And by some, crazy miracle, she enjoys it! I have the best wife EVER!
Lemme explain. I like fairly boring music. I like music like The Weepies, Joshua Radin, Lori McKenna, The Tabernacle Choir at Temple Square…
My wife, on the other hand, digs all sorts of bouncy, poppy crap that drives me up the wall! One Direction, Jonas Brothers, Kelly Clarkson, Avril Lavigne… This music is way too energetic for me! It puts my mind on overload!
But, you know how it is. When she’s in the car, we gotta compromise. She puts up, (gracefully, I might add,) to all my boring, emotional junk, and I gotta jam out to people “dancing all night to the best song ever.”
To make the best of this situation, at least for me, I sing along.
I suck at singing, really bad. And I know it. So I purposefully sing worse than is realistic. And man do I go crazy! Screamin’, changing all the words, just losin’ it! And don’t get me wrong, I do this with my own music too!
I guess what I wanna portray though, is the extreme, sometimes divine, level of patience my wife must have to be able to put up with this crap. She just sits there, right next to me, seemingly lost in her own little world, singing along, happily bobbing her head to the tune at hand. Sometimes, when I catch her off guard, she’ll chuckle a little. Her smile is so precious.
She makes me proud of myself with her smile.
Yeah… That’s a good one-liner right there… She would smile at that one.
So, yes. What I’m really trying to say, besides the fact that I scream in the car while driving my wife around, (driving my wife crazy,) … what I’m really trying to say is, she’s some kind of special, and I love her, and I get to keep her, and that makes me happy. So if you like screaming to pop music in the car, and your significant other is cool with it, or even screams along with you, in a happy, little, psychopath duet, then you probably found yourself a keeper.
I know I did.
This post was previously published on Hello, Love.
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