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Does your man hog the remote control?

I hardly ever watch tv. I usually sit next to my man doing Cafe Mom while he watches tv, just so I can be with him. But tonight I'm a little irritated because he's watching a movie called Jonah Hex, which I don't freaking like at all, and id rather watch anything else! Does this ever happen to you? Usually I don't care.

 
emmyandlisa

Asked by emmyandlisa at 10:17 PM on May. 11, 2011 in Relationships

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Answers (12)
  • yes.. he watches the shows that i detest!!!! like ;;

    pawn stars
    basket ball
    war movies
    1st 48
    gwen20

    Answer by gwen20 at 10:19 PM on May. 11, 2011

  • Nope...I run the TV in this house and he knows it lol
    Lucky209

    Answer by Lucky209 at 10:20 PM on May. 11, 2011

  • Haha...yes, typically we watch either what HE wants, or what we both want, but very rarely what I want (if he doesn't like it) That's why I have DVR. If I complain, then I can watch whatever and he doesn't care but I just don't care enough to complain.
    Mom_2_cuties

    Answer by Mom_2_cuties at 10:20 PM on May. 11, 2011

  • yes! once he gets home from work he controls the remote! it so annoying! but i watch all my tv during the day and then i clean while he watches tv!
    Caroline2010

    Answer by Caroline2010 at 10:25 PM on May. 11, 2011

  • God yes. He can never leave it on one freakin channel and you can imagine where his other hand keeps busy lol
    MexTexmom2

    Answer by MexTexmom2 at 10:26 PM on May. 11, 2011

  • Yes when he sits down to watch tv he has the remote permanently attached to his hand! I watch with him sometimes but he is usually watching sports and I don't care for that!
    RhondaJ

    Answer by RhondaJ at 10:33 PM on May. 11, 2011

  • Yep. And as I was reading other responses, i'm laughing hysterically out loud because it's the same. It's always what he wants or what we both want, never just what I like. That;s why I LOVE my dvr. Also he drives me crazy because he can't be bothered with the channel menu. He will just change the channel, one by one and it takes twice as long! Drives me nuts. Lucky for me he falls asleep half the time so I dive in every opportunity I get to grab that remote!
    DJsMommy610

    Answer by DJsMommy610 at 10:36 PM on May. 11, 2011

  • No, we don't watch much TV . Fortunately , I am not a sports widow as he isn't interested in most sport, a little European soccer sometimes . But if he gets his nose into a good book , he might as well be on another planet for all the notice he takes of anything happening on this one .
    janet116

    Answer by janet116 at 11:06 PM on May. 11, 2011

  • No we do not watch a lot of TV and we like most of the same shows...I generally hold the remote if do watch something:)
    BetcCarter

    Answer by BetcCarter at 12:42 AM on May. 12, 2011

  • I think that all men are obsessed with remote controls! They just can't stand it when a commercial comes on. I never know what I'm watching half the time because there is always something different on the TV. Have you thought of hiding it? LOL!
    amessageofhope

    Answer by amessageofhope at 1:31 AM on May. 12, 2011

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