“Bennette, now you be a good boy and take care of the house while we run a quick errand.” “You’ll just be all squished up in the car with baby Joey and the new puppy; now that wouldn’t be fun would it?”
I just stared and held my tongue and tail; people always do say how kids change the relationship. You just stop putting effort into doing things together. Eventually someone gets put out.
©2017 E. R. Smith