Family Dinner

At dinner with dad and Brother J:

Dad: I mean, you and I are good looking, don’t get me wrong.  But your brother, he has celebrity star looks.  He should have been in the movies.

Me: What are you trying to say, Dad?

Dad: You know, just that you and I have had to attract people to us with our minds and our looks.  But your brother can rely on looks alone.

Me: I’ll have you know that plenty of people have wanted me for my looks alone!!!

Me: Brother J, can you believe dad just said that to me! Dad I can’t believe you just said that.

Brother J: Would you lie to your child if she was short and tell her she was tall? He’s just telling it like it is.  Now, try not to look at me too much.  My dazzling profile might blind you.

Welcome to my family.  Where you better have a seriously thick skin and super high self-esteem to just make it through a dinner.  Or lots and lots of alcohol.

Advertisements
This entry was posted in Awkward Conversations. Bookmark the permalink.

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s