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Pregnancy is a difficult time for a woman. It can also be a stressful time in one's marriage. Here are 10 things that a man should avoid saying to his wife when she is pregnant.
1. "Man I slept good last night!"
Women do not want to hear this. Pregnancy is an uncomfortable time for a woman. Sleep is scarce and almost always interrupted by glamorous things like acid reflux and frequent trips to the bathroom.
2. "I know how you feel."
No you don't! This statement of attempted empathy doesn't work, so don't even go there.
3. "Don't you think one bowl of ice cream is enough?"
Mothers-to-be often enjoy comfort foods and ice cream is one of them. Cut them some slack and don't make the mistake of monitoring portions or critiquing requests for strange food combinations. If she asks for pickles and peanut butter at 1 A.M., give the woman what she wants!
4. "I think you might have stretched out my favorite pair of shorts."
While this may be true, you should never say it. Pregnant women will do just about anything to be comfortable, including stealing your favorite gym shorts.
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