My wife said, “What I told her was . . .”
I responded, “But I thought you wanted . . .”
To which she said, “You didn’t hear me when I . . .”
So I asked, “When did you say that?”
She then said, “When you were doing the dishes and . . . “
I responded, “But I had two kids hanging on my legs, two spilling their milk, and two signing Les Miserables ‘Do You Hear the People Sing?’ . . . and two fighting over the iPad. . . ”
Communication. It’s often about cutting each other some slack.