Nothing at all to be sorry about ....apology completely unnecessary.
I got a few friends that are cops and they have enlighten me on the disparity between fictional world and actual criminal forensic. I was thinking in terms of an occupational exposure ...some training but more of a OJT type thing , people getting caught and trying to lie their way out all day everyday.
Car salespeople are really good at reading people I think...I'm not comparing the two just an observation on how people interact.
Does your Gf have a husband or additional partners?
How was the holidays for everyone?
Did your wife have a specific plan or solution in mind when she voiced her unhappiness in this shift or switcheroo?