I'm always amused about how, all of a sudden, the wife takes sole ownership of the living room. The husband wants to set up his audio system, his other passion besides wifey, and the NIMLRYD factor kicks in. (For the uninitiated, that stands for "Not in MY living room you don't!") Note the "my" there is
I'm always amazed how men post on the Internet threads that use the term "my wife won't let me", as if they married their mother. I just don't get that crap, does she put your clothes on for you as well in the morning?