One of the many joys of marriage is that you begin to see funny patterns in the various conversations you have with your spouse. Welcome to Episode 2 of the Things NaijaHusband Says Series! Inspired by the Things Guys Don’t Say and Things Black Girls Say memes.
Episode 2: JAMMED
NaijaWife: *Kisses NaijaHusband* “How’s your day looking today? Can we have dinner together?”
NaijaHusband: *Frantically rushing off* “Yes…unless I get jammed at work.”
NaijaWife: *Optimistically* “Oh …but make an effort to ok?”
NaijaHusband: “Right. Love you. Bye.”
NaijaWife: *Calling Naijahusband at work* “Hey sweetie! How’s your day going?”
NaijaHusband: “Darling I’m sorry… can’t really chat. I’m pretty jammed.”
NaijaWife: *Slightly Disappointed* “Oh no worries! I understand. Talk to you – – -”
NaijaWife: *stares at phone*
NaijaWife: *Whatsapps NH* “Hiya! Just wanted to wish you strength today at work. Hope things are clearing up?
NaijaHusband’s Whatsapp: *Last seen today at 9:00am* Status: “JAMMED”
NaijaWife: *Texts him* “Darling did you see my Whatsapp? You coming home soon?
NaijaWife: *Calls Naijahusband at work* “Hey sweetie! Did you see my text? Guess what I’m wearing? That blue – – -”
NaijaHusband: “Sorry babe. Still jammed.”
NaijaWife: *Removes negligee. Changes to pajamas. Puts away dishes. Blows out candles. Heads to Bed.
5 minutes later
NaijaHusband: *Walks in* NW are you still up?…Are you mad at me?”
NaijaWife: *Silent* pretending to be asleep*
NaijaHusband: “Honey did you hear me? Don’t be mad please…I told you I’d be jammed all day…”
NaijaWife: *Still pretending to be asleep. Snores for emphasis*
NaijaHusband: *Slips hand under the covers…makes an attempt*
NaijaWife: *Refuses to budge*
NaijaHusband: *Makes another attempt*
NaijaWife: *Holds her ground*
NaijaHusband: *Gives up. Slides into bed. Finds note on pillow*
“Sleep has jammed me. Wish it had been you instead. See you tomorrow.”
Couples don’t get it right all the time!