Gerry, an experienced husband, didn’t even bother trying to point out that it was the middle of the night. He pulled on a pair of shorts, gathered up his green Tupperware™ rodent bowl, and left.
This inability to accept adult realities goes a long way toward explaining such phenomena as Cubs fans, ‘lite’ cheesecake, and Republican presidential candidates.
There are actually LOTS more reasons not to have kids. As a serial kid-producer, I offer a revised list: