Can Your Man Pack Your Travel Bag?

Mine (sort of) can.
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Can Your Man Pack Your
Travel Bag?

Mine (sort of) can.

-Emily Southwood

Packing a Suitcase

My husband did something extraordinary recently—he surprised me with a Palm Springs getaway. In a burst of random romanticism, he scooped me up from work one Friday and informed me that my bags were packed for two nights at a spa hotel. You can imagine my disbelief. Weekend away? Hotel spa? Wait, did he say, bags packed?

Yup, he sure did.

Now to be clear, my man has performed some near-meterosexual feats of fashion in the past. He’s purchased dresses (that fit and I love) along with classy lingerie. As a gal who once traveled for eight months in South America with the same two pairs of pants and five t-shirts, I’m not exactly Kimora Lee. Though admittedly, as I get older, I’m more attached to creature comforts and the right night cream.

So, I had confidence tinged with slight concern as to what he’d packed me for our desert jaunt.

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“Did you remember bikinis?” I asked tentatively.

“Yup,” he confirmed, “three,” and followed up with, “packing for you was a little stressful, so I just grabbed everything I could find.”

“Perfect,” I said. And it was. Speeding to Palm Springs (okay, ambling through rush hour traffic) after a stressful workweek couldn’t be topped. I felt a bit a like Bridget Jones. Bridget, that is, in a Hyundai Elantra, minus frazzled hair, cheating lover, and sexy-bunny costume—I hoped.

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0 thoughts on “Can Your Man Pack Your Travel Bag?

  1. booksorclothes says:

    Aww, this is sweet!

  2. uptowngirl says:

    This is so cute! I don’t know how my guy would do, though – he’s always telling me I have too much stuff!

  3. FBNYC says:

    He packed everything he could fit… that is so adorable.

  4. weetziebat says:

    May I ask a question? Why the heck would you ever want a guy to pack your stuff?

  5. jessica03 says:

    that’s so sweet. i want my guy to do that!!!!

  6. lovesbetty says:

    Absolutely adorable! Loves it and will forward this to my boyfriend..

  7. aliciao says:

    I. am. jealous.

  8. cremebrulee67 says:

    Man, I wish my husband would surprise me with a romantic getaway and pack my stuff and do all the work! Yay for you — that’s sweet

  9. zippychix4 says:

    What a great suprise!! If there was “guy manual” of what they should definitely do for there significant other, that one would be rated high. You have a keeper!

  10. clasifyd1 says:

    this is adorable! who has room to be mad when it’s a surprise? i mean, that’s the point, YOU DON’T KNOW.

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