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I’m answering a friend’s question about how to convince his wife to get rid of their wedding china that they almost never use.
Spoiler Alert: I didn’t tell him what he wanted to hear.
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Toni Murphy says
You did a segment on how to sell old Books, PLEASE, PLEASE, tell me where or what the app is. I have so many books, they are like new
Oh this one hits home for me because I am your friend. (The husband). Your commentary while discussing this issue and most importantly, what you said afterwards, struck me in a very profound way. I’m beginning to see my husband’s perspective better. He immediately becomes defensive and digs his heels in, just as you described. Gonna listen to this one again, for sure 😀
As empty nesters, maybe they can put that china to use hosting all those dinner parties that weren’t as possible while the kids were at home. Then it’s not clutter any more! (This is what I plan to do with my china when my kids move out!)