Thursday, April 07, 2011
Marriage 301, Lecture 497: Drama King
SH: You're not doing it right!*
Me: Then I can fix it.
SH [three minutes of Airing of Grievances]
Me: Shut up. Let me fix it or stop complaining.
SH: But I have to complain! I have to Air the Grievance! It's the Honey family way.
Me: Can't we just solve the problem?
SH: Nope. I have to Air the Grievances first.
SH [after he has jury-rigged the situation and declined my offer to solve it]: Now I have to suffer.
Me: As long as you suffer in silence.
SH: No! Part of the process is that I have to complain!
Me: Hush. I don't want to hear it.
SH: Isn't life more fun with a little bit of drama?
SH: You don't like drama at all. You hate drama.
* Making pancakes. I offered to make a new batch of batter that he could cook to his satisfaction.