• IninewCrow
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    5 months ago

    When your spouse now wants to chat during the most exciting part of the book after the room had been completely quiet and comfortable for the past hour during the most boring chapters.

    • Exocrinous@lemm.ee
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      5 months ago

      You should try talking to your spouse. I have two effective strategies:

      The Honest and Straightforward: “Hey, I’m at a really thrilling part of this book, can you give me an hour to myself to finish it? We’ll do whatever you want to do afterward. Thanks.”

      The Infodump Overwhelm: Turn your autism up to full throttle and keep talking about the book without letting them get a word in edgewise until they get sick of you and leave for an hour.