Last Saturday I attended GA Romance Writer’s monthly chapter meeting. My husband had a day planned with my daughter, but they were still watching cartoons as I emerged from the bedroom. With my makeup complete, my toenail polish touched up, I walked out of the bedroom feeling confident in my long, funky skirt and strappy sandals.
My husband stopped playing with our daughter and sent me “the look”.
This is one of those looks that means he has an opinion about my outfit or hair. I know if I ask him his opinion, he will give it to me, whether I like it or not. If I ask him, “Does this make me look fat?” He’ll give me an honest answer.
So, I wanted to know what was on his mind. Because the skirt had gotten a little tight around the hips. (It’s only been TWO years since my daughter was born. I’m still working on getting my figure back! Or getting a better one!)
Anyway, my defenses had tightened. “What?”.
“Nothing,” he replied.
As usual, I had to pull it out of him. “What is it?” I asked with more impatience in my tone.
“You look pretty,” he said.
That shut me up.
I smiled. “Well…Thank you,” and then I walked off to get my purse, feeling all giddy and proud of him, of myself…
But he wasn’t finished. “Why do I always get the old housewife look?”
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