Posted by: Ignorethebucklesonmyjacket | December 7, 2012

How Government Budget Negotiations Translate to Marriage


HUSBAND:  I would like to have intercourse with you everyday.

WIFE:  I would like to have no intercourse.

 HUSBAND:  How ’bout three times a week?

WIFE:  How ’bout none.

HUSBAND:  Maybe once a week ?

WIFE: No.

 HUSBAND:  Twice a month.

WIFE:  Nope.

HUSBAND:  You’d have to agree on at least once a month.

WIFE:  No I wouldn’t.

 HUSBAND:  A negotiation is supposed to be give and take and you’re not budging on your position.

WIFE:  By definition, a negotiation is between two parties who each possess goods or services the other party wants.   I hold all the cards and you have an empty hand.

HUSBAND:  Maybe I’ll take my ‘goods’ somewhere else and negotiate with them.

WIFE:  Good luck with that.  You should just start negotiating with your hand.

 

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Responses

  1. government really fits snug into marrage

  2. Loved this. Shared.

  3. Thx. Should have spent more time on it…but I had a moment of inspiration. Maybe the inspiration came from a ‘personal experience.’ 😦

  4. You got off lucky. Some fellas lose the use of their hand in a negotiation like that.

  5. No honeymoons in the government

  6. Sounds about right!

  7. I nominated you for Blog of the Year! Keep up the good work!!


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