Husband absolutely botches surprise birthday dinner

You’ve heard of husbands forgettingtheir anniversaries, but how about ahusband who intentionally pretendedto forget his wife’s birthday for fun.A Reddit user by the name KissanKissai shared themarriage blunder on the subreddit Today I F***ed Up.“I decided, being the idiot I am, to pretendthat I had forgotten my wife’s birthdayjust to make the surprise, well, even moreof a surprise,” KissanKissai wrote.He prefaced in the beginning that his wife hadrecently expressed being unhappy over him notbeing attentive enough and she usually lovedsurprises, so he thought this was a perfectway to get back into good graces.KissanKissai had his wife’s birthday off, sohe spent the day getting everything ready.“She comes home in the evening after workand tadaa!! When she opens the door I’ll bewaiting for her with gifts, flowers, dinnerand everything romantic I could think of”.“She was supposed to get home after 4pm.4.30pm nothing. 5pm still nothing. I was startingto get worried and I texted her where she was.Around 5.30pm she read my message but didn’t reply”.Eventually she texted KissanKissai back, “opening upabout how she couldn’t believe [he] had forgottenher birthday even after her expressing to [him]how she had felt neglected in the relationship”.That’s when his wife broughtup the possibility of divorce.“I panicked and started explaining everythingto her by text. I took pictures of all the thingsI had done around the house, the gifts theflowers the decorations the dinner everything …I just broke and started crying”.Eventually, his wife came home — also crying — andthe pair ate her surprise birthday dinner together.Reddit commenters had a field day with KissanKissai’sdecision to pretend to forget his wife’s birthday, withone saying “the dismissive attitude leading up tosurprise parties can be so unnecessarily damaging”.“For your next trick you should pretend toforget her name for a few days, so that whenyou call her by the right name she’ll be extrahappy and surprised,” someone said

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