In a Quandary
"You're why I have the moat, Mother."
Tags:royalty, royal, royals, moat, moats, mom, moms, mum, mums, mother, mothers, safety, nag, nags, nagging, concern, concerned, concerns, clingy, overbearing, parent, parents, king, kings, prince, princes, worry, worries, worrying, worrier, worriers, anxious, anxiety, anxieties, keep out, keeping out, stay away, staying away
"I told you not to order the Zamboni."
Tags:ice, ice cleaner, ice resurfacer, ice skating, ice skate, ice rink, ice hockey, ice hockey rink, hockey, italian, food, foods, restaurant, restaurants, date, dates, dating, boyfriend, boyfriends, couple, couples, bad idea, word play, play on words, accident, misspoke, control freak, control freaks, nag, nagging
Tags:dentist, dentists, dentistry, nag, nags, nagging, brush, brushes, brushing, dental health, floss, flosses, flossing, checkup, checkups, dental hygiene, matrimony, wedding, weddings, wedding ceremony, wedding ceremonies, dentist appointment, dentist appointments, new dentist, new dentists, medical professional, regular checkups
"I'm not listening to any radio program. I'm listening to my wife!"
Portuguese Mom of War
Tags:mom, moms, mother, mothers, mum, mums, man o' war, man of war, portuguese, sting, stings, stinging, jellyfish, jellyfishes, drift, drifts, drifting, responsibility, take responsibility, taking responsibility, proactive, nag, nags, nagging, scold, scolds, scolding, irresponsible, irresponsibility, proactivity
"Do you think I wanted to get the paper towels with the ugly borders?"
Tags:domestic, domestic life, domestic bliss, married couple, married, married life, grocery, groceries, marriage, old married couple, household, house, houses, home, homely, household chores, chore, chores, paper towel, paper towels, shopping, shopped, men, man, husband, husbands, husbands and wives, wife, wives, nag, nagged, nagging, nags, fishwife
"Maybe this will make you less of a jerk!"
Tags:relationship, relationships, marriage, married, marry, boyfriend, boyfriends, girlfriends, husband, husbands, wife, wives, partner, partners, spouse, spouses, women, men, nagging, nag, nagged, royal, royalty, king, kings, monarch, monarchy, sarcasm, sarcastic, ego, egotistical, egotistic, big ego, arrogance, arrogant
"How come I never see that smile?"
Tags:irony, ironic, couple, couples, artist, artists, art, self portrait, portrait, portraits, self-portrait, portraiture, paint, painter, painting, paints, smile, smiling, why do you think, stupid question, ask a stupid question, couples, couple, married life, marriage, fishwife, fish wife, miser, misers, misery, cranky, grumpy, reality, fantasy, expectation, realities, unhappy, unhappy marriage, nag, nagging
"I don't bug you about your catnip. Don't bug me about my Martinis."
Tags:catnip, cat nip, drug problem, drug problems, drinking problem, drinking problems, alcoholic, alcoholics, blame, blames, blame game, blame games, hypocrite, hypocrites, hypocrisy, martini, martinis, pester, pesters, pestering, intervention, interventions, lash out, lashes out, lashing out, dog, dogs, cat, cats, pet, pets, nag, nags, nagging, annoy, annoyed, annoying
"Can you de-schlump him?"
Tags:slob, slobs, style, styles, stylist, stylists, schlump, schlumps, stylist, stylists, personal style, personal styles, fashion advice, fashion guru, fashion gurus, men's fashion, dress up, dresses up, dressing up, wife, wives, husband, husbands, fashion faux pas, clueless, cluelessness, bad dresser, bad dressers, badly dressed, nag, nags, nagging, fashion emergency, fashion emergencies, clothing, clothes, clothes shopping, clothing store, clothing stores
"What have you been up to?"
Tags:tall tale, tall tales, long story, long stories, tale, tales, story, stories, come home late, coming home late, wife, wives, scold, scolds, scolding, nag, nags, nagging, return home, returning home, suspicious, suspicion, suspicions, police line, police lines, husband, husbands, late night, late nights, late, tardy, tardiness, punctual, punctuality
"We've been married for twenty-five years. Perhaps we should remove the last remaining can."
Tags:marriage, just married, wedding, weddings, lazy, tin can, tin cans, wedding decor, wedding decoration, wedding decorations, wedding car, can on a string, car, cars, automobile, automobile, vehicle, vehicles, bumper, bumpers, wedding anniversary, anniversary, anniversaries, celebration, prolonged celebration, lazy, laziness, couple, couples, relationship, relationships, nag, nagging
"Garbage in, garbage out!"
"Even when you were a baby you wouldn't eat."
Tags:picky eater, picky eaters, mom, moms, mother, mothers, mum, mums, nag, nags, nagging, feed, feeds, feeding, feeder, feeders, overfeed, overfeeds, overfeeding, eat, eats, eating, guilt, guilts, guilting, guilty, admonish, admonishes, admonishing, scold, scolds, scolding, intrusive, butt in, butts in, butting in, son, sons
"Timothy, success is nothing to fear."
Tags:success, successful, coach, coaches, life coach, life coaches, ambition, ambitions, lofty ambitions, goal, goals, goal-oriented, pressure, pressures, pressuring, parent, parents, parenting, parental, nag, nags, toddler, toddlers, kindergarten, expectation, expectations, high expectations, demand, demands, demanding, advice, advisor, advisors, advising, adviser, advisers, tip, tips
"You've been eating again."
"What is it this time? My maleness? My Anglo-Saxoness? My Pincetoness? My lawyerness?"
Tags:breakup, breakups, break-up, break-ups, breaking up, breaking-up, divorce, divorces, divorcing, marital problem, marital problems, criticism, critic, critics, criticisms, gender politics, gender issue, gender problem, domestic, domestics, argument, arguments, arguing, spat, spats, marital spat, marital spats, marriage spat, gender politics, nag, nags, white male privilege
"I'll stop whining when you stop nagging."
Tags:whine, whines, whining, nag, nags, nagging, complain, complains, complaining, negotiation, negotiations, parent, parents, parenting, toddler, toddlers, candy, snack, snacks, junk food, junk foods, dealmaker, dealmakers, deal maker, deal makers, negotiator, negotiators, scold, scolds, scolding, discipline, disciplines, disciplining, family therapy
"Enough with the low-hanging fruit. How about some slow-moving meat?"
Tags:low-hanging fruit, meat, meat eater, meat eaters, meat eating, carnivore, carnivores, meat and potatoes, preference, preferences, food, foods, nag, nags, nagging, wife, wives, caveman, cavemen, cavewoman, prehistoric, prehistory, hunter-gatherer, hunter-gatherers, anthropology, anthropologist, anthropologists, spouse, spouses, dinner options, dinner option
'Be My Valentine'
Tags:myth, myths, myth of sisyphus, sisyphus, sisyphus myth, boulder, underworld, hill, meaningless, meaningless task, sisyphean, sisyphean task, valentines, valentine, couple, couples, love, tough love, loving, gift, gifts, pointless gifts, cycle, cyclical, consumerism, scorned, husband, husband and wife, wife, housewife, fishwife, nag, nagging, house wife, high standards, marriage, married
Tags:guilt, guilts, guilting, mom, moms, mother, mothers, mum, mums, nag, nags, nagging, passive aggressive, passive aggression, passive aggressiveness, parent, parents, parenting, frustration, frustrations, frustrating, put on a sweater, nice young man, approval, approve, approves, approving, torah, genesis, bible, bible story, bible stories, shpasik, jtoons
"Listen, I love my country and I'm proud of the flag, but do we have to pledge allegiance every time we get into the car?"
Tags:usa, united states, america, american, patriot, patriots, patriotic, patriotism, proud, flag, flags, country, countries, pledge, pledge of allegiance, politics, political, government, governments, couple, couples, spouse, spouses, wife, wives, husband, husbands, nag, nagging, married, marriage, car, cars, bumper sticker, bumper stickers, window sticker, window stickers
"Well, if I haven't captured the real you, kindly tell me who I have captured."
Tags:irony, ironic, couple, couples, artist, artists, art, arts, self portrait, portrait, portraits, self-portrait, portraiture, paint, painter, painting, paints, smile, smiling, why do you think, stupid question, ask a stupid question, couples, couple, married life, marriage, fishwife, fish wife, miser, misers, misery, cranky, grumpy, reality, fantasy, expectation, realities, unhappy, unhappy marriage, nag, nagging, canvas, interpretation, artistic flair, artistic license, license, license
"Well, don't just stand there looking precancerous."
Tags:sunbathers, sunbathing, sunbath, beach, beaches, seaside, vacation, vacations, holiday, holidays, skin cancer, skin cancers, cancer, cancers, cancerous, disease, diseases, dermatologist, dermatologists, dermatology, beach chair, beach chairs, unhelpful, wife, wives, husband, husbands, nag, nags, nagging, sun cream, suncream, sun-cream