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"Notice anything different?"
Tags:husband, husbands, wife, wives, married life, neglect, neglected, neglecting, marital problem, marital problems, marriage problem, marriage problems, attention seeker, attention seekers, attention seeking, butterfly, butterflies, cocoon, cocoons, metamorphosis, metamorphoses, transformation, tranformations, makeover, makeovers, make over, make overs, make-over, make-overs, inattentive
"I don't understand why he'd rather howl at the moon than be with me."
Tags:relationship, relationships, wolf, wolves, dog, dogs, canines, canine, priorities, priority, hobby, hobbies, wife, husband, partner, spouse, fiancee, boyfriend, girlfriend, problem, problems, chat, chatting, animals, ignored, ignoring, neglected, housewife, housewives, inattentive, preoccupied, preoccupation, preoccupations, howl, howls, howling, howl at the moon, howling at the moon, hurtful, self-esteem, therapy, therapist, therapists
"Damn, you are smooth."
Tags:cheat, cheats, cheating, cheater, cheaters, infidelity, infidelities, smooth, smooth character, smooth characters, slick character, slick characters, unsuspecting, unsuspecting husband, unsuspecting husbands, husband, husbands, wife, wives, three-way, three-ways, menage a trois, unfaithful, adulterer, adulterers, adultery, pay attention, paying attention, inattentive, bookworm, bookworms, loser, losers
Whatever it is I usually think about.
Tags:think, thinking, cognition, ponder, pondering, though, thoughts, meta, usual, usually, routine, routines, psychology, psychological, metacognition, meta cognition, meta-cognition, walking, wandering, journey, daydream, daydreaming, mind, mindful, mindfulness, idle, idle thought, idle thoughts, pay attention, paying attention, inattentive, deep thought, deep thoughts
"I'll be walking by your door in a second if you want to try to get my attention."
Tags:attention, get attention, getting attention, distraction, distractions, distracted, cellphone, cellphones, phone, phones, cell phone, cell phones, mobile, mobiles, smartphone, smartphones, headset, headsets, hands-free, disconnected, modern life, modern times, corporate culture, faceless corporation, faceless corporations, inattentive, attention span, attention spans, short attention span, short attention spans, boss, bosses, manager, managers
A teacher walks into a classroom full of chatting students; once he starts to talk the students fall asleep.
Tags:education, school, schools, schooling, teaching, learning, teacher, teachers, student, students, classroom management, teacher life, boring, bored, boredom, sleeping, lecture, lectures, lecturing, boring teacher, boring teachers, falling asleep, chatting, talking, speaking, noisy, inattentive, elementary school, primary school, junior high school, middle school, high school, secondary school
"I rearrange the furniture- he doesn't notice."
Tags:couple, couples, husband and wife, husbands and wives, marriages, long term relationship, bad relationship, bad relationship, furniture, rearrange the furniture, rearranging the furniture, oblivious, obliviousness, long term relationship, long-term relationship, long-term relationships, unaware, inattentive, inattentiveness, growing apart, grown apart, marital fight, marital fights, domestic, domestics, domestic argument, domestic arguments, spousal dispute, spousal disputes
"What say you just buzz me in tonight, honey?"
Tags:rapunzel, fairy story, fairy stories, fairy tale, fairy tails, couples, couple, apartment, apartments, flat, flats, apartment block, apartment blocks, co habit, co-habit, cohabit, cohabitation, co habitation, co-habitation, living together, date, dating, dates, apartment building, apartment building, buzz, buzzer, buzz me in, doorbell, lazy, laziness, idle, inattentive, tired, tiredness, weary, weariness, handsome prince, rescue, rescuer, expectation, let down, let-down, expectations
"Are you multitasking me?"
Tags:couple, couples, relationship problem, relationship problems, girlfriend, girlfriends, boyfriend, boyfriends, husband, husbands, wife, wives, inattentive, multitask, multitasking, multitasker, multitaskers, distraction, distractions, domestic, domestics, spat, spats, multi-tasker, multi-taskers, multitasks, multi-tasking
"Daddy, I'm all grown up now, and I'm leaving to start a life of my own."
Tags:family, daughter, father, children, attention, lack of attention, technology, email, distraction, distracted, social media, digital distraction, digital, computer, computers, parent, parenting, attentive, attentiveness, inattentive, inattentive father, inattentive fathers, inattentive parent, inattentive parents, working parent, working parents, pay attention, paying attention, hyperfocus, hyperfocusing, hyperfocussing
Stan's OK Deliveries
Tags:antique, antique shop, antique shops, antique store, antique stores, antiques, shop, shops, store, stores, delivery, deliveries, careless, negligent, incautious, inattentive, reckless, fragile, job, jobs, business, businesses, small business, small businesses, delivery truck, delivery trucks, truck, trucks, lorry, lorries, mover, movers
"Can you hold on a sec? I need to check on Timmy."
Tags:vacuum, vacuums, vacuuming, cleaning, cleaner, cleaners, cleaning lady, cleaning ladies, homemaker, homemakers, housework, house work, chore, chores, accident, accidents, accidental, workplace hazard, workplace hazards, hazard, hazards, hazardous condition, hazardous conditions, inattentive, look away, looks away, trouble
'In the interest of full disclosure I feel you should know that for the remainder of this meeting I'll be sitting here quietly thinking about pro football.'
"I spend too much time really listening to others, making direct eye contact and giving my full attention. Can you help me, doc?"
"So how do you like my makeover?"
Tags:makeover, makeovers, wife, wives, girlfriend, girlfriends, husband, husbands, spouse, spouses, eggshell, eggshells, walking on eggshells, notice, notices, noticing, difference, differences, change, changes, inattentive, unaware, penguin, penguins, arctic, bird, birds, flightless bird, flightless birds, married life, gender stereotype, gender stereotypes
"Do you, Thomas, promise to pay attention for the first year and phone it in for the rest of your life?"
January 6: Carol discovers the stash of Christmas gifts she had bought back in August and completely forgotten about.
'Is that how your brain works? 'Cause that sounds primitive.'
"If the average attention span is 8 seconds, why are most commercials 30 seconds?"
Tags:attention span, attention spans, short attention span, short attention spans, add, adhd, attention deficit disorder, instant gratification, instant gratification culture, millennial, millennials, modern times, modern life, modern living, smartphone, smartphones, focus, focusing, focussing, lack of focus, inattentive
Personal Air Bag.
"Talk about irony! My husband was checking out Google Maps on his smartphone and walked into a telephone pole!
'I can tell by the look on your face that your mind is somewhere else today.'
"But I see you're having difficulty following my argument."
Tags:argue, argument, discuss, discussion, bored, boredom, boring, conversation, conversations, lecture, lectures, lecturing, boring conversation, boring conversations, sleepy, tired, worn out, tiring, falling asleep, fallen asleep, falling asleep standing up, lack of attention, attention failure, inattentive, inattentiveness, pompous, pomposity, self important, self importance, self-important, self-importance, selfimportant, selfimportance, stuck up, stuck-up, conceit, conceited
"EINSTEIN! Stop fooling around and pay attention...."