Every marriage has its share of secrets and white lies. But let’s be honest, sometimes husbands take things to a whole new level with their hilarious fibs. Whether it’s to avoid doing household chores or to get out of trouble, there are certain lies that just seem to be part of the husband playbook. So, without further ado, here are the top 10 lies husbands tell their wives (and why we can’t help but laugh).
1. ” I am the King of Kitchen.”
Their Cooking Skills One of the most common things husbands lie to their wives about is their cooking skills. Even if they’ve never set foot in a kitchen before, some husbands will claim to be master chefs just to impress their wives. Of course, this usually leads to disaster when it’s time to make dinner.
2. “I can fix all Things.”
Their Ability to Fix Things Husbands are often expected to be the handymen of the house, but not all of them are skilled in the art of fixing things. Nevertheless, some husbands will lie about their ability to fix something just to avoid paying for a repairman.
3. ” I Like it too.”
Their Interest in Their Wife’s Hobbies It’s not uncommon for wives to have hobbies that their husbands find boring. However, some husbands will pretend to be interested in their wife’s hobbies just to make them happy. Of course, they usually end up falling asleep during a marathon knitting session.
4. ” It was very necessary.”
How Much They Spent Husbands who enjoy shopping may sometimes lie about how much they spent on something just to avoid a lecture from their wife. Of course, this usually backfires when their wife checks the credit card statement.
5. “I Love this Show.”
Their Favorite Movie/TV Show Sometimes husbands will pretend to love their wife’s favorite movie or TV show just to make them happy. However, this can backfire if their wife wants to watch it over and over again.
6. “I’ll do it later.”
This classic lie is used by husbands to avoid doing any number of household tasks, from taking out the trash to fixing the leaky faucet. Of course, “later” never seems to come, and wives are left to do the work themselves. But let’s be real, we can’t help but laugh at the predictability of this lie.
7. “I don’t remember.”
Husbands have a reputation for forgetting important dates and details, like birthdays or anniversaries. When confronted, they often claim to have no memory of the event in question. While this lie can be frustrating, it’s also kind of funny to see just how bad their memory can be.
8. I already did the dishes.”
Let’s face it, no one likes doing dishes. So, when your wife asks you if you’ve done them yet, it can be tempting to lie and say that you have. Of course, your wife will soon find out the truth when she sees the dirty dishes still sitting in the sink.
9. “I’m almost ready.”
When it comes to getting ready to go out, women often take longer than men. So, if your wife is waiting for you to get ready, you might be tempted to tell her that you’re almost ready, even if you’re still in your pajamas.
10. “I have no idea where your favorite shirt is.”
If your wife is constantly asking you where her favorite shirt is, you might be tempted to lie and say that you have no idea where it is. Of course, your wife will soon realize that you’re lying when she sees the shirt hanging in your closet.
11. “I’m not hungry.”
If your wife asks you if you’re hungry, you might be tempted to say that you’re not, even if your stomach is growling. This lie might work for a little while, but eventually, your wife will catch on and start offering you snacks.
12. “I don’t know how to do that.”
When your wife asks you to do something that you don’t really feel like doing, you might be tempted to tell her that you don’t know how to do it. Of course, your wife will soon realize that you’re lying when she sees you doing the same thing later on.
13. “I’m just going out with the guys.”
If you’re planning on going out with your friends, you might be tempted to tell your wife that you’re just going out with the guys, even if you’re actually planning on doing something that she wouldn’t approve of. Of course, your wife will soon find out the truth when she sees pictures of you on social media.
14. “I’m almost done.”
When a husband says this to his wife, it usually means that he hasn’t even started whatever task she asked him to do. He might say this to get his wife off his back and avoid her nagging.
15. “I didn’t see your text.” – Husbands often lie about not seeing their wives’ text messages because they don’t want to deal with whatever issue their wives are bringing up. They might be watching a football game or playing video games and just don’t want to be bothered.
16. “I’ll be home soon.” – Husbands often say this when they’re hanging out with their buddies and don’t want to cut the night short. They might be having a great time, and the last thing they want to do is head home to their wife and kids.
17. “I only had one drink.”
When your husband comes home after a night out with the boys, he might try to convince you that he only had one drink. In reality, he may have had a few more than that, but he doesn’t want to get in trouble. It’s a harmless lie, but one that many husbands use to avoid the wrath of their wives.
18. “I don’t know where it is.”
When your wife asks you where something is, and you don’t feel like getting up to look for it, the easiest thing to say is, “I don’t know where it is.” Even if you do know where it is, pretending not to can save you some effort.
19. “I’m listening.”
When your wife is talking to you, but you’re not really interested in what she’s saying, you might pretend to be listening. You might nod your head and make some noises to indicate that you’re paying attention, but in reality, your mind is somewhere else entirely.
20. “I’m fine.”
When your wife asks how you’re feeling, and you don’t want to talk about it, you might say, “I’m fine.” Even if you’re not fine, it’s a convenient lie that can help you avoid a long and complicated conversation.
While it may seem harmless to tell little white lies to your spouse, it’s important to remember that honesty is the foundation of any healthy relationship. While some of the things husbands may lie about can be funny in retrospect, it’s crucial to address any underlying trust issues and work towards building a more honest and transparent partnership. Communication is key, and by being open and truthful with your spouse, you can build a stronger, more fulfilling relationship based on trust, respect, and love. So next time you’re tempted to tell a little fib, think twice and consider the long-term impact it may have on your marriage.