As I prepared for the last couple of posts on Braver's Divorced Dads, Mrs. Φ caught me reading it. This obviously required some explanation. I explained, truthfully, that it was research on some topics we had discussed in Sunday School the week before last. After we had discussed some of the themes of the book for a while, we had the following exchange:
Mrs. Φ: "Well! I'm so happy we have a solid relationship."
Φ: "I agree. And speaking of which, can I bill this coversation against our discussing-the-relationship time?"
Mrs. Φ: [...]
Mrs. Φ: "You are so lucky have gotten married!"
Φ: "I know! I had to really clean up nice that year."