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I’m behind. Again.

According to a survey, from a UK website, that was quoted in my local newspaper (http://www.thestar.com/living/article/595998) in order to have a happy marriage I need to make sure that Tired Papa and I cuddle three times per day and kiss four times a day.

Um, I'm not sure we do that but I must admit I'm not really counting either.

Now, I know Tired Papa kisses me good-bye every morning and kisses me randomly there after too.

Cuddling? Well, we're usually too tired from working or shuffling the kids around for that more than once a day.

Okay, so let's say we cuddle once a day and for the sake of argument we kiss twice a day.

We've been married almost sixteen years. So we're supposed to have shared 16 X 365 X 4 kisses and 16 X 365 X 3 cuddles.

That's uh, wait, I need to get a calculator.

Okay, that's 23,360 kisses and 17,520 cuddles.

Jeepers, I think we're behind on about 11,680 kisses and 5,840 cuddles.

I think we need to catch up.

Hey Tired Papa?

Got any plans for the weekend?

13 thoughts on “I’m behind. Again.

  1. I wonder if the study’s authors skewed the data in hopes of getting their own sweeties to ante up on making with the smoochies? If I go with that assumption then I am off the hook and my marriage is all good.

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  2. I’m voting for the MEGA cuddle too.
    Maybe we can get our own survey published stating that people are no longer ‘behind’ on cuddles and smooches… thanks to the MEGA cuddle.

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  3. Don’t forget, in the beginning (before children) there were a lot more kisses and cuddles than there are now. Maybe you can average them out. Otherwise, get to work :).

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  4. Oh Man!! What a relief!! I thought that only my marriage was missing out on few of those good things. I recently found my husband’s profile from the personals site we met on and I had to remind him of all the little things he said that he liked to do… e.g. flowers for no reason and holding hands πŸ™‚

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  5. You better get smooching! And throw in some extra for me because my husband is camping this weekend, which means the only cuddling I am doing is with some cupcakes.

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  6. Uh, what exactly qualifies as “cuddling”? Like, is there a prerequisite for time??
    This is just one more thing to feel inadequate about. Thanks, survey people. Thanks a lot.

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