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"I'm sorry, Melissa, but I really don't care what Prince is calling himself these days. I'm going to continue calling him what I've always called him."
Tags:pop star, pop stars, name change, name changes, rebrand, rebrands, rebranding, intransigence, intransigent, generation gap, generation gaps, generational gap, generational gaps, father, fathers, dad, dads, parent, parents, music, music lover, music lovers, daughter, daughters, reach out, reaches out, reaching out, stubborn, stubbornness
"And when you realized it was the wrong tree, why do you think you kept barking up it?"
Tags:therapy, therapist, therapists, shrink, shrinks, psychology, psychologist, psychologists, psychiatry, psychiatrist, psychiatrists, counselor, counselors, counseling, counsellor, counsellors, counselling, patient, patients, mental health, animal, animals, pet, pets, pet owner, pet owners, dog, dogs, canine, canines, dog owner, dog owners, barking, mistake, mistakes, error, errors, stubborn, barking up the wrong tree, idiom, idioms, expression, expressions, wordplay, word play
"Come back—I can change!"
Tags:relationship, relationships, relationship issues, relationship problems, unhappy relationship, unhappy relationships, love, marriage, marriages, married life, couple, couples, husband, husbands, wife, wives, spouse, spouses, girlfriend, girlfriend, boyfriend, boyfriends, partner, partners, argument, arguments, arguing, fight, fights, fighting, conflict, conflicts, divorce, divorces, divorcing, split, splits, splitting, separation, separations, separating, breakup, breakups, breaking up, break up, break ups, break-up, break-ups, leaving, giving up, rock, rocks, boulder, boulders, stone, stones, change, changes, changing, i can change, come back, return, pleading, begging, convincing, geology, geologist, geologists, science, unchanging, set in stone, rigid, fixed, set in their ways, stubborn, inflexible, obstinate
She Persisted (But it was a Weekend)
Tags:she persisted, nevertheless she persisted, feminism, feminist, feminists, underground, the underground, subway, the subway, subway train, subway trains, tube, the tube, commute, commutes, commuter, commuters, commuting, timetable, timetables, train timetable, train timetables, weekend, weekends, stubborn, stubborness, determined, determination, gender issue, gender issues, sexist, sexists, sexism
"Please, Melissa, just give him your cashmere!"
"I could never leave this place—this is where I grew up."
Tags:desert island, desert islands, castaway, castaways, abandoned, abandonment, stranded, stubborn, stubbornness, parent, parents, parenting, parenthood, child, children, son, sons, attached, attachment, grief, grieving, mother, mothers, father, fathers, shipwrecked, home, homes, growing up, grew up, graves, gravestones, gravestone, graveyard, cemetery, cemetaries
"Well if it doesn't matter who's right and who's wrong, why don't I be right and you be wrong?"
Tags:couple, couples, husband and wife, husbands and wives, marriages, long term relationship, long term relationship, long-term relationship, long-term relationships, bad relationship, bad relationships, marital fight, marital fights, domestic, domestics, domestic argument, domestic arguments, spousal dispute, spousal disputes, arrogant, arrogance, stubborn, stubbornness, entitled, entitlement, toxic masculinity
"It's O.K. to admit that the sanctions are taking their toll."
Tags:king, kings, royalty, royal, royals, sanction, sanctions, sanctioned, failed economy, failing economy, crimes against humanity, stubborn, stubbornness, determined, determination, penalty, penalties, punishment, punishments, international sanction, international sanctions, multilateral agreement, multilateral agreements, diplomacy, diplomatic, dictatorship, dictatorships
"I'm trying to learn to see things from stupid people's point of view."
Tags:executive, executives, office, offices, business, businesses, businessman, businessmen, idiot, idiots, incompetent, incompetents, incompetence, dumb, stupid, arrogant, arrogance, refusal to change, resisting change, point of view, opinion, opinions, stubborn, meeting, meetings, businesswoman, businesswomen
New from Never Mind Books: The Best Story in All the World
Tags:guilt, guilts, guilting, mother, mothers, mothering, mom, moms, mum, mums, nag, nags, nagging, feel bad, feels bad, feeling bad, passive aggressive, passive aggression, annoy, annoys, annoying, hostile, hostility, storyteller, storytellers, pay attention, paying attention, frustration, frustrations, frustrating, older generation, older generations, parent, parents, parenting, father, fathers, dad, dads, stories, story, greatest story, best story, never mind, stubborn, stubbornness
"Let me connect you with Edith, our specialist in ethnic conflict in the former Yugoslavia. My expertise happens to be in North Korean intransigence."
Tags:yugoslavia, controversial, controversy, expert, expertise, sarcasm, intransigence, intransigent, argument, argue, ethnic conflict, ethnic, yugoslav wars, war crimes, north korea, north korea, korea, telephone, sarcastic, jibe, opinionated, know it all, know-it-all, dogmatic, hard headed, hard-headed, arrogant, stubborn, stubbornly, marriage, married, marry, husband, wife, spouse, partner, wives, husbands, spouses
Took It To The Next Level, Kicked It Up A Notch, Threw Off The Edge
Tags:stubborn, stubbornly, stubbornness, monument, monuments, remember, remembrance, respect, respectful, pay respect, pay respects, tough, toughness, tough it out, illness, disease, hard work, hard working, ill, sick, sickness, illnesses, diseases, died, death, dead, dying, die, statue, statues, next level, notch, up a notch, the edge, off the edge, took it to the next level, tomb, tombstone, tombstones, cemetery, cemeteries
"Myra is adamant about only one thing-creative control."
Tags:creative control, director, directors, author, authors, writer, writers, marriage, marriages, arrangement, arrangements, creative, creativity, dominant, dominance, decision-maker, decision-makers, decision-making, wife, wives, husband, husbands, wear the pants, wearing the pants, stubborn, stubbornness
Died After A Brave Battle With Everything
"...Talk about stubborn!"
Tags:stubborn, stubbornness, rain, rains, rainy, umbrella, umbrellas, soak, soaks, soaked through, soaked, heavy rain, rainstorm, rainstorms, storm, storms, mock, mocks, mocking, judge, judges, judging, judgment, judgement, judgements, judgemental, judgmental, brave, braves, bravery, braving the rain
"I could open up more if this psychiatric counseling weren't court ordered."
"Quicksand or not, Barclay, I've half a mind to struggle."
"No one whose name is pronounced that way lives here."
Tags:name, names, surname, surnames, stubborn, stubbornness, self important, self importance, self-important, self-importance, petty, pettiness, cold call, cold calls, cold caller, cold callers, telemarketing, telemarketer, telemarketers, first world problems, insult, insults, frustration, frustrations
"It's my youth, and I don't have to enjoy it if I don't want to."
Tags:youth, young, kid, kids, child, children, teen, teens, teenager, teenagers, teenage, lazy, miserable, sad, brat, bratty, brats, parent, parents, parenthood, parenting, mom, mum, moms, mums, mother, mothers, motherhood, mothering, stubborn, spoiled, spoiled brat, complain, complaining, talking back, disobey, teen angst, angst, angsty
"This is the beak I was born with and it's the beak I'll die with."
'I told you I refuse to be born today. I don't want to be Aries.'
"Why won't you just admit you forgot where you parked the car?"
Tags:relationship, relationships, love, marriage, marriages, married life, couple, couples, husband, husbands, wife, wives, spouse, spouses, car, cars, vehicle, vehicles, automobile, automobiles, driving, driver, drivers, transportation, parking, parking the car, parking lot, parking lots, lost, confused, searching, looking, cave, caves, cavern, caverns, forgot, forgotten, admit, stubborn, stubbornness, men, man, stereotype, stereotypes
'I don't suppose it occured to you to simply agree to disagree?'
"I have this fantasy of everyone else in my life reinventing themselves."
Tags:fantasy, dreaming, hoping, dream, grumpy, resentful, resent, reverse, inverse, inverted, asocial, dislikes, people person, stubborn, narrow minded, intolerant, utopia, jaded, tired, bored, self-interest, self-interested, self-centered, self-centred, selfish, callous, diva, divas, antisocial, expectation, expectations, expectant