Archive for March, 2008

Quick Tip: Your Wife’s Pregnancy Can Keep You From In-Law Vacations

Monday, March 31st, 2008

This month is Avoiding the In-law Vacations Month. The Donkey provides quick tips for avoiding any and all minor and major vacations with your in-laws. Knocked Up The final tip in this series is a bit risky, takes careful planning, and involves some dirty work: get your wife pregnant! Is it really ...

My Wife Is Pregnant

Thursday, March 27th, 2008

Several weeks ago my wife found out she was pregnant. She decided to hide this fact from me because I refuse to acknowledge pregnancies until the fourth month, just in case there is a problem. Two weeks ago I discovered she was pregnant and asked her not to tell anyone until ...

When a Wife’s Pesky Whiskers Make Kissing Uncomfortable

Tuesday, March 25th, 2008

Stubble Trouble My wife is always trying to kiss me at the most inopportune times: while I am trying to sleep, when I am leaving the house to go to work, and anytime I am generally awake. Normally I allow this to continue for a minute or so and then ...

Quick Tip: Work Can Keep You From In-Law Vacations

Monday, March 24th, 2008

This month is Avoiding the In-law Vacations Month. The Donkey provides quick tips for avoiding any and all minor and major vacations with your in-laws. All Work and No Play Another great idea to get out of in-law vacations is work. Sometimes you are just too busy to go anywhere. This works ...

Should Husbands and Wives Look Through Each Other’s Emails?

Thursday, March 20th, 2008

  Here's a chance for YOU to give the advice. Question: Is it ever ok to look through a spouse's email? What about text messages?

Marriage Advice: March Madness Is Driving Wives Crazy!

Tuesday, March 18th, 2008

Here’s where we answer our readers’ questions. Please don’t blame us if our suggestions don’t work for you; you’re the one taking advice from a donkey. Final Four Straw Dear Donkey and Wife: As all males on the planet know, March Madness has begun. This means an entire month of ...

Don’t Tell Your Wife That She’s Bigger Than You, Even if It’s True

Monday, March 17th, 2008

The Scene: The Donkey and The Wife are standing in front of the bathroom mirror, getting ready to go out. Wife: (Silently wondering about whether she looks ok) Donkey: Whoa; Look how much bigger you are than me Wife: (exits the room briskly) Donkey: What?--I'm just stating a fact. You're taller than me! ...

Quick Tip: Skyrocketing Ticket Prices Aid in Avoiding In-Law Vacations

Friday, March 14th, 2008

This month is Avoiding the In-law Vacations Month. The Donkey provides quick tips for avoiding any and all minor and major vacations with your in-laws. Fare Wars It's that time of year again: families are beginning to talk seriously about summer vacations. Yesterday my brother-in-law sent an email out to ...

Love Letter from Husband Reveals His True Feelings

Tuesday, March 11th, 2008

P.S. I Love You I was on my own last week, since The Donkey was on a business trip (vacation) all week. As always, I requested that he send postcards to the kids, and this time he managed to remember to do it! Since he's slightly stingy, I was ...

Marriage Advice: Getting a Husband To Do Man-Work Around The House

Monday, March 10th, 2008

Here’s where we answer our readers’ questions. Please don’t blame us if our suggestions don’t work for you; you’re the one taking advice from a donkey. Slaving Away In the past, we've answered a couple questions from husbands wondering about their wives' housework ethic. Now the ladies are up, and ...