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  • Writer's pictureJulie Y Barris

When You've Been Fighting Over The Remote For Hours...

It's Moody Wednesday...

You come home one night after a long day at work. There's nothing more you want than to sit in front of the TV and watch your favorite show with your significant other. You reach for the remote and before you even touch it, your other half takes it. They begin to browse a list of shows in the #history channel. You think in the back of your head, oh no. They then proceed to ask you with a smile on their face, "This looks like a good one, want to watch it together?" Before you know it, your head starts shaking voluntarily. Simultaneously your partner's face starts to frown. You two get into an argument almost immediately about how this show isn't good enough, and that show is too boring... ultimately it goes nowhere. Then suddenly, you remember reading something on Moody Melon. If you've been fighting over the remote for a while and you wish to stop, it's easier than you think. Going along with their #suggestion, you proceed to say to your partner, "Hey love, let's get another remote, that way we don't have to fight anymore." Your partner right away burst into laughter and the fight is over. You both are content again, thanks to Moody Melon. Even though it's likely you will end up watching what your other half wanted in the first place — some history program that bores you out of your brain — now you are able to watch it gladly, with their arms around you. You realize something important in this brief moment of inner joy: it's not about that darn remote after all.

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Julie Y. Barris

Founder | Chief Editor | Advice Guru of Moody Melon Magazine

I am an author, artist, entrepreneur, and a graphic designer with a unique vision to contribute to the world one idea at a time. Besides creating and inventing things, I’m also fascinated by the human mind. I enjoy helping others help themselves by giving them advice on family and relationship matters.


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