Adjusting to marriage sometimes poses some unexpected problems. But
when I came upon a friend of mine in a bar the night after his
wedding, I had ask exactly what he was doing there instead of with his
"Well, you see, this morning when I got up," he said, "I was barely
awake from a wonderful night of love-making. More out of habit than
anything else, I put a fifty dollar bill on the dresser."
I told him not to worry about it, that his new wife probably wouldn't
even think anything of it; that he could always say he left her some
"No no !" he half wailed/half said, "You don't understand. She was
half asleep too and gave me $30 change."