Now, where have I seen this before?

This weekened, my wife wanted our daughter to help around the and told her, "You're not going to play all day."


Our daughter started yelling repeatedly, "I don't want to play!"  After a little while, both my wife and I said, "OK, you don't want to play."  Nonetheless, she kept yelling, "I don't want to play."  Eventually, she said that my wife should apologize for "lying" about her wanting to play all afternoon.

This reminded me SOOOOO much of fights I have had with my wife.  "Stop reading that Simpsons comic to her.  It is inappropriate."  "OK, I stopped."  "We have to be on the same page.  That was really inappropraite."  "OK, I am sorry."  Followed by at least an hour of her yelling at me in front of both kids that it was inappropriate--without me once saying, "No, I don't agree."  (Keep in mind, also that she had chosen to show our daughter the Simpsons movie the night before.  It was MUCH more innappropriate than the comic book.  She objected to the comic book talking about Barney's 12-step program.)