My mom never used that tactic. I’m glad because I always thought it was so stupid, it just encourages kids to push the envelope. When my mother asked for something, you just did it. None of that silly dithering about, no whining, no arguing.
To own a condo is just the end of the means. He just didn’t elaborate on the how. If he said his dream was to own a stand alone house, it certainly wouldn’t seem sad. A condo is still a home without the yard work.
I thought it was a positive outlook. It’s one way to get the most out of life.
Prepare to die!
But the dishes are still hot so he’s oblivious.
They would where I work, if that was the situation.
It’s anyone’s game now. Got another glass guys?
Probably he will walk away and pretend not to notice.
How tactfully put, I’ll have to remember that one when addressing the next tall tale.
While sipping on a beverage over 3 rocks.