#ThisIs35 Prompt 6:
"When you’ve had the kind of week that causes you to block off time on your own calendar for Friday at 5pm titled “Drinks” with no plans or even concern for location, type or whether or not there’s company."
"When your spouse is having the above kind of week and at least adds you to the invite (even better if they schedule a babysitter and plan one of those famed “date nights” – seriously, we’ve been together for 15 years, and I’m relieved not to be dating, can we just call it what it is – a temporary escape from the responsibilities that come with work, parenting and just generally being 35? But yeah, call it whatever you want, just pour me another)."
"When said “date night” is just as appealing at a fancy restaurant, dive bar or your living room just as long as someone else has the kids through your morning hang over (so, like, 10am pretty please grandma?)."
"When the majority of above “date night” consists of making actual pro/con lists to compare 3 year old preschools (2 days a week vs 3 days a week? Walk in vs drop off line?? Shared vs bring your own snack??? the internal debate is deafening) and loving (ie renovating) or listing (ie moving) your current house (because really, it’s a lose – lose)."
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