Husbands Intuition?

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This picture doesn’t make any sense. Neither does the following. At least in my head.

My husband and I were at our favorite store (read: we’re there way too much) Target. We were in the baby section getting stuff for your know who. A lady walks up and, somehow a conversation began between she and my husband. I think she asked his advice on some baby product. He looks all-knowing that way. It’s true. He answered.  Then he said, “I see you’re expecting, congratulations.” I looked over at what I’d assumed was just a pudge and, held my breath. I was ready to overly apologize for his assumption. Then, I saw this woman positively beaming while rubbing her tummy! Uh, she’s pregnant?!?! Apparently, yes. How did he see that and I didn’t? I haven’t the slightest. I just know that if I’d uttered a congrats it would have been a completely different scenario. It would have turned out that she wasn’t pregnant but had just consumed a Baja Fresh burrito and she would have turned beet red with anger/embarrassment while I tried to back track my way out of a disaster. That’s how it would have gone down. I’m sure of it.

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6 Responses to Husbands Intuition?
  1. Lamar
    March 31, 2011 | 4:10 pm

    Men do have intuition. We are also conditioned not to take a leap of faith on something like “Is she really expecting”. So, if he (I) said it, then he (I)was pretty darn sure that she was.

    • Cam
      April 4, 2011 | 8:43 am

      I’m sure you (he) was honey! 😉

  2. Making It Work Mom
    March 31, 2011 | 7:54 pm

    It totally would have ended badly for me too. In fact this situation happened to me at work today. I saw a woman who I hadn’t seen in several months. I was 75% sure I had heard she was pregnant and she did look heavier, but it wasn’t a sure thing. I was trying to figure a way around it when she started talking about different vacations people were taking. I then asked oh so when do you get Your vacation? And luckily she replied the end of May if I make it that far!

    • Cam
      April 4, 2011 | 8:44 am

      yeah, i just wait it out now. i wait until i hear talk of a baby or until i meet the baby! seems like the best route for me.

  3. Jean C.
    April 4, 2011 | 9:17 pm

    My hubby does this too. It’s vaguely creepy.

    • Cam
      April 5, 2011 | 11:08 am

      creepy indeed! 🙂

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