Mrs. Deals Forgets Mr. Deals, Again…


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Another blog post by Mr. Deals…

‘In the past Mrs. Deals has made it a habit of forgetting to register me for a promotion here or there. Usually its resulted in some minor loss on our end as a result of her buying things for points or whatever it may be. Over the past few years of marriage, I’ve learned that it’s just part of Mrs. Deals nature, she tends to be forgetful. Sometimes it’s the keys to the apartment, other times her iPhone disappears for a short period of time. Many times she simply forgets where she’s parked the car.

Well this time, she just flat out forgot me!

Mrs. Deals and I are planning on heading out of town around the holidays this year, nothing crazy. We figured we’d make some use of the good ole’ companion pass from Southwest. I’m a big fan of this, because I get to be the companion, which means she takes care of all the travel arrangements and just throws my name on it. That’s all well and good when she does it, except this time she forgot me as her companion! And the flight is sold out! Looks like a small change of plans are in order unless she can figure this one out… Mrs. Deals, I can’t go on vacation with you if you forget me!

So a quick lesson for you all… if you have the Southwest companion pass, add your companion immediately… you hear that Mrs. Deals?!

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Stacey @VeryGoodPoints

I don’t know you Mr Deals…but perhaps you wouldn’t have been forgotten if you made the flight reservations yourself 🙂 Why do the “Mr” always leave it to the “Mrs” to book things?

dealswelike
dealswelike
9 years ago

@Stacey – That’s awesome! Thanks for that comment.

Scottrick
9 years ago

Sounds like the future Mrs. Scottrick. Her keys and phone are in a new place every single day. She makes fun of me for wearing my ID badge even after work (if we stop on the way home) but I make the point that it all goes in my pockets in the morning, and it all comes out when I get home. In between, nothing leaves my sight.

Gary Steiger
9 years ago

I believe that if I want something done right, I must do it myself.

Jimmy @TravelByPoints
9 years ago

To be fair, I have to side with the “Mr.” this time. He can’t book the companion ticket unless he has the password to the “Mrs.”‘s account. Hope you guys find a way around this. Good luck!

Mr. Deals
Mr. Deals
9 years ago

@Stacey – she doesn’t allow me to book anything!

@Jimmy – thank you very much!

oneeyejack
oneeyejack
9 years ago

Mr Deals, I got your back on this one too. If the Mrs does all the travel booking and is obsessed with the points, then it’s her job not to forget. I do all the planning in the household and the Mrs just goes along with it all. I NEVER forget her though. 😉

W Brian Duncan (AKA IPBrian)

@stacy @mrdeals we have a similar arrangement in our house, I am not allowed to do Laundry (what do you mean the jeans and towels cant go together?) and @thrivefit (Mrs IPBrian) isn’t allowed to book travel. A marriage is about going with your strengths.

dealswelike
dealswelike
9 years ago

@IPBrian – haha, that is actually how it is between me and the Mr., but role reversal sorta!

JW
JW
9 years ago

Hilarious! Thanks for sharing the funny story! =)

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