Why Honesty is NOT Always the Best Policy

The first rule in marriage should be to just go along with what the other spouse is doing or saying. No questions asked. Even if the truth is stretched just a weeeee bit. I mean, as long as it’s not hurting anyone, right? Hunky Hubby ignored this cardinal rule last night.

We had a meeting at the church. I’d been out for two weeks with this dumb flu and this was my first public appearance. Translation: I wanted to make it look good. We ran into some people, and in my best I-want-sympathy-deep-guttural-sick voice, I struck up a conversation about my sufferings. Jamie took one look at me and in his most revealing voice, exclaimed, “Hey Amber, why wasn’t your voice like that a few minutes ago?”

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