Mother-in-law: Alan, can I get up and let you sit in this chair?
Me: No, Mom, I’m comfortable where I am.
MIL (5 min. later): Are you sure you don’t want to sit here?
Me: I’m sure, Mom. I’m fine.
MIL (5 min. later): I’d be happy to sit somewhere else and let you sit here.
Me: [packs up and heads for Starbucks]