Top 10 Reasons To Let Your Spouse Go Fly Fishing
If your spouse is an angler, you’ve probably experienced a bit of frustration. Between fly fishing trips, fly shop excursions, fly fishing conventions, ordering fly fishing gifts, and having to deal with all the fly fishing lingo, it’s easy to let that frustration get the better of you.
But what if being married to an angler isn’t all that bad?
In this post, we’re going to put a positive spin on this all-too-common experience and give you 10 good reasons to let your spouse go fly fishing.
Are you ready for a little “me time?”
Let’s get to it.
Your spouse will not know how many boxes get delivered.
What is delivered to your home via UPS, FedEx, Prime, or USPS is between and the delivery driver/ mail person.
We all need a little retail therapy every now and then.
In addition to all the everyday items we can buy online. We all know it is easier to shop from your couch than it is to drive to multiple stores and wonder if you got the best deal.
Is it really your fault that sometimes those purchases come from different warehouses and therefore end up being shipping in multiple boxes….the number of boxes delivered is your little secret between the delivery driver, your recycling/garbage collector and you. You spouse does not need to be involved.
So let them go on a fly-fishing trip.
You get the whole bed to yourself.
That is unless you have a dog that sleeps on your bed.
Being able to hog all the pillows and covers is a treat sometimes. Staying up as late as you want with your reading light on so you can just read a few more pages without anyone complaining about not be able to sleep is a nice treat as well.
Heck, eat breakfast in bed and finish that chapter in morning too.
This is possible if you send your spouse on a fly-fishing trip.
You can catch up on your favorite show/movie and even get to hold the remote.
Feeling the need to see what the newest design trends are watch a few home improvement/decorating shows without disruption. Feeling the need to catch up on your Hallmark movies, let your spouse go on a fly-fishing trip.
They may bring you back presents.
Who does not like a box of chocolates or flowers for no reason but depending on where they go on their fly-fishing trip, they just might bring you back something great.
When in doubt jewelry is always good, especially diamonds.
Let them go on a fly-fishing trip.
The house will stay clean.
Imagine a whole weekend without someone leaving something on your kitchen counter. A sink that is clean without any dirty dishing in it, at least while the kids are asleep.
Let your spouse go on a fly-fishing trip.
Your spouse will owe you one.
You can cash it in whenever you want.
The next time you want to go away for a spa weekend, on a ski trip, or to the beach for the weekend with your friends you will be able to remind them of the great fly-fishing trip they went on.
So, let your spouse go on a fly-fishing trip.
You can plan a guilt free night out with your friends.
Enjoy an evening with your friends.
Go to that chick-flick with your pal who also likes to have a good cry.
Go to the art exhibit or a nice brunch with your besties.
Take that hike with your dog that you have been researching. Let your spouse go on a fly-fishing trip.
You can eat cake for breakfast without judgment.
Enjoy a dinner of popcorn and wine while watching your favorite romantic comedy while giving yourself a facial without anyone asking you what is on your face, for a change of pace.
Of course, if you have kids at home with you, this plan may not be full proof.
Maybe see if they want to have a sleepover at their best friend’s house and really give yourself a break.
These are all options when you let your spouse go on a fly-fishing trip.
They can take the kids with them and give you a break.
If you have a weekend without youth sports, drama club, band practice, girl scout cookie sales, or anything else that your kids are busy with, make it a boding opportunity for your spouse and have them take the kid(s) on the fly-fishing trip with them.
The kids will have a great time in the fresh air away from their X-box, and Snap Chat and your will get a well-deserved break.
Let your spouse go on a fly-fishing trip
The next time you want to go on a weekend trip they can’t say no!
Be sure to have them tell you all the fishing stories, so you will be able to remind them of the great time they had. Ask them to forward you pictures of the fish, river, where they stayed, etc.
They will love sharing, and you will be able to share the stories and photos when you start telling them about the trip you will be taking soon.
Start planning your fly-fishing trip now.