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celebrating lovely dh / dp

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ifIsaynodontjustaskdad Sat 23-Mar-13 12:57:56

As there have been some amazing examples of advanced asshattery and DP with aspirations of adequacy as functional adults I thought it would be nice to have a thread showing some sweet little things dh/ do have done as a look the next guy may not be such an <insert personality defect of choice> as that one.

My dh has just taken all 3 did out for the next four hours to let me sleep. They're all preschool and have been I'll all week. He's also exhausted but he thinks I need it more.

abbyfromoz Sat 23-Mar-13 13:22:28

Mine surprised me last week with tickets to Albert Hall to see London philharmonic orchestra. He also bought me a new dress envy i enjoyed every minute even though i had the runsshock

Mine has got up with our very poorly DC's this morning, as I'm ill too, he's done all the house work, washing and dog walk, he really is a lovely DP mostly

PrincessOfChina Sat 23-Mar-13 13:28:59

Mine has promised to come with me to watch Robbie Williams in the summer as my best mate can no longer make it from New Zealand and all my other friends are either working or pregnant. He bloody hates Robbie Williams.

I woke up in a vile mood, dh cooked me breakfast and then ran me a hot bath, he is fab

Orangesandlemons80 Sat 23-Mar-13 13:32:23

My husband is wonderful every single day. We do argue sometimes, buy always discuss things like adults. We genuinely love and respect each other so much that we make a really great team. I feel sad when people spend time 'slagging' off their dp dh as life is so short and you should never take love for granted.

SayCoolNowSayWhip Sat 23-Mar-13 13:32:48

DH has let me have a lie-in every weekend (both days) for the past few weeks as I am pregnant and exhausted with 2yo DD.

He is also just generally wonderful and amazing smile

TKKW Sat 23-Mar-13 13:33:36

i've been lurking and its been a tough week on relationships board. mine did last nights washing up and we had gorgeous tender "lurving" last night too.

SandStorm Sat 23-Mar-13 13:33:40

Mine washed my hair for me this morning - he'll never make it as a hairdresser but the sentiment was lovely.

Awww bless sandstorm, yes there have been some heart breaking threads lately, makes me appreciate what I have even more

MarcelineTheVampireQueen Sat 23-Mar-13 13:45:02

We have so much fun together.14 years later an we still laugh and hug and kiss and tell each other how much we love each other every day. I might have some failings as a mum but I am confident that my son feels loved and secure in this family.

usuallysickonaswing Sat 23-Mar-13 15:33:12

I had a horrendous day at work yesterday that was all down to a stupid mistake on my part. DP doesn't live with me, but he came over, hugged me better, listened to me, dried my tears, did silly things to make me laugh and was one hundred percent on my side.

This week he has also bought me flowers, done the shopping, had a glass of wine waiting for me when I came in, given me back rubs and cooked my dinner.

He's amazing in bed as well wink

He's bloody marvellous and I wish I'd met him years ago smile

Astelia Sat 23-Mar-13 15:39:31

I agree there has been a lot of sadness and horrendous DH behaviour on the relationships board recently.

My DH has been my rock for nearly thirty years. We have just got back from a lovely meal out, just the two of us. He suggested it and we had a great time.

lovesherdogstoomuch Sat 23-Mar-13 16:04:02

DH is an arse sometimes, but everyday he tells me he loves me. and i get big cuddles. he's still an arse tho......

Squitten Sat 23-Mar-13 16:07:00

I'm in the early stage of pregnancy with DC3 and have felt nauseous and knackered for the last fortnight. He's got up with the kids every morning, despite some late/distrubed nights, so I could sleep. He also bought me home a Maltesers easter bunny chocolate on his way home last night smile

QuietTiger Sat 23-Mar-13 17:52:18

I had flu last week and was really, really rough. DH spent 4 days running around after me, making me cups of tea while I died in bed, bringing hot water bottles, doing all the house jobs and generally being kind, considerate and doing everything he could to make me feel better.

I was however a bit hmm when he came in to the bedroom and asked me if I wanted the vet to check me whilst she was TB testing the cattle (DH is a farmer) as it saved going out to the doctor...

lovesherdogstoomuch Sat 23-Mar-13 18:33:15

QuietTiger that made me laugh so much. thanks i needed that! xx

lemonstartree Sat 23-Mar-13 18:57:41

my DP is lovely. Just lovely. he is sexy, thoughtful, caring and would do anything for me or my DC. he loves us all :-)

Ratata Sat 23-Mar-13 19:05:30

DH has taken over pretty much all the housework, used to be 50/50 anyway but I barely lift a finger now grin I'm preggers. He creams my bump every night and speaks to our little one. Every day I am grateful for him. I like that we don't take life too seriously and don't argue (I can't be with someone who argues). Don't agree on everything but we just talk about it until we come up with a solution. He's so utterly logical and I love it.

WorriedTeenMum Sat 23-Mar-13 20:15:47

I had Friday off work, weather was going to be too poor to do what I wanted so DH suggested going out to lunch, this turned into dinner in Bruges.

Just back, 'twas lovely.

NotAnotherPackedLunch Sat 23-Mar-13 20:22:58

DH and I both and a day off last week. We dumped the DC at school, and as the weather was shit we went back to bed together until it was time to collect DC from school. He was the one who ventured downstairs to get coffee and toast at half time.
Best use of a day off ever. grin

flutterbynight Sat 23-Mar-13 20:38:05

My DH makes me laugh and giggle and is a very generous soul. He is also utterly loyal and very patient with some of my less attractive personality traits. We've recently had a baby and though we argue more than we used to, I'm confident that we're a strong team, there for each other as well as our son. I love him smile

buildingmycorestrength Sat 23-Mar-13 21:20:34

I'm delighted with this thread.

My husband works a demanding job but every morning empties the dishwasher and packs lunches, and every evening puts the kitchen to bed. Meal plans and does online Tesco shops twice a week. Always helps with bedtime, always gives me lie ins and breakfast in bed at the weekend, will take over completely with the kids any time. Cleans the chickens out every weekend. Recently took them both alone on a weekend camp thing when I was too ill to go. Chopped down a tree last weekend. Made a bike shed a couple of years ago. The list goes on and on. (I'm not a complete lazy arse, BTW.)

He sometimes appears to worship the ground I walk on, for some unfathomable reason.

When are have guests, I get really stressed about food, so he just cooks every time. I don't even know how to do a roast meal, really, cause he always does it. Even at Christmas. Especially at Christmas.

He's ace.

Lucyellensmum95 Sat 23-Mar-13 21:27:55

My DP is an arse sometimes too - but this past month he has been my rock, im poorly (in my head) and he hasn't judged, he has looked after me and i have never felt so loved. <vomits>

OwnedByACockerSpaniel Sat 23-Mar-13 21:32:56

What a wonderful thread,

I currently have the cold/chesty cough mix going on, and DH has done everything for me. Made me food, walked the mad cocker, done all the washign and cleaning smile

he also has been helping me rub vapour rub on.....though it has led to some sticky situations shall we say wink hahah so I think that was for personal gain IMO! hehe

Pebbles69 Sat 23-Mar-13 21:35:51

I first married very young and had my first child at 18 and 2nd at 21. I put up with years of da, ea and affairs until I finally chucked him out, didnt think I would ever trust another man.
Then I met my hubbie who really is the love of my life, we have been together 15 amazing, happy years and went on to have 3 children together.
He has been an amazing father to all 5 of my children. He is currently serving 7 months in Afghanistan he queues up and calls me at every opputunity to let me and the kids know how much he loves us, ( often so tired he slurs his words) whilst some of his colleagues go straight to bed he says he cant sleep until he has spoken to us because he knows we worry.

OwnedByACockerSpaniel Sat 23-Mar-13 21:39:49

aww Pebbles, mine is deploying later this year. Yours sound's like a star! So lovely of him to call you. Do you send mail? The little height chart one always makes me smile when friends are doing theirs.

Pebbles69 Sat 23-Mar-13 21:44:17

Yes we send package a couple of times a week, just kids drawings, photos and little luxuries to let him know we love and are thinking of him. Is this your first experience of a tour ownedby? Feel free to pm me with any questions etc x

BangOffTrend Sat 23-Mar-13 21:45:48

Yup, mine lovely too. Irritates me daily, and vice versa, but we are truly perfect for each other. Could be the excellent wine he served with the outstanding dinner he just cooked talking...

OwnedByACockerSpaniel Sat 23-Mar-13 21:48:11

No this will be number 3! Can't wait for the front line pull out, I am sure this will be his last though (not in that way though!! ohh god no!!) all mine ever wants is cans of redbull, cofee and marshmallows or haribo the odd letter. He can spend a lot of time out of contact on the ground sad hoping he has more time at a established base this time though!

Pebbles69 Sat 23-Mar-13 21:52:37

Lol! sounds like mine , redbull and harribo are always his staple diet luxuries whilst on tour! Yes we are very much celebrating this being his last tour there but sadly there will always be somewhere else. Hoping for a speedy safe return for them both x

Shakey1500 Sat 23-Mar-13 21:59:17

DH and I have been married 13 years this year. We've had some horrendous ups and downs which could have absolutely broken us as a couple and as individuals. But we've come through it all and marvel at how lucky we are. We have a wonderful DS (5) who's an absolute joy. He works incredibly hard and he is passionate about his beliefs. He makes me laugh, tries hard at everything, makes a mean omelette and roast dinner and is a rock.

I look forward to spending the rest of my days with him <soppy>

PullyWoolOver Sat 23-Mar-13 22:01:19

Lovely thread - you lucky, lucky things.

Gives me hope I'll find a good'un one day grin

buildingmycorestrength Sat 23-Mar-13 22:02:58

um, he took the children to a camp...not the chickens, obv.blush

Boosterseat Sat 23-Mar-13 22:38:32

Lovely DH always let's me have a lie in (both days) when I asked him recently asked him if he wanted to to have a lie in each his answer made me blush like a schoolgirl

"If letting you lie in every weekend to catch up on your beauty sleep makes you look as beautiful as you do both inside and out il get up at 6am forever"

I actually nearly cried, he's such a sweetie.

frumperina Sat 23-Mar-13 23:39:58

I have had my fair share of awful relationships but DH is wonderful. I could write a novel about his many lovely ways but one thing will always stick in my mind:
Picture the scene:
Lovely summers day a few years ago. I wander off to work at lunchtime in flip flops and t shirt, no jacket needed. Later that evening a torrential downpour of biblical proportions starts and lasts for hours. I leave work about 8pm, it is still chucking it down. I had resigned myself to getting soaked to the bones, no money for a taxi.
I get to the front doors of my work and who is waiting for me but DH with a jacket, an umbrella and shoes! He came home at 6, got soaked himself, noticed that I had left my jacket, shoes and umbrella. He then went out and walked 30 min to my workplace(we don't have a car and not on bus route, I always walk) to collect me and bring me my stuff.
My jaw dropped when I saw him, I really could not have found a nicer husband.
It makes me sad to think that 15 years ago I was convinced I could not do any better than the abusive twunt I was with then. I really thought that was all I deserved. There is hope and there are nice men out there!

lovesherdogstoomuch Sun 24-Mar-13 22:16:19

Frumperina. all i can say is 'Wow'. oh and cute. ;)
Pullywoolova-he is there waiting for ya lav. they do exist.
LucyEllensMum-arse husbands always come up trumps. ;)
And for all the ladies who are married to our boys out there two words "you rock". totally. o sorry that's three. xx

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