Momania Flashback: Why I don’t bring my wife to UGA football

We dressed the baby so cute for Homecoming but Michael sent us packing. I had to push the baby and walk two kids back up Baxter Hill. No game for us that day.

We dressed the baby so cute for Homecoming but Michael sent us packing. I had to push the baby and walk two kids back up Baxter Hill. No game for us that day.

The kids were miffed that we were sent back to the minivan and didn't actually go to the homecoming game just the journalism school celebration.

The kids were miffed that we were sent back to the minivan and didn't actually go to the homecoming game just the journalism school celebration.

When we're not welcome at the UGA games with my husband we head to the Tech games with my parents. Much more easy going there!

When we're not welcome at the UGA games with my husband we head to the Tech games with my parents. Much more easy going there! My son refused to pose that year with "the Bee" because Michael had brainwashed him to hate cute Buzz!

Four years later, my husband got his chance to respond to why he doesn’t want to take me to the Georgia games. Here’s his side on the issue. This is a link to the original discussion. To read my side click on this link.

By Michael A. Giarrusso

Ever since our first child was born, my wife has had a hate-hate relationship with college football, a game that she once loved. She’s written about it here many times, but to summarize:

We used to go to games together all the time, and she was generally an attentive and enthusiastic fan. She simply couldn’t go as much after the kids were born. Babysitters were tough to find, especially since my in-laws go to games themselves most Saturdays. And bringing small children to loud, hot Sanford Stadium is not a great idea.

I kept the tickets, and Theresa was replaced by my best friend. For the last eight years, she has become more and more resentful of this situation, angry at me for going, for leaving early or staying late and for drinking while I’m there. So when my friend couldn’t go this weekend, Theresa set up a babysitter and planned to join me for our first game date in years.

As soon as she agreed to go, I started remember some reasons I didn’t always enjoy bringing her.

1)      Not long after saying she wanted to go, Theresa started channeling Al Roker, terrified about how the weather would affect her comfort. Theresa complains about the heat when it’s over 76 degrees and complains about the cold when it’s under 72. If it’s going to be sunny and hot, she brings a duffel bag full of sunscreen, water, ice packs, sunglasses and fans. If it’s going to be the least bit chilly, she brings gloves, hats, sweaters, parkas and a Thermos of hot chocolate. In the rain … more on that later.

2)      She immediately tries to complicate the plan. My friend and I have a simple setup. He picks me up. I bring bourbon. We buy large fountain Cokes at a gas station, and replace the soda that we drink with bourbon. We bring no food or games, and we don’t go anywhere except to our parking spot and the stadium. We stay until the game is out of reach.  But Theresa wants to see if we can meet her friend on the other side of town. She suggests driving downtown _ ignoring the fact that it’s impossible to park downtown on game day _ to visit one of her favorite restaurants. After the game, we should stop and visit her friend. She doesn’t seem all satisfied with my bourbon and Coke menu, and will probably want me to buy one of those overpriced hot dogs at the stadium.

3)      Theresa likes to talk, regardless if anyone wants to hear it. I’m not your typical “Go Dawgs!” football fan. I’m a former sportswriter, and I take a more serious and analytical approach to the game. If you’re going to sit with me, don’t ask stupid questions or make ignorant statements about the game. Theresa used to pay attention to sports, but she has not for at least a decade, and that hurts her ability to analyze. When Arizona State took the field, she asked if Dennis Erickson was the same guy who once coached Miami. I was impressed, but then I remembered that he coached about Miami 20 years ago, when Theresa actually watched sports. If I won’t talk to her, she’ll start making non-football conversation with our neighbors. I’ve sat next to some of these people for more than 10 years and barely know most of them. But Theresa gets their whole life story during one TV timeout.

4)      By far the biggest problem taking Theresa to the stadium is that she cares much more about her personal comfort level than the game or my feelings about the game. Even if weather isn’t an issue, she’ll complain about being hungry, or scrunched in too closely, or being too close to the band. By Friday, she was checking the weather radar every hour, and telling me the exact percentage chance of rain. By Saturday morning, she was pricing waterproof pants. She warned me that she needed an even bigger bag than usual, this one stocked with dry clothes. She kept asking if I would promise to leave if the rain was too much, and she claimed that it would be just as much fun to watch at a bar or at our friends’ house in Athens. By the time she went on a rant about the unfairness of the rule banning umbrellas in the stadium, I knew it wasn’t worth it to bring her.

Last November, I took my father to the Georgia Tech-Georgia game and it rained on us for four straight hours. He never complained or whined or asked to leave. His rain supplies consisted of a baseball hat, a windbreaker and some paper towels in his pocket that he occasionally used to dry off our soaked bench. If he were available Saturday, I would have taken him. But my only choice was Theresa, which meant I was better off watching on TV.

By the time I gave up on Theresa, it was too late to get another partner, so I stayed home too. Even though we weren’t in the stadium, I got to experience some of her game behavior on the couch. It’s definitely different than going with my friends, who rarely make comments about Joe Cox’s haircut, Uga’s feelings about the rain or whether Mark Richt ever cusses underneath his breath.

During the game, she quickly ran out of things to say about football, and tried to engage me in conversations about the science of baking, our Christmas budget and replacing the carpet in our flooded basement.

Who knows, maybe there will be another chance for us to go together later this year. Let’s hope for a partly cloudy, 72-degree day with room to spread out and short lines at the concession stands. If not, I’ll just pray for patience.

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circle jerk of the absurd

October 23rd, 2010
8:04 am

Dude, why did you marry this woman? Further, why don’t you make cook and clean instead of getting on your nerves? You’re not a real man.

Beck

October 23rd, 2010
8:11 am

I don’t know whether to feel more sorry for him or for her.

I would say it could all be solved with a divorce, but at least you two are saving 2 other single people from being miserable too.

Wink

October 23rd, 2010
8:12 am

I’m not a college football fan (I’m a Yankee…never even heard of Auburn, Clemson or the expression Roll Tide until I moved here). That being said I think going to a sporting event isn’t really a husband/wife thing to do. Let the boys go to the games by themselves…it’s a bonding thing.

Darlin'

October 23rd, 2010
8:26 am

But does she get an equal day? One where husband stays home with the kids for 12 hours so she can go do what she wants? That would lessen the anger about him being gone all day. Moms deserve a day off, too.

Get It Right

October 23rd, 2010
8:28 am

What is it about “going to a college football game” that makes people like your wife think “yearlong safari”? I like your plan, only the basics. You’re going to a football game, dang it!

ATLien

October 23rd, 2010
8:36 am

Thanks for confirming your wife is a wet blanket. How sad that she is so co-dependent that you can’t even go to a football game with your buddy or even alone!
Marriage doesn’t mean you’re suddenly attached at the hip. It’s healthy to have your own interests and be able to enjoy time with your friends without your spouse boo-hooing about it.

The Dogfather

October 23rd, 2010
8:45 am

Man we messed up when we didn’t follow the indians example. Men got to hunt and fish all day and smoke drink and sleep.Women cooked cleaned and took care of the kids.

dagnabit

October 23rd, 2010
9:05 am

Go by yourself man. Life’s too short. Women have some idea that they are needed. For what? A good 75 to 80 per cent aren’t worth a flip in the sack anyway.

jw

October 23rd, 2010
9:08 am

You went for 8 years without her – now she wants to go – in those 8 years, did you think once about maybe giving her the tickets and letting she and her best friend go?

My goodness, it isn’t high school and y’all are too old to have BFF’s – you are adults. I was the biggest sports nut in the world, knew it all and understood it – ate, drank and slept sports – but marriage and kids come first –

I’ve spent those 27 years of marriage doing family stuff – taking my children to those games and realizing I’m not 24 anymore and I don’t have to find a hidden means to have “fun with the boys”. Seeing happy children and children who can talk sports and understand it is really a cool thing. You’re screwing up some good family time by being such a baby. The bourbon – coke – no food – give me a break – don’t ever fuss at your wife about being a baby anymore – your routine seems to scream Frat House Saturday instead of analytical assessment of the game.

As a dad of a 22 and 25 year old, teach them your love of the teams – and the games – that analytical side – don’t see how you are very analytical sucking down bourbon and coke all day – but we will leave that one for the Church Lady section – justify it all you want, but you are in the wrong – grow up and teach those kids to be Dawgs or Bumble Bees and let them enjoy it – or better yet – let your wife have some fun and give her tickets to a couple of the games, if you are so simple minded.

A word of warning – if you aren’t willing to change, you and the wifey won’t be together much longer – Dr. Phil would tell you it’s only a matter of time before Divorce Court! She’s screaming that you aren’t doing your part – and there is a bunch of resentment in her posting – you haven’t changed very much over those 8 years – decide what’s most important – hope it isn’t tickets – my wife would have divorced me on the spot, had I pulled the stupid move you pulled. Grow up! You and the wife are supposed to be a team – on Saturday, it seems, that isn’t the case. Man up and do right!

Dad, you better change -

Dawgman

October 23rd, 2010
9:16 am

Sounds like Daddy can’t take care of business. Keep the babysitter, send him off to the game and then come see me for a really fun afternoon.

biggeorge

October 23rd, 2010
9:17 am

Great writing ! I can easily read between the lines that you are a journalist, and with your writing skiils,
create a great story. Sounds like a great family and happy marriage. Hope you are keeping a journal for the grandkids.

Fridawg

October 23rd, 2010
9:21 am

Boy, I’m thankful for my football lovin’ wife. She sticks it out through the worst whether pregnant, sick, or with the kids along with us.

Fridawg

October 23rd, 2010
9:21 am

Oh, and we always park downtown on gamedays. It’s actually easy to do, and cheap/free!

Tom

October 23rd, 2010
9:31 am

Dude were you born yesterday? Women do not like sports. Women only go to football games with their men to make sure we behave and not talk to other women.

I’ve had fights with my girlfriend (now fiance) about going to UGA games. I’ve had season tickets and she couldn’t go b/c she had to “work”. She finally caved and we got to go to some games. But now the drinking is the biggest issue.

Paul

October 23rd, 2010
9:33 am

I love to take my wife to the game. She drinks burbon and looks HOT in her Dawg gear. We have been going to games together since we were in college. The problem here isn’t taking a woman to the game or her not getting a day off. The problem here is that she is a HUGE suck and sounds like a general pain in the rear. And jw might be the biggest tool I have ever seen post on a blog. There is absolutely no reason that you can’t have fun at the games and be a dad as well. My old man took me to every game from 82 to 95(with my mom and sister as well) and we never had the problems you are describing.

RxDawg

October 23rd, 2010
9:33 am

“You and the wife are supposed to be a team”

See, this is a saying that I’m calling BS on. You and your wife need to be a team… when it’s an inconvience to her. All these other “team” moments in your life didn’t count. Oh no, it’s when you want to take a Saturday to go enjoy some of the things in your life that isn’t your family. Why do good men get so much grief about living? And what happens to women when they get kids and get a little older. They completely forget how to enjoy things for what they are and don’t sweat the small stuff. Granted, “small stuff” is relative but come on. Life doesn’t have to be that hard, but I know a lot of women who like to make it so. No one wants to be alone, we all want a companion to go through our years with. But good grief there are some spouses who like to beat men emotionaly into submission until they are nothing but “yes dear” husbands. It’s no wonder divorce rate is so high.

Georgia wife of an Auburn husband

October 23rd, 2010
9:35 am

I disagree with Wink who says sporting events aren’t a husband/wife thing to do, especially since my husband and I attend sporting events (on average) at least every other week. And to you women-haters out there, you obviously have not met a good Southern woman, who hunts, fishes, loves her football, but who probably wouldn’t give you her time anyways.

That being said, I agree with Michael about leaving her at home. If my husband did this, I’d have to kick him to the curb. But I think Theresa needs to either embrace her past days of being a real sports fan or the fact that sports will not be a shared activity. (Which makes me cringe since our love of sports is the first thing that attracted my husband and I to each other.)

Jennifer

October 23rd, 2010
9:43 am

After reading all three articles your husband comes off like a jerk. Seriously.

When is the next game?

October 23rd, 2010
9:50 am

I’ll be right over to keep your cute and sweet wifey company while you watch a bunch of teenagers play a game.

DB

October 23rd, 2010
10:09 am

I am absolutely fascinated that so many people are still responding to a column Michael wrote a year ago!

@dagnabit: And you’re on what number divorce?

BR5

October 23rd, 2010
10:09 am

My husband and I both graduated from UGA and have been attending games since we were little kids. We started getting season tickets in 2001. We went to every home game together (as I love the games as much as he does, and I understand the game just as well as he does too), and some away games too. We had our first baby in 2009. I missed all of the games (my choice) that fall, but had NO problem with him going. Instead of going to all of them, he chose two or three home games to attend and stayed home with us for the others. This season, we’ve gone to a home games together, I went to one with my sister, and he went to one with a friend. It CAN work! Why not just compromise? YOU stay home with the kids one day and let your wife do something fun for the entire day. Just because she might not want to go to a football game doesn’t mean she doesn’t deserve a day off too.

gafan37

October 23rd, 2010
10:10 am

I could have written that story before you and it wouldn’t have changed a bit. The difference is, i have tolerated it for years like you but realize that my wife has tolerated me for the same number of years. I want her to go, but i want her to want to go and enjoy the game the same way i do but she cannot. My wife doesn’t comment about me guzzling 5 beers down with my Raisin’ Canes chicken at the breakfast kickoff games so I don’t tell her to leave when complains about the weather, inability to leave early, takes 1000 pictures that never have a football related object depicted, or is ready for the gate at halftime. We know our boundries and understand my comforts are uncomfortable for her, as hers are for me. However, I didn’t agree to marry her 13 years ago because i thought she would be the perfect tailgating partner or be my mirror image. If i wanted my partner to be just like me, i would have moved to Alabama and married my brother. Just a little give and take…for both of you.

BR5

October 23rd, 2010
10:10 am

I meant we went to a home GAME together…

bo

October 23rd, 2010
10:11 am

nice exaggerated story makes for good entertainment. job well done.

pam

October 23rd, 2010
10:11 am

oh. lighten up everyone. i think this article was hysterical. this scene plays out in many households. for you all to suggest unhappy marriage or that hubby needs to divorce theresa is ridiculous. i don’t go to college games but am stuck in a house all day saturday with a man who watches any game on from noon to midnight. trust me, i carry on about this and that during the games and he is less than interested in what i have to say. so be it.

atlmom

October 23rd, 2010
10:11 am

if the kid is, I’m assuming, either 7 or 8, why wouldn’t you take him/her? my husband took our 6 YO to athens. not a big deal. of course you have to know your kid, too…
took the 5 YO this year to a tech game. that one wouldn’t sit thru the day for the drive to/from athens, but the other one will.

Roswell Jeff

October 23rd, 2010
10:12 am

I read this back when it was first written – enjoyed it then as I enjoyed it now. Generally, things are the same in my household, although I don’t go to sporting events that often. When I do, she tries to not make it obvious that it bothers her, but it does. Why? I don’t know and don’t care. I need some time away to do my own thing and now my offspring is getting to the age where he comes with me – so she can’t hold that against me.

My boy and I are starting to get into the camping thing. Growing up, I camped all the time with my parents and loved it. I want my son to experience the good times as well. The wife wants to be involved but I really don’t think it’s a good idea. My son and I came back from a camping trip recently and had a blast. I set the tent up in the yard to air it out and she starts making the comments – eww, that thing smells, why is there dirt on the floor of the tent?, did you put a mat on the floor?, did you make the boy wash his hands?, what kind of heater did you use?, etc. Heater? We didn’t bring a heater. It was 32 degrees at night, that’s why we have these 30 degree sleeping bags.

It was then and there that I told her. I just don’t think camping is going to be for you. The cold/hot, bugs, dirt, cooking outside, smoke from the fire in your hair, the not so clean showers, walking to a bathroom, noises in the night… I don’t think it’s for you. She sighed and said “you’re probably right”.

I’m sure it won’t be the end of the discussion, but it’s a start.

fer

October 23rd, 2010
10:25 am

Michael, I wouldn’t take ANYONE to the game who acted like that!!! Never, ever…… (And by the way, I’m female.)

@ Michael

October 23rd, 2010
10:30 am

Get out now dude. Quit your job now and in 3 months go ahead and file. While you’re unemployed the state won’t crush you with huge alimony. Your wife needs to try and be a little unselfish, I know it’s very hard for some women, because sometimes a man needs to go out and let out his version of a primal “Yawp!”. Most women don’t have this need and don’t understand it; their needs usually are things like security and comfort which don’t always jive with the unpredictible, like the crowd at a college or pro sporting event.

Flash forward 30 years sir…your wife will be running your life. “Wear that shirt today” and “You know I hate it when you wear those socks with holes in them” etc. Escape now.

Tee

October 23rd, 2010
10:31 am

People we’re talking about 5 days out of the year. Let the guy go watch his dawgs with his buddies. His wife sounds misserable!! I’m never getting married. My biggest fear in life is a nagging wife!!

Jacketsfan

October 23rd, 2010
10:34 am

I’ve seen cases where the defense rests without saying a thing and that was the best play.
That’s the best play here too.
I look forward to your appearance with your wife on Dr. Phil.

SAR

October 23rd, 2010
10:45 am

I am afraid that I side completely with JW. You should see the writing on the wall right now in this battle of the blogs and get the business out of the streets! Save your marriage. Preserve the family together thing. And stop ruining the memories and future enjoyment of college football for your kids. I wish you luck DAWG.

devil dawg

October 23rd, 2010
10:48 am

You need to dump that ho. Sounds like a very selfish person, and you may need to re-evaluate your marriage. Wow, sounds like a horrible woman. She’s all yours.

tron

October 23rd, 2010
11:07 am

For the sake of the children, dissolve this union….

Dave from GT

October 23rd, 2010
11:21 am

This is a good mom, since taking children to UGA game is a form of chikl abuse.

Texas Pete

October 23rd, 2010
11:21 am

What are you doing with my wife?!?

Dave from GT

October 23rd, 2010
11:22 am

This is a good mom, since taking children to UGA game is a form of chlild abuse.

CGA

October 23rd, 2010
11:23 am

People should go to football games together because they want to, not simply because they are married to each other. One of the things my husband liked about me when we were dating was the fact that I enjoyed sports, especially football. That first year of dating, we were going to two football games a week – college games at Tech with my family or UGA games with his sister and brother-in-law, then a Falcons games the next day. So, some women do enjoy the game of football, not just the social aspects of it. Now that we’re married, we go to less games since we got rid of the Falcons season tickets. He’s been to one Tech game with me this year. The rest of the time, he stays home to allow my family members to enjoy the game together.

Taking children to the games is another issue entirely. Young kids don’t have the attention span to sit for the length of an entire football game. They can be a terrible distraction to the people around you if they are not happy. My husband attended last week’s Tech game with me. My niece’s husband brought his 2 and 1/2 year old son to the game. Thankfully the four seats next to us were empty and he had room to move around. If not, he would have been one unhappy kid having to stay in his seat.

Teresa, I question why you really want to go to the game. You really don’t sound like you enjoy yourself at the games based on your husband’s description of your behavior at the games. If you really do like going, it sounds like both of you need to make some compromises on how game day is spent. He needs to alter his game-day ritual to something that both of you can enjoy and you need to do less complaining at the game!

GDBurdell

October 23rd, 2010
11:23 am

“…don’t ask stupid questions or make ignorant statements about the game.”

Don’t write stupid articles in this stupid city’s only paper. And, you need to talk to a councilor.

dawggirl

October 23rd, 2010
11:25 am

“Dude were you born yesterday? Women do not like sports. Women only go to football games with their men to make sure we behave and not talk to other women.”

Speak for yourself, dude. I love football, and all the women who choose to do things like go shopping are crazy. There is nothing better in the world than to be in Athens on a Saturday in the fall on game day. If she doesn’t enjoy it anymore, leave her ass at home and tell her to quit complaining about it. Damn, she’s making the rest of us look bad.

Pope UGA XXIII

October 23rd, 2010
11:33 am

Of what relevance is this article ???
I wouldn’t want my sons posing with a giant bug who
picks his nose and carries a slide rule under his wing

Johnny DangerDawg

October 23rd, 2010
11:36 am

Dude has some brass balls for actually telling us all what an annoying nutball his wife is. She whines if he won’t take her to the game; or she goes with him and spends the whole game bitching. You can’t win with this woman. I bet she whined for a long time to convince him they needed a third kid, and now she’s always complaining about how overwhelming it is having to take care of so many kids.

RichieRich86

October 23rd, 2010
11:45 am

This is exactly why I want to meet a true southern woman that knows about the southern religion of College Football on Saturdays!!! I’m Sorry but even the Yankee with a comment above said They’ve never heard of Auburn or Clemson? Those are college universities! How in the world can you not hear of them? Anywho This article is too funny! I wanna know why you married her as well. Go Dawgs

I am whatever you say I am

October 23rd, 2010
11:58 am

First and foremost: You are breaking every relationship law out there. Why are both of you airing your business in the streets? Michael is a loser for throwing you under the bus like that and you are not much better by throwing your business on the blog so that everyone can jump down his nuts. Everyone is at fault with this issue and since you chose to air your dirt, here’s my analysis.

Let me start with Michael:

Dude sounds like an ass…. So very anal retentive. Why did you marry this guy??? Please help me understand what about him you find attractive .
1) “…..We buy large fountain Cokes at a gas station, and replace the soda that we drink with bourbon. We bring no food or games, and we don’t go anywhere except to our parking spot and the stadium…..”

Dude! have you not heard of a tailgate? If you are too cheap to buy food at the game, at least bring food to the parking lot and do the tailgate!!!! If UGA has a policy against that doubt it then at least hit up breakfast before the game at IHOP and hit up a pizza/burger joint after the game.
The fact that you want to get drunk without any food scares me. I hope to GOD you don’t get into a dui and if you do hit my car,I will sue the pants off of you!
Bottom line, take your nuts out of your butt and learn to have fun.
And what kind of dad are you that after you schlep your wife and kids to the game you tell them they can’t stay and you make them go back to the car? LOSER!!!!

Theresa: Why in the hell are you talking about anything not relative to football at the game????? Christmas budget? Baking? are you serious? What man wants to hear about that during a game? I’m a female and I don’t even want to hear about it.
Keep the focus on the game, if you can’t either don’t go or bring a bunch of girlfriends with you-just don’t be near your husband or he will rightfully so be annoyed.
You are just as anal as Michael (lightbulb moment-now I know why you too are together) in terms of packing a whole suitcase of crap you might not need- It’s real simple pull of the weather report the day of (do it early in the morning so you won’t be late) and dress accordingly- no need to pack gear.
Example: temp between 68 and 72 :wear jeans nice sweater and have top underneath sweater so you can take off sweater if you get hot, and sunglasses. That’s it!!!! Don’t look homely either- look attractive
temp 72 and higher ; wear jeans short sleeve or sleeveless top, sunglasses, apply sunscreen before you leave the house. footwear: flat sandles that are comfortable for long walking.
Don’t worry about the heat: Bring a big big water bottle with ice. the water will keep you cool.
See, simple. that’s it!
If it rains it rains, big deal! nobody died or melted because of rain. If you are real worried about it, pack a small hand towel in your purse to wipe yourself off or carry one of those fold up pocket umbrellas. Better yet, it sounds like rain might be a real issue-stay home

As far as wanting to see your friend downtown: There are 364 other days you can pick to see your friend. Game day is not one of them. ATL traffic is bad enough anyway let alone on game day.
If you have to see her-buy her a ticket and tell her to meet you at the game.

As far as the kiddos go, they seem a bit young to have their attention last all 4 quarters of the game.
Get with other parents and do the play date thing. Your kids go to another parents house so that you and Michael can have fun on game day, in exchange for their kids go to your house so that they can have their own date time. If you don’t know enough parents, start joining parent groups. It’s a win situation because noone has to cough up babysitting money, all you do is kid swaps.

I am whatever you say I am

October 23rd, 2010
12:01 pm

My mistake for the typos
Was annoyed about this article.

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October 23rd, 2010
12:05 pm

Kids and married women don’t need to go to Athens to be around a bunch of Drunk A..hole Dawg men. UGA males are mostly drunk pigs at the games. Why would she or the children want to be around that? What time does Micheal get up to go to Church on Sunday? Do you spend the Day with your wife and Sunday School and Couples brunch? I bet he still sitts his ass on the sofa and watches Football all Sunday too.