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Does germ or clutter bother you more?

my husband gets upset about clutter, where clutter doesn't bother me that much, but I hate the idea of germ. Dirty socks on the floor don't bother be so much since I know they'll get picked up and cleaned eventually.

but he doesn't understand why I am so insistent on washing gym clothes immediately, and why I'm the one that goes around disinfecting door handles so we don't get sick.

I think we argue about cleaning because when he cleans up its more obvious since he tackles the clutter. When I clean you can't see the germs I got rid of.

So which way are you?


Asked by ItsMe89 at 12:28 AM on Apr. 23, 2011 in Home & Garden

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Answers (23)
  • Germs, definitely! Clutter is just stuff, but germs can make you or someone else sick!

    Answer by lovingmy4babies at 10:35 PM on Apr. 23, 2011

  • germs bother me more. especially when it's not my germs.

    Answer by gwen20 at 12:29 AM on Apr. 23, 2011

  • I hate both but clutter gets to me more. I guess because clutter can be fixed but germs are everywhere regardless.

    Answer by GomezMami2908 at 12:42 AM on Apr. 23, 2011

  • both really bothers me, i hate filthy dishes and filthy surroundings but i also hate clutter.

    Answer by angelbritnee at 12:29 AM on Apr. 23, 2011

  • Clutter annoys me more. It irritates the hell out of me. But I keep up on germs as well because I really don't like having sick kids.

    Answer by Ginger0104 at 12:30 AM on Apr. 23, 2011

  • Clutter because you can see it. Germs are invisible-

    Answer by Sisteract at 12:31 AM on Apr. 23, 2011

  • germs

    Answer by shay1130 at 12:33 AM on Apr. 23, 2011

  • I hate both but clutter totally gets me more. Of course, when I clean up the clutter i then disinfect everything...I'm a little bit OCD though.

    Answer by prettypaper at 12:33 AM on Apr. 23, 2011

  • Clutter. I don't really care about germs too much. If I had a germ free house my kids wouldn't have as good as an immune system as they do. Kitchen germs are taken care of immediately but doorknobs? Let them fester for awhile. My kids are 6 and 8 and have never been sick except for an occasional cold.

    Answer by ashisamom at 12:59 AM on Apr. 23, 2011

  • I go after the doorknobs mostly when someone gets a cold is the thing. I take care of most of the dusting, and cleaning of bathroom, floors, sinks, the kind of cleaning that no one notices until someone doesn't do it for a while is the thing.

    Comment by ItsMe89 (original poster) at 1:01 AM on Apr. 23, 2011