Refrigerator rights in the relationship comes about three steps before Thermostat rights. Once you get thermostat rights, you might as well pick out a drawer to put your jammies in!
Brad finally said that I don't need to ask, just help myself whenever I get hungry. It's nice to have Refrigerator rights. His house gets so cold at night, I can't wait until I am allowed to bump up the heat without asking or shivering at him until he gets the hint.