Itâ€™s not easy being a good wife â€“ especially when football season in the south rolls around.Â College football is a required pass time in the Bible Belt.Â Not only are there the games to consider, but the post game attitude (made worse if a loss is involved).Â I should expect that my spouse will disappear about the time of the babyâ€™s nap and wonâ€™t re-emerge until itâ€™s time for church on Sunday.
Last year during this time, I was writing a column about college football.Â I tried watching the games with my husband, but I think it disturbed him even more to have me by his side doing commentary.Â Some one I the family needed to stay balanced I guess. 😉
Because of the interest that was piqued in me during my stint as a sports writer, Iâ€™m keeping up with some of the teams.Â I secretly watch a few quarters here and there, but I turn the channel to a Lifetime movie if my husband wanders into the room.
Most people would consider that sharing experiences will bring a husband and wife closer together.Â Sometimes it's NOT sharing experiences that help with the bond.Â So Iâ€™ll be the good, southern wife that knows nothinâ€™ about playinâ€™ no football â€“ and hide in the bathroom with the sports page at night.
Are there things in your life that are just yours and that you donâ€™t really want your spouse to become a part of?Â Â Itâ€™s okay to want to have some time alone or with your own interests.Â God made us all special and our spouse is usually a complimentary person not a duplicate.