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April 2012: At Wit's End

To wives
Harry had a bit of a drinking problem. Every night after dinner, he took off for the local watering hole. He spent the whole evening there, then went home inebriated.

He always had trouble getting his key into the keyhole. His wife, waiting up for him, would let him in. Then she would scream at him for coming home in a drunken state. But Harry continued his nightly routine.

One day, the distraught wife was talking to a friend about her husband’s behavior. The friend listened, and then said, “Treat him a little differently. Instead of... Login to read more
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