Has this ever happened to any of you? Because it has happened to me on SEVERAL occasions.
Yesterday morning as we were getting ready for the day, it came time to do my daughter's hair. So, as I was brushing her hair, I had a conversation with my husband that went something like this.
Me: Honey, while I am brushing our daughter's hair could you please run upstairs and get me the hair bow that matches her shirt. It is in the kid's bathroom.
My Husband: Sure, no problem
After an extended period of waiting and my husband not going upstairs...
Me: Honey are you going to get the bow?
My Husband: What are you talking about?
Me: I just asked you to go upstairs and get the bow that matches her shirt out of the kid's bathroom and you said o.k. Do you have no recollection of that exchange at all?
My Husband: No, I don't. You really need to make yourself heard better.
Me: Silly me, I thought that if I asked you something and you clearly answered me, that I was being heard. Can't imagine what would have led me to believe that! I must be crazy.
Hence, the title of this post. The conversation that wasn't. The above example is relatively short, but I assure you that in the past we have had MUCH LONGER exchanges that also turned out to be conversations that weren't. In my experience this is a phenomenon only carried out by the male of our species. I think it has something to do with the fact that men have difficulty doing more than one thing at a time, whereas women wouldn't know how to exist doing only one thing at a time. So a warning ladies; that great conversation you think you just had with the male in your life may just have been a conversation that didn't happen.