word: roofies. If your husband is asleep, he can’t protest the fact that you
are selling his pewter flask from the 1992 wedding he was in, despite the fact
that the couple is now divorced.
you have an ethical problem with number one, consider turning on one of his
favorite television shows. For my husband, this would be the History Channel or
the World Series of Poker. If he is in visual range of either of these
programs, he falls into a trance-like state. This creates the perfect
opportunity to slip his Dwight Shrute-esque short-sleeved dress shirts out the
front door and throw a price sticker on them.
him choices. Tell him that he has to choose between one of two items to sell.
The choice between his dress shoes from 6 years ago (“All they need is a little
polish.”) and the darth vader carrying case from his childhood might be a
difficult one but at least you can bid farewell to one thing.
reason. Sure, a non-working avocado green refrigerator might be difficult to
part with but if you can tout the virtues of a
faux-stainless-steel working refrigerator, perhaps you can convince your husband to haul
the old one out of the garage.
all else fails, bribe him. We all have a price and men’s seems to be fairly
universal. It might just be worth a little bartering to get rid of the 5 x 8
watercolor he painted in his college dorm room during his long hair hippie