What do u miss about having a 'SO'?

(11 Posts)
FabulousoFanjo Mon 18-Jul-16 23:01:24

Don't get me wrong my ex was a complete twat but i do miss little things like having someone to kill the spiders or to put my freezing feet on in bed 😝

FootFlapperage Mon 18-Jul-16 23:04:21

Help with diy & painting.. I'm utterly shit! ;)

FootFlapperage Mon 18-Jul-16 23:05:43

But i've got a double bed to myself & it kind of makes up for it! wink

Flowerpower41 Wed 20-Jul-16 06:56:29

Not a single thing. Being single is infinitely preferable.

SharonfromEON Wed 20-Jul-16 11:51:22

I have built up a circle of people I ask to do my DIY...

I actually miss someone to share my proudness and the funny things my DS says. No one else is truely as interested as I am ( although ex wasn't really anyway)

Flowerpower41 Wed 20-Jul-16 12:46:35

I agree with you on that one Sharon my ex isn't that interested in anything ds gets up to. He leaves everything to me!

For DIY I just pay a handiman. You can find cheap people online and if you ask around. And I have a gardener once a month sometimes twice.

ittooshallpass Sat 06-Aug-16 22:04:37

Nothing. At. All.

SoulSista85 Mon 08-Aug-16 21:49:09

Can I be crass and say that right now the only thing I'm hanging for is the physical side of having a partner. Pretty much everything goes else I can do alone. Lol,

waddleandtoddle Mon 08-Aug-16 21:58:48

I don't miss the DIY with mine - it took three weeks to deliberate where to drill in a screw.

SoulSista - I am with you! Not with ex though...

J0kersSmile Mon 08-Aug-16 22:07:13

I'd also like a shag, definitely not with the ex though.

I miss someone to talk over the dc problems and changes with. I miss someone to rely on and fix whatever problem was happening.

My ex is a lying dick but he is also very practical. He'd clean the toilet/oven, do school runs, kill spiders, cook tea, sort out dcs homework, run me baths, rub my feet and look after me if I was ill. I really miss my hair being stroked before I go to sleep as well.

However I don't miss him shouting at me or the dc, I don't miss his control freak shit, I don't miss arguing whether it rained yesterday or not and then following on from that argument he would pack a bag and sleep in the garage for 3 days, I don't miss him always thinking I was cheating and him doing everything he could to prove it and catch me out and I really really really don't miss his fucking drama with his ex.

ConkersDontScareSpiders Mon 08-Aug-16 22:27:15

Being able to pop out to the shop or whatever and having someone else there to keep an eye on the DD's whilst I do so. Though as they are getting older it's less of a problem. The very occasional help I used to get with some of the wife work, putting away laundry etc, as its now all on me (it pretty much was anyway but there was at least a small chance of some help).
Having another adult on family days out. (Though mostly just go with friends now so again that isn't too bad).

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