In my experience it is more social and teasing, playful affectionate mockery. It seems cute in early marriage, but it doesn’t stay cute. When the problems get weightier — money, child rearing, parental health, to name the typical, predictable ones — the teasing turns into contempt.

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Leslie Loftis

Leslie Loftis

Teacher of life admin and curator of commentary. Occasional writer.

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