Do you "overtalk"? Instead of saying,
"Honey, my mom went in and the doctor diagnosed
varicose veins. She's going to have to get them
stripped, which will make it very difficult
for her to walk for a couple of weeks. As you
know, she lives all alone now, and the only
person who can help her is Mrs. Jenkins, who
just visits twice a week, on Thursdays and Fridays.
Mom's going to need more help than that."
Instead, try: "Honey, my mom is having
surgery next week and needs some time to recover.
Do you mind if she stays with us for a few days?"
Keep it short.
(Kevin Leman, Making Sense of the Men in Your
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day that doesn't involve cards or gifts, but
rather do something fun as a family this weekend.
Honor yourselves, even if it just means taking
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