A middle-aged man, let's call him Dave (totally not named after the comedian), is sitting on his couch, nervously fidgeting with his wedding band. He's been married to his wife for 10 years now, and even though he loves her, he's been feeling a little sexually frustrated lately. Enter his best friend, Tom, who suggests that he should ask his wife for a 24-hour pass to sleep with someone else. Dave is hesitant at first, but after a few days of pondering, he finally musters up the courage to talk to his wife. "Honey," he says, "I know this might sound strange, but I was wondering if you would be open to me having consensual sex outside of our marriage for 24 hours." The room falls silent for a few awkward minutes, and Dave is convinced he's made the worst mistake of his life. But then, his wife bursts out laughing. "Are you serious?!" she exclaims. "Of course not! But if you're really that desperate, you can always try using your hand." Dave is left embarrassed and defeated, but he can't help but laugh at how ridiculous the whole situation was. Lesson learned: sometimes, the best solutions are the simplest ones.
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