Update 3/3/12: Based on the success of this post, I have started a new blog, PaleoNonPaleo, for paleo peeps living alongside non-paleo spouses and families. I have moved the full version of this article there. Click this link: 27 Ways to Live with Your Non-Paleo Spouse to be taken to it. 🙂
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You’ve lost a few pounds and are working on cooking from scratch.
But as you study your latest new recipe, your spouse comes in.
He walks towards you with a smile on his face and you can tell he’s about to announce something big.
He holds up his catch, triumphant, a grin splitting his face in two.
Cock of the walk.
And he plonks his haul on the countertop.
You look at it, your heart sinks and you wonder how to burst his bubble gently.
He has brought home four gourmet double-double chocolate chip cookies.
Each the size of a small spaceship.