This hits so close to home that my windows are rattling.
Yes, even you. (Image/dailycal.org) Sometimes I’d walk into the living room tofind my wife watching 16 and Pregnantor some other TV show I thought was stupid or morally baseless.
I could have ignored it.
I could have sat with her to try to better understand the things she liked and why.
I could have suggested another activitythat didn’t involve TV or seem stupid to me.
But instead of those mature and relationship-nurturing alternatives, I usually acted like an asshole.
I think deep down in the furthest recesses of my heart and subconscious, I believed I was doing the right thing by reacting negatively.
Because I loved my wife and wanted her to be the best person she could be, I didn’t want her to enjoy watching things that were “beneath” her or “bad” for her.
Because I thought television programming like MTV’s 16 and Pregnantwas ultimately a bad…
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