Is it me or is she a drama queen?

Four months ago my wife told her aunt she could have the queen size bed from our guest bed room for her teenage daughter. The aunt said she would pick it up in three weeks. Four weeks past and we found out the aunt received a queen size bed from her mother (my wife’s Grandmother). The aunt never came to pick up the bed. Three months later, we went on vacation and our 2 year old slept in a bed for the first time (he was sleeping in a crib). When we got home from vacation, we did not have the money to buy a new bed. My wife instructed me to put the spare bed room bed in the 2 years olds room. One week later, as I was getting out of the shower, my wife came to me and said, “We have a problem!” She indicated that her aunt just got off the phone and said she was going to come by and pick up the bed during the weekend. I told her we did not have the money and could not buy a new bed. She said she knew that. She also agreed that the two year old could not go back to sleeping in a crib. I asked about the bed that her grandmother gave the aunt; my wife said it would not fit down the steps. I said if the grandmother’s bed would not fit down the steps then neither would our bed. She told me I would have to call the aunt and tell her. My wife was giving me the cold shoulder. So since this was now on me, and I did not want to deal with the drama, I sent the aunt an email. She indicated that she was upset and she understood the money issue. A few days into my wife’s silent treatment, she asked if I called the aunt, I said I took care of it. She then stopped the silent treatment. Three weeks later she found out I sent an email and did not call (she thinks I lied), so I am back with the silent treatment. I do not let it bother me because I just don’t feel bad about it. I feel we need the bed more than the aunt and she should of told the aunt about the problem, instead of pawning it off on me.
By LOSThubby 7 years ago :: Marriage
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