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louisawhitegenius Fri 24-Jun-11 17:05:39

My dp has just been away for 4 days on a course. Every day he called me to say they had a liquid lunch and finished at 3pm. He was supposed to be there until today but the finished early (lunchtime yesterday) He is working tonight at 7pm -midnight... No help, no spending time with dd (or me!) dd is getting active (5 months) and only sleeps 30 mins twice per day so no lounging in bed for us (she's not really a 'cuddles' baby) AIBU that i am pissed off to the max that he has decided to have a day in bed today as he is 'tiiiiired'...?

MrsTerryPratchett Fri 24-Jun-11 17:07:39

I would put the 5 month old in the bed with him and let him deal with her. Tired, my arse.

Jodyisagirlsmane Fri 24-Jun-11 17:11:05

I agree with MrsTerry!! Plonk bubbah in bed with him and go have a looooong bath with a nice glass of wine/hot chocolate/whatever!

ZonkedOut Fri 24-Jun-11 17:11:33

YANBU, it's always annoyed me when DH complains he's soooo tired after a day of doing not a lot, when I'm the one feeding the baby at night and running around after the toddler.

NewShooz Fri 24-Jun-11 17:39:49

Put your DD in bed with him, and tell him you are 'popping out'. Go and have a liquid lunch yourself wine

louisawhitegenius Fri 24-Jun-11 19:15:46

thanks ladies! just f**ks me off so badly...i just don't know where he has the balls to do that. i really try my best that he doesn't have to do much at home and i think i've made him a lazy git (never used to be)

listentothemusic Fri 24-Jun-11 19:18:09


Mine were crap nappers at that age too and it did get better. I would work on getting her to nap a bit more if at all possible because that must be very wearing on you.

mamas12 Fri 24-Jun-11 19:20:06

Enjoy your bath and don't forget to lock the door.

louisawhitegenius Fri 24-Jun-11 19:23:18

maybe if i filled the bath WITH wine i might relax a bit more HIC! he he

FlubbaBubba Fri 24-Jun-11 19:28:54

Cheeky git! (him, not you! smile)

I wish there was an equivalent of breastfeeding and labour for men to experience, along with sleepless nights etc etc, so then they might feel a bit more sympathetic to our plight!

My 5m old is also a crap napper (nicking that prhase from you listentothemusic grin) and does two or sometimes three 40-min sessions during the day, but doesn't make up for it at night time either. You have my sympathies.

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