When in Doubt about Whose Turn It Is
“If we’re not careful, it’s easy to become resentful about all the responsibilities of daily living. Once, in a very low mood, I figured out that on an average day, I do over 1,000 different things. Of course, when I’m in a better mood, that number is significantly lower”.
“As I think about it, it’s astounding to me how easy it is for me to remember all the chores that I do, as well as all the other responsibilities that I take care of. But, at the same time, it’s easy for me to forget all the things that my wife does on a daily basis. How convenient!”.
“It’s really difficult to become a contented person if you’re keeping score of all you do. Keeping track only discourages you by cluttering your m ind with who’s doing what, who’s doing more and so forth. If you want to know the truth about it, this is the epitome of “small stuff”.