Single people don't really get why married people
can't talk on the phone when their spouses are home.
So true! I was gabbing away to Mona Lisa on the weekend and she had to go because The Professor was getting all angsty about her not being with him on the couch, watching TV, or something similarly exciting.
Good grief. I do not miss those days. Those days when the phone would ring in the evening and Grumpy would hear me say a delighted hello to whoever it was that was calling and stalk out of the room saying most huffily, "I'll see you in the morning then."
He has never really understood why I'd collapse with a claustrophobia attack when he said, "You're the only friend I need." Turns out he wasn't quite on the money with that one.