The Marriage Counselor

Pam and Bob agreed to one last-ditch effort to save their marriage: they went to a marriage counselor.

Every session, however, turned into a long list of complaints about the other, endless recounting of the arguments they had, and pet peeves.

"OK," the counselor said. "I think we need to start this week on a more positive note."

"Like what?" Bob and Pam said, almost in unison.

"Well, isn't there just one thing you have in common?"

There was a long and uncomfortable silence.

"Well, yes, there is!" Bob finally said, causing both Pam and the counselor to brighten.

"Neither of us," he continued, "will have sex with men...."

Posted September 3, 2008

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