Mr. Cinical: Do you agree that my success had brought about some degree of material comfort for you?
Me: Hmm, yes, to some degree.
Mr. Cinical: Then you should be buying me dinner.
Mr. Cinical: Since you agreed that my success has benefitted you, you should be buying me dinner as a form of reward.
Learning point: Always think before you answer. Particularly if you are married to someone who’s learning the art of asking questions.