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
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
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
"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
"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
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
"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
"Why is it that every time I stare mindlessly out the window you find something for me to do?"
Tags:daydream, daydreams, daydreaming, mindless, mindlessly, to-do list, to-do lists, list, lists, chore, chores, wife, wives, husband, husbands, lazy, laziness, useless, worthless, daydreamer, daydreamers, space out, spaced out, nag, nags, nagging, list, lists, married life, married couple, married couples, focus, focuses, focusing
"The killer had to be a man. Not only is the knife still bloody—it wasn't even put in the sink."
Tags:gender stereotype, killer, killers, murder, murders, murderer, murderers, spouse, spouses, nag, nags, nagging, careless, carelessness, thoughtless, thoughtlessness, husband, husbands, man, men, put away, puts away, putting away, knife, knives, wash, washes, washing up, wash up, washes up, dishwasher, dishwashers, doing dishes, do the dishes, sink, sinks
Why Uncle Abe Still Lives Alone"You call that clean?"
Tags:car, cars, vehicle, vehicles, automobile, automobiles, driving, driver, drivers, transportation, carwash, carwashes, car wash, car washes, filling station, filling station, fuelling station, fuelling station, garage, garages, service station, service station, servo, servos, attendant, attendants, complaint, complaints, complaining, chore, chores, never good enough, clean, cleaning, cleaner, cleaners, squeegee, squeegees, single, complainer, complainers, whiner, whiners, whining, nag, nags, nagging, bachelor, bachelors, picky, fussy, choosy, service, customer service, customer, customers, family, families, uncle, uncles, relative, relatives, living alone, relationship, relationships, relationship problems, relationship issues, grumpy, windshield, windshields, window, windows
Don Z. And His User-Friendly Apartment
Tags:smart device, smart devices, smartphone, smartphones, digital assistant, digital assistants, digital assistance, artificial intelligence, modern world, question, questions, option, options, choice, choices, too many choices, overwhelmed, overwhelming, modern times, modern life, nag, nags, nagging
"You'll be sorry you made that crack if I win the lottery."
"You really miss her, don't you, Lou?"
Tags:miss, misses, issing, nag, nags, nagging, wife, wives, dead, widower, widowers, lonely, loneliness, depressed, depression, grieve, grieves, grieving, feet on the table, bad habit, bad habits, habit, habits, argue, argues, argument, arguments, bicker, bickers, bickering, fight, fights, fighting, watches tv, watching tv
"Harold! Come down off the mountain!"
"God, when did you turn into my mother?"
Tags:wife, wives, husband, husbands, nag, nags, nagging, nagged, bossy, bossiness, boss, bosses, family life, family-life, son, sons, married life, married couple, married couples, marital problem, marital problems, ageing, aging, turning into your mother, midlife crisis, grownup children, grownup kid, grownup kids