“Thanks, honey, for cleaning the dishes earlier…that was really sweet of you!” I said as I was reaching for some spices to put into our dinner.
“Oh…thank you!” Junwen said almost sheepishly.
“What? ‘Thank you‘? But that’s what I said!” I teased back at him.
“Oh yes, I guess I should have said, ‘You’re welcome.'”
Then I paused and thought about it. “But I know what you mean…or how you feel…at least, when someone says, ‘Thank you’ to me, I feel awkward saying, ‘You’re welcome’…I feel much more comfortable saying, ‘No problem!’ Hmm…I wonder why that is?” [Read more…]