Setting a good example for children takes all the fun out of middle age.-William Feather
At sometime in nearly everyone’s life I’m sure you’ve been told that pouting will not get you what you want. I beg to differ.
Pouting, being sullen, and generally pissy will get you what you want only if the other person realizes that you are in fact pouting, etc. So actually it is a really good tool for dealing with a spouse or close friend.
It is also called blackmail. 😛
What’s a little blackmail between lovers/friends? 😉 It can actually be healthy if you know what you are doing and why.
Unfortunately I usually spend my prime pouting time trying to figure out why the hell something was bothering me in the first place. I never find the answer because by the time I finally get some alone time to think about it I’m over it. Well, as over it as I possible can get with someone asking ‘what’s wrong?’ every 3 minutes…or apologizing.
I really can’t deploy a good blackmail pout in the face of an apology. I don’t know why, I think it is the anti-blackmail armor. Which is totally unfair to be honest. But I guess it is better than an all out fight. 😛