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September 19, 2011

Football Could Be A Deal-Breaker

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Written for: Communicado Magazine
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So BA:

My husband is obsessed with Football.  What can I do to get him away from the TV and those endless Football games?     JLA



Nothing.  Leave him alone.  Take your credit card and go to the mall with one of your girlfriends.  If you don’t have any girlfriends, call your Mama or your Sister, but, leave him alone.  Most malls are open on Sunday from Noon to Six – Six hours for you to buy one of everything while he watches the gamesss – plural.  At least you know where he is and what he’s doing.  And neither of those things is his co-worker Vanessa…

We like Football.  You like fashion.  Take this off the table.  You don’t have to share everything.  Hold him to things like… Your anniversary.  Your birthday.  Valentine’s Day.  DATE NIGHT!  Give your relationship some independent time.  You find your independent time and let him have his.  He likes Football – let him have that as his independent time.  You like going to the spa for manicures and pedicures – your independent time.  It’ll make your together time better as well.

And showing him you can be independent and supportive of him doing the things he likes will win you BIG points.  Bank them point for your next negotiation…


I have agreement! Dr. Oz show confirms – the most successful marriages embrace the element of INDEPENDENCE!  The Secrets Your Man Is Keeping, Pt. 4