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"So no one actually sends you compliments. Isn't this enough?"
"Honey, I've got you some flowers to complain about."
Tags:flowers, gift, gifts, spontaneous gifts, unwanted gift, unwanted gifts, unasked for gift, unasked for gifts, unappreciated, unappreciative, futile gesture, futile guesters, too little too late, bad relationship, bad relationships, failing relationships, failing relationship, failing marriage, failing marriages, bad marriage, bad marriages, complain, complainer, always complaining, complaining, complaint, stereotypes, never happy
"I want a bagel!"
Tags:bagel, bagels, salmon, lox, cream cheese, new york bagel, new york bagels, bear, bears, picky, picky eater, picky eaters, hunt, hunts, hunting, hunter, hunters, choosy, mother, mothers, mom, moms, mum, mums, family dinner, family dinners, unappreciated, underappreciated, spawn, spawns, spawning
"I reap and I reap and it's like he doesn't even notice."
'Let's go to our education reporter for more underreporting of school success stories.'
"She thinks her students like the practice teacher better than they like her."
Tags:education, school, schools, schooling, teaching, teacher, teachers, student, students, teacher life, faculty lounge, faculty lounges, staff room, staff rooms, break room, break rooms, practice teacher, practice teacher, student teachers, self-esteem, self-confidence, low self-esteem, low self-confidence, fearful, scared, afraid, elementary school, primary school, junior high school, middle school, high school, secondary school, unloved, unappreciated, underappreciated, mental health
"Sometimes I think the collaborative process would work better without you."
Tags:collaboration, collaborations, collaborative process, collaborative processes, collaborate, collaborates, work together, works together, working together, team player, team players, ego, egotist, egotists, egotistical, contribute, contribution, contributions, dead weight, coworker, coworkers, co-worker, co-workers, colleague, colleagues, unappreciated, underappreciated, creative, creativity, loner, loners, lone wolf, lone wolves, not a team player, unfriendly, collaborator, collaborators, creative process, undermine, undermines, undermining
'As usual...you get the glory and I get the dirty job.'
'We're looking for someone who would be comfortable toiling in obscurity for at least thirty years.'
"Nobody truly appreciates the magic that goes into a good omelet."
Tags:omelette, omelettes, omelet, omelets, magician, magicians, magic, chef, chefs, cook, cooks, cooking, short order cook, short order cooks, egg, eggs, breakfast, breakfasts, appreciation, underappreciated, skill, skills, skilled, illusionist, illusionists, hard to cook, difficult, difficulty, unappreciated, underrated
Too Good for Most Jobs
'You don't appreciate anything I do...like this PowerPoint presentation listing all the things I do that you don't appreciate.'
Main Street Bonuses
Tags:bonus, bonuses, 1%, wall street, main street, wealth gap, wealth gaps, income gap, income gaps, income inequality, wealth inequality, working class, working classes, middle class, middle classes, middle america, bare minimum, bare minimums, gratitude, showing gratitude, grateful, gratefulness, letter of appreciation, letters of appreciation, minimal, executive, executives, underappreciated, unappreciated, taken for granted
'I agree that you deserve some recognition. Who are you?'
"Thank you for 30 years of teaching service. Now you have 5 minutes to turn in your keys, I.D. card, empty your desk and be escorted out."
"What do you get the man who appreciates nothing?"
"He was such a great artist, yet in his own lifetime he never sold a single mug."
Tags:museum, museums, art gallery, art galleries, gallery, galleries, gift shop, gift shops, museum gift shop, museum gift shops, souvenir, souvenirs, souvenir mug, souvenir mugs, merch, merchandise, great artist, great artists, artist, artists, famous artist, famous artist, under appreciated, unappreciated, ahead of their time, ahead of his time, ahead of her time, lifetime, own lifetime, lifetimes
'We'd like to show you our appreciation of your many years of dedicated service to this company...But first we need to know what your name is and what it is you do around here!'
"I spend all day arranging things on the table and you haven't knocked a single thing off."
Item #3715 - cozy cardigan
''Larry this' and 'Larry that'. . . And no one has anything nice to say about the hole.'
"At what point did my Boeuf Bourguignonne become a pejorative beef stew?"
Tags:elderly couple, elderly couples, cook, cooks, foodie, foodies, stew, stews, beef stews, dinnertime, supper, menu, boeuf bourguignonne, beef stew, argument, discussion, stirring, seniors, old married, spat, homecook, homecooking, homecooked meal, homecooked meals, homecooked dinner, homecooked dinners, unappreciated, plain cooking
"I'm sorry, John, I don't think I'll ever understand the thrill of spending $20 of bait to catch $5 of fish!"
Tags:fishing, fish, bait, fly fishing, fisherman, angling, angler, camping, outdoors, tent, tents, survival, great outdoors, thrills, excitement, achievement, unappreciated, lack of appreciation, excessive, expensive, spending, expenditure, bait and tackle, husband, wife, hobbies, relaxation, relaxing
'Nobody fondly remembers the bear markets of 2008, 2000, 1987, 1929....'
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