11/27/2013 01:01 pm ET

Help! My Husband Is A Terrible Gift Giver

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I’m not saying my husband is an atrocious gift giver. I don’t have to. He just is. He got a free pass when we had only been dating a few months, and for my birthday, showered me with a pair of binoculars in case we decided to take up bird watching together (we never did), a harmonica because he knew I was into the Grateful Dead for a few years in high school and college (even though I’d long since moved on), and a fish tank because I pretended a little too well, apparently, to enjoy his fish tank.

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