While attending a Marriage Encounter Weekend, Tony and Julie listened to the instructor declare how important it is that husbands and wives know the things that are important to each other.
"Like what?" one man called out to the presenter.
"Well," the discussion leader said, "Let's start with the men."
All the men in the room leaned forward to listen.
"Can you each name and describe your wife's favorite flower?" the instructor asked.
As a murmur went through the room and spouses consulted with each other, Tony leaned over, touched Julie's arm gently, and whispered,
Thus began Tony's life of celibacy.
Posted July 24, 2009