So I’m checking my credit card balance the other day (eep!) and I see this little gem in the “special offers” section:
Aww, isn’t that sweet? Why not coax a smile out of someone just by GIVING THEM ACCESS TO YOUR CREDIT LINE. No biggie — it’s like a tall glass of lemonade on a hot summer’s day.
I have to say, if the best way to make your special someone smile is with plastic, it might be time to reconsider the relationship. Or at the very least, try a few alternatives first:
- “Have you lost weight?”
- “Let me do those dishes.”
- “Why don’t you take the rest of the day off?”
Not, of course, that a credit card issuer is going to make any of those suggestions. If they were looking to be honest, they would have said so: