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Old 03-23-2015, 05:52 PM
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Originally Posted by TuborgP View Post
I say this in all sincerity and mean it. If you and your spouse are both retired and the toilet seat being up or down is at or near the top of your issues list consider your self blessed. As I have said to my wife is that our biggest life issue the seat up or down and it may well be.
Since we have our own bathroom that does not come up. Some of these things seem more like silly games being played to me.
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Old 03-23-2015, 06:33 PM
Location: SW MO
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Originally Posted by newenglandgirl View Post
But did she teach you to put it down.
That was part of being a gentleman and considerate of the opposite sex so as not to have to deal with the opposing sex.
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Old 03-25-2015, 09:36 AM
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Three years ago, I was forced into SS Early Retirement due to being unemployed. Wife still works a full-time job at 67 years old. She hopes she can physically be able to work until she is 70. Anyway, while she is at work, I do the laundry, vacuum, dust, load/unload/run dishwasher and some other things to keep my day busy. Sometimes, depending on the weather and how we feel, she can get pretty bored on a weekend. I've got sort of the "dominant" personality between us, but I do listen and consider her feelings. Doing that really helps our marriage.

Earlier this month I had a RC surgery and, after that, she found out, pretty fast, just how tough/tiring it is to do what I was doing, plus going to work. I truly sympathize with her and try to do what I can with my good right arm/shoulder. For the 6 years that we've lived in our apartment, she has never used the washer/dryer, used the dishwasher or some other things that I did before the RC surgery. We both laugh about what she doesn't know, but I help her and she is very grateful for that. One thing is for sure, neither of us can hardly wait until my left shoulder is back 100%.

BTW, we been married for 14 years.
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