When you like to crack jokes, try sticking to happy people. They will either like the joke in itself or if not, they are too happy to mind. Whereas unhappy people may snap at you even when you say something totally innocent and well intended. If you are puzzled why that is so, check out my recent experience after publishing a blog post that I had no idea could hurt a fly
Negotiating a fair division of housework is challenging. In a literary essay, I explore what is a new approach for me: could it help to discuss in advance, and pay more attention to met expectations instead of having to fight over disappointed ones?