A pastor tells of a husband and wife who came to him for marriage counseling:
The woman began by saying, “My husband is a neatnik. Everything’s got to be spic and span, in fact that’s my little nickname for him. I call him ‘Spic and Span.’ When he comes home at night I’ve got to have the house immaculate; the kids have to be all cleaned up. Then, after he gives the kids and the house the white-glove test, he hugs me and shows me the affection I need. However, if the house isn’t nice and the kids aren’t neat and the dinner isn’t delicious, he’s cool, distant, I get no affection, no signs of love.” At this point, the husband interrupted, saying, “She’s right. I work hard all day. When I come home at night I think I have the right to a clean house, clean kids and a good meal. Right?” And the wife answered, “But I have to know that he…
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