For Better or For Worse by Lynn Johnston

For Better or For Worse

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  1. ReneTray

    ReneTray said, almost 4 years ago

    Yes.

  2. ReneTray

    ReneTray said, almost 4 years ago

    “oh Oh”

  3. Nabuquduriuzhur

    Nabuquduriuzhur said, almost 4 years ago

    A guy can get her something she needs any time. Birthdays and Christmas are for gifts to make her feel loved/special.

  4. Jean

    Jean said, almost 4 years ago

    when my son was younger, about Mikes age, I got a glass angel, house, merry-go-round etc every year for Christmas. I cherished them for years but eventually they all got broken.

  5. lightenup

    lightenup said, almost 4 years ago

    I really hope that Elly asked for that crock pot. Even then, he should add something else to make it special.

  6. prrdh

    prrdh said, almost 4 years ago

    If that’s because you equate ‘romantic’ with ‘Oedipal’, that’s sad.

    She’s using operant conditioning to teach him what kind of gifts women like herself like to get, using the terms women like herself like to hear associated with those gifts.

  7. Monkeyhead

    Monkeyhead said, almost 4 years ago

    I have to disagree with most. If I put a item on my list that’s usable aka a crock pot, or vacuum, pots/pans, then I want them. It’s not really about the gifts that I receive, but those that I give and the time I get to spend with my family. I guess my family has it easy with me, I don’t expect the impossible by requesting they read my mind.

  8. QuietStorm27

    QuietStorm27 said, almost 4 years ago

    My honey has given me a microwave, an ice tea maker and an exercise bike. I’m about ready for us to stop exchanging gifts.

  9. QuietStorm27

    QuietStorm27 said, almost 4 years ago

    @QuietStorm27

    Oh I forgot about the deep fryer!

  10. sleeepy2

    sleeepy2 said, almost 4 years ago

    My wife and I stopped exchanging gifts years ago, and we’re much happier for it. we concentrate on the sentiment of the holiday and gifts for the kid.

  11. Elsie Ross

    Elsie Ross said, almost 4 years ago

    That’s what a dentist buys his wife for Christmas?? What a crock! pardon the pun .

  12. loves raising duncan

    loves raising duncan said, almost 4 years ago

    I’d call him a insensitive male chauvinistic pig!

  13. prrdh

    prrdh said, almost 4 years ago

    What if she did, indeed? What do Ellie’s hypothetical preferences have to do with the clerk’s right to express her own?

  14. prrdh

    prrdh said, almost 4 years ago

    @loves raising duncan

    It’s so refreshing to see such constructive suggestions for dealing with communication problems between the sexes.

  15. prrdh

    prrdh said, almost 4 years ago

    @Elsie Ross

    It’s an occupational hazard…it’s hard to get your mind off ceramics.

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