18 Ways You Know You’re Definitely Married to a Teacher

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Being married to a teacher can have its ups and downs. Here are a few things that will hit home for anyone married to a teacher.

1. They are awesome at Jeopardy since they know all sorts of random things.

How about the category "Show and tell" for $600

2. Your checkbook is always balanced, usually because there isn’t much in there.

Checking bank account balance "$2.00"

3. You have multiple “trashcans”. Mostly because they never throw anything away and it “could” be used one day.

South Park "Well like you've gotten an old milk cartoon here from a month ago"

4. Veteran teachers get good service at restaurants because there’s a good chance the server and/or owner was in their class, and they still have that magic power over him/her.

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5. They don’t flinch in public at crying babies or loud people. They are used to talking over people.

"Do I look fazed?" Gif

6. Getting up “late” means 7:30 am instead of 5:30 am.

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7. The first thing on the grocery list is coffee, the 2nd is wine.

"I've had a very long, hard day" Chandler in a bathtub with glass of champagne

8. Vacations at some point involve something educational, it just happens.

Teachers high five

9. They pick up after you, no matter what it is. It’s 2nd nature.

Bob Sponge multi-tasking cleaning ironing, cooking etc

10. You can’t go to Walmart without having a “Parent/teacher conference”.

Lady waving "Hi!!"

11. You can’t go to the grocery store without playing an impressive game of Hide and Seek.

Ryan Gosling walking down aisle in supermarket

12. You know exactly what they mean when they say, “I’m going to miss him next year.” You don’t even have to ask about that kid.

"I understand" gif

13. They always know all the cool words or slang, yet you both have no idea what they mean.

"Keep it real, Homies" gif

14. You have gotten used to weird stains and should be sponsored for the magic you work with them.

Rachel and Ross kissing "Thank you"

15. They use their teacher voice in public and it doesn’t faze you anymore.

Teachers in recess counting down "3,2,1..."

16. You get excited when you see a new scent of hand sanitizer and you surprise them with it.

Happy man dancing

17. If it wasn’t for Netflix and Chill, you wouldn’t get to watch your shows and them get some sleep.

Watching TV eating pop-corn

18. You know when it’s going to be a full moon when they walk in the house.

Man walking home collapsing

Andy McCall author This article was written by Andy McCall. Andy is in his 9th year teaching and does everything to honor his little girl, Penelope, who passed last year. Check him out on his Blog or on Facebook: Penelope’s Path.

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