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Do you ever sometimes feel you are raising and extra child when it comes to your husband/boyfriend?

I love my husband to death. He is an awsome husband and a great I couldn't ask for better. But sometimes I feel like I have another child. First the man has an aversion to the dirty clothes basket. I don't know if he had a truamatic experience with a dirty clothes hamper when he was a kid or something, but he can never put his dirty clothes in 1. I have seen him throw his clothes on the floor 5 inches from the basket. Hello could you not put them 5 inches over? Then unless something is right in front of his face it is lost and he can't find it. He will not move anything to look for something and will not look above or below his eyeline. He has told me many times before that he can't find something, so of course I have to go look. I will find it behind a pillow on the couch, because of course he couldn't move a pillow. Or something will be sitting in plain sight it is just on a higher shelf. He just kills me sometimes.


Asked by TeriMelisa at 12:45 PM on Jul. 6, 2009 in Just for Fun

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  • I think the hamper is a man thing. My SO for some reason can't put his dirty clothes in one either. He puts the dirty ones on the floor and the CLEAN ones in the hamper. WTH?? Why not put them away rather than have a large pile of wrinkled clean clothes? I have no idea! I needed him to help me with something the other day and he said "hold on I'm watching Hannah Montanna"! Really?! I swear sometimes I feel like I'm with a 12 year old!

    Answer by Chandra034 at 1:56 PM on Jul. 6, 2009


    Answer by geminishadow79 at 1:54 PM on Jul. 6, 2009

  • My husband would not put his dirty clothes in the hamper I would not do laundry that wasn't in the hamper. One night he had to stay up late to do his own laundry. He found it was much easier to take the extra second and put his clothes in the hamper. If he does not pick up after himself he will find all his trash in his car on the drivers seat. He got mad at me and I said well I get mad when I find stuff on the living room floor you have left for me to pick up. He stopped an now walks the 10 feet to the kitchen and throws his soda cans away. He used to drip pee on the floor in front of the toilet. I would step in it in the middle of the night and of course was grossed out by it. I put a bucket in front of the toilet in the master bedroom and I went into the guest bath during that time. He told me the bucket smelled and was gross. I told him to quit walking away from the toilet mid stream. He stopped.

    Answer by Anonymous at 2:11 PM on Jul. 6, 2009

  • My SO doesn't live with me, but when he spends the weekends at my house, I feel like he's my second baby! It's so annoying. He manages to mess up the bathroom everytime he uses it. Guess who has to clean it? He eats my food then leaves the dishes in the sink. I decided to buy paper plates so I wouldn't have a lot of dishes to wash. You'd think he would toss his used paper plate in the trash...NOPE! He puts it in the SINK! I could go on for an hour!! I can't wait until he goes home on Sunday evenings! I love him to death, but I have enough work on my hands taking care of my daughter!!

    Answer by Fallaya at 2:54 PM on Jul. 6, 2009

  • I'm actually very fortunate, for the most part, he's very much an adult. He cooks, cleans, and tries really hard not to be the 3rd kid. He does, however, leave the toilet seat up. That drives me nuts. I have 2 bathrooms, and 2 sons, and I was a single mom for yrs before we got together. He told me one time that I should remember to check that the seat is down, especially since I have 2 boys. I told him that they boys have their own bathroom. He still didn't get it. So, I put the lid down on the toilet next time. He didn't check, peed everywhere. Got mad at me until I told him he should check that the lid is up. He stood there for a second, then laughed and said, "Ok, fine. I'll try to remember to put the seat back down." Still doesn't. Oh, and he's into model cars and planes and stuff, and he does get just as excited as my kids over that kind of stuff. He spends tons of money on it, but...long as the bills are paid, I guess.

    Answer by tropicalmama at 2:55 PM on Jul. 6, 2009