Jackie Attitude of Gratitude
Jackie Attitude of Gratitude thanked Anonymous' answer

No.  If you're in a meeting you can't answer the phone.  Your spouse should understand that. There are times you simply do not pull out your phone.  Work, especially in your bosses presence or/and in a meeting is one of those.  If your spouse can't understand that, then they have a real problem. 

Jackie Attitude of Gratitude
Jackie Attitude of Gratitude commented on Gator Blu's answer
Thanks Gator, I usually don't take my phone into meetings and that is why :) I guess I should have said am I being inconsiderate to my spouse, my spouse said I was being inconsiderate to Spouse Name.
Jackie Attitude of Gratitude
Jackie Attitude of Gratitude thanked Gator Blu's answer

Having been the person who has held meetings, I can tell you if you had a phone going off in the meeting you would have been considered rude and inconsidrate to me and your fellow employees. Just because it is on vibrate doesn't mean others can't hear it. Your phone should have been left at … Read more

Jackie Attitude of Gratitude
Jackie Attitude of Gratitude thanked Anonymous' answer

It kind of depends. If the same person has texted several times in a row, it could be an emergency. I had an agreement with my spouse that if he saw a text or call 3 times in a row from me, it was a serious emergency. If it was something like that, I can … Read more

Jackie Attitude of Gratitude
Jackie Attitude of Gratitude thanked Charles Davis' answer

No, it does not really reflect on you, unless you answer the phone or text, or if you do not silence your phone during the meeting. I sit in meetings all the time and I silence my phone, I do check it to see who just called or texted, as it may be important due … Read more