Going to dinner with his (white) family at 6pm:
Him: Why aren’t you ready yet?
Me: It’s only 5! We’ve got an hour!
Him: We’re going to be late! Why are you still in your pajamas?
Me: Psh… it’s family! Calm down.
Him: We’re going. NOW. Dinner’s at 6. We are so late.
[arrive, everyone’s happy]
Going to dinner with my (Indian) family at 6pm:
Him: Movie tonight?
Me: Yea–oh, shit. We have to go to my parents’.
Him: [falls asleep watching football]
Him: [snores obnoxiously]
Me: [pours another glass of wine]
Me: [goes to Husband] Wake up. We should start getting ready.
Him: [groans, gets up 2 minutes later]
Him: [taking a shower]
Me: [playing with wine-inspired hairstyles]
Him: OK. Time for chicken curry!
Me: [takes one more swig of wine before getting in the car]
[arrive, and we’re still early]