“How can I get my spouse to like board games?!?!?!”
This discussion pops up on “Board Game Twitter” every now and then. It usually starts with someone bemoaning that their wife doesn’t like playing board games. Amid the responses of generic gender hate, over simplifications, defensiveness and people just generally trying to find things to be upset about; 2 general thought processes about the topic emerge from the social quagmire in an effort to “help” the lonely gamer.
Since I have 10 years of personal experience in this category, I’d like to propose a third, often overlooked, option.