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to find my lovely wife's tissue habit a bit minging

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NiceBloke Thu 11-Nov-10 21:52:17

So, my lovely wife has this habit with tissues. Used tissues that is or ones that "still have some space on them" as she says. They find their way everywhere - it started off under the pillows and up the sleeves but there has been an unwelcome development. With late pregnancy a sizeable cleavage has emerged - hey presto a perfect new storage site. Back me up ladies, surely this is over the line - a bit too minging, isn't it?

ghoulishglendawhingesagain Thu 11-Nov-10 21:53:34

Are you my DH?

MimsyRogers Thu 11-Nov-10 21:55:30

so you ever leave the toilet seat up?
miss a bit with your pee?
fart in bed?
leave your socks all over the house?
fiddle with your nuts whilst watching tv?
etc?
if not then YANBU

QuintessentialShadows Thu 11-Nov-10 21:55:39

she is telling you her boobs are OFF LIMITS.
wink

EmmalinaC Thu 11-Nov-10 21:55:48

Sorry. I'm with your wife on this one. grin

maktaitai Thu 11-Nov-10 21:56:09

Ergh that does sound a bit grim. Buy her some lovely handkerchiefs?

LaWeaselMys Thu 11-Nov-10 21:56:14

If so, I agree with your DH... Sorry!

ClaireDeLoon Thu 11-Nov-10 21:56:47

I'm not married to my DP otherwise I'd be posting what ghouls did.

Rosedee Thu 11-Nov-10 21:57:27

I used to keep biscuit crumbs down my pregnancy cleavage.

gobbledegoop Thu 11-Nov-10 21:58:12

YANBU that is minging!

LoveBeingAMummy Thu 11-Nov-10 21:58:27

Not best placed to answer this one as I am guilty. My dh hates it too if that helps.

MrsBuble Thu 11-Nov-10 21:59:12

YABU she (and I) are just being economical.

NiceBloke Thu 11-Nov-10 21:59:16

Mimsy, guilty on nearly all charges - I think the toilet seat is the only one of those which I have a perfect record on. And she's much more guilty of the third charge.

Hassled Thu 11-Nov-10 21:59:41

It could be worse. She could leave them on the carpet on her side of the bed <looks at DH>.

StuckinTheMiddlewithYou Thu 11-Nov-10 22:00:05

Find some yacky habit that you have (we all have them) and promise to give it up if she starts binning her tissues after one use.

Brasso4 Thu 11-Nov-10 22:01:03

Me too, DH hates my tissue habits. I lay the blame squarely at the door of my mother.

Nikna Thu 11-Nov-10 22:02:02

My Dh leaves piles of tissues that "still have some space on them" where ever he empties his pockets. ie; all over the bedroom. Saving them for reuse. BIN THEM!

AntonDuBurk Thu 11-Nov-10 22:02:06

Hassled. Are you me? Does our DH also leave his used tissues in our car?

Hassled Thu 11-Nov-10 22:03:11

He does indeed . And sometimes he blows his nose while I am eating.

NotShortImFunSized Thu 11-Nov-10 22:03:16

Another guilty one here. I agree she is just being economical grin

YABU sorry!

Meow75 Thu 11-Nov-10 22:03:30

Recommendations are currently that a clean tissue is used to blow one's nose.

And handkerchieves are gross. Too put snotty hankies in your pocket or up your sleeve is gross.

Acinonyx Thu 11-Nov-10 22:03:55

My dh complains about this too blush

NiceBloke Thu 11-Nov-10 22:04:41

Seems like a good 50% or more of you guys admit to this. OK, I'll let her off. I certainly am not short of the odd unappealing habit myself.

mayorquimby Thu 11-Nov-10 22:06:26

that is fucking disgusting. yanbu

Mumcentreplus Thu 11-Nov-10 22:20:51

Does she have a cold?

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