clothes you put in a nice pile on your spouse’s side of the bed.
The suitcase that needs to be put away from last month’s vacation.
Tell me I’m not the only one whose house has standoffs like this!