~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~Understand Your Man

................Me and the wife have been married for more than xx years

We have shared everything.

We have talked about everything.

We have kept no secrets from each other except that my wife had a shoe box on top of her wardrobe that she had warned me never to open or ask her about it.

For all of these years, I had never thought about the box , but one day, and after so many years of happy

marriage we decided to sort out our affairs.

I took the box from the wife's wardrobe top and took it to my wife , who was sitting in her chair.

She agreed that it was time that I should know what was in the box.

When I opened it ,I found two crochet dolls and a stack of money.

I was gobsmacked, we had been living on a meagre income all this time and there in this box of hers was all this wealth.

I asked her about the contents.

''When we were about to be married,'' she said, ''My grandmother said to me the secret of a happy marriage was never to argue.

She told me that if I ever got angry with you, I should keep quiet and crochet a doll.''

Well I was overcome with emotion, yes me, I had to fight back the tears, Go on call me a silly old sod!

Only two precious dolls were in the box

The wife had only been angry with me two times in all those years of living and loving.

Well I almost burst with happiness.

''My darling,'' I said '' that explains the dolls, but what about all of this huge amount of money.

Where did it come from?''

''Oh,'' she said to me, ''that's the money I made from selling the dolls.''

............................................The Prayer For Understanding

Dear Lord I pray for wisdom to understand my man:

Love to forgive him;

And patience for his moods;

Because Lord , if I pray for Strength,

I'll beat him to death.................because I don't know how to crochet




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46 Replies

  • love it keep them coming

  • I am hoping the ladies will now understand us a little better 123jim

  • Brilliant

  • Brilliant to hear from you ostiad

  • Nice one. Joyce

  • I can't let the men have it all their own way Joyce!

  • Hehe, very good :)

  • Gives you that happy go lucky feeling PinkyMe

  • lovely story to start the day :)

  • How I shout it from the highest hills and all the valleys can hear you laughing letys

  • Funny! x

  • Did Bonni laugh as well? My Badger did and I always thought he was a daddies boy ginachron

  • Bonn's got a very dry sense of humour, so it's hard to tell. She raised an eyebrow tho! x

  • Ok kotc you have won I resign. Berwick

  • There's plenty of room for two or more berwick

  • :)

  • OH You are quiet Toci ! I was expecting you to be very vivacious with this one

  • How could anyone be miserable with you around, thank you for these light hearted pick me ups.

  • You are so kind sheepdog

  • Hiya I loved it very funny KOTC that was my second smile of the day thank-you. :) Janexx

  • Keep smiling for the rest of the day Jane

  • You forgot to include the pattern! Loved it.,

  • There was a pattern to the words but not for the doll. wowsa Pleased you loved it

  • Brilliant, king, thank you. :-) :-) Alison

  • Thank you for liking crochet! Alison

  • Brilliant. That was really funny.

  • You like dolls too EH Mavary ?

  • Actually I'm not very good at crochet. Ha! Ha!

  • Not a Dolly girl then?

  • I'm keeping that secret. You will never know.

  • song there,ull never no how much I love u so,my hopes my dreams come threw,my life I give for you,but its only make belve,,,bernice

  • Ah! There you are. I didn't think about that.

  • Billy Fury!

  • Yep, liked that one Richard, didn't see it coming. Well done.


  • Came good for her in the end Bobby

  • Very funny :)

  • Can you crochet chellshock?

  • Nope but starting to think I should try hehe

  • Nice one I will go out and find a man to see if it is true maybe not, not worth the effort

  • That depends on wether you can crochet or not silversurfer

  • I can crochet, knit and sew but still think it's not worth it. Man moves in all rights to the tv remote lost.

  • Moving with a lovely twist! Thank you!

  • The moral of the story 'don't teach the wife to crochet' helinmac

  • Hi, I really like how my name gets distorted to hely, and helingmac. I love all this, Kofco!

  • Needed this after having a good cry reading an earlier post. God bless you. Now I can put things in to perspective again. Thank You :)

  • That's the idea ptliverpool

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