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Locked out of DH's garage

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auroramusisamica Sun 18-Nov-12 22:16:30

Am silently fuming as DH has converted our garage into his 'studio' and refuses to give me a key. It has been about a year now and I didn't think much of it first, we agreed it was his place to work, is filled with his things and I had no desire to go in there.
However it has been dawning on me that I don't like being locked out of part of my house. There have been occasions when I wanted to access things (like blank DVDs or paint brushes) and couldn't get them.

I do go in there with him but I have asked for a key, several times over the last few months and he says I don't need one, it is just his stuff, he doesn't want me in there going through things etc.

If he had just given me one first I would have no interest but now it has become this big issue and his refusal is making me want to go through it (which is not like me, I know he has porn there & I don't mind, but he knows I know this so must be something else right?)

So AIBU to want a key, surely if he had nothing to hide he would just give me one?

myroomisatip Tue 28-May-13 22:11:36

It was intriguing and you do worry about the OP, you cant help it!

Come back OP, let us know you/things are ok.

myroomisatip Tue 28-May-13 22:16:16

Actually, for what it is worth smile

My STBXH locked our garage for well over a year.

Occasionally he forgot to lock it up smile

It was stocked with a bit of food, a lot of tools and some booze smile

I could not resist helping myself to a couple of bottles of very rare wine, but then, I had paid half towards them and he had the rest so he got the better deal lol

I do make fun a bit but it was not good at the time so I do sympathise with the OP.

blueshoes Tue 28-May-13 23:10:34

It will be where he keeps the heads of his previous wives ...

PeoniesPlease Wed 29-May-13 08:42:29

Just read the whole thread - and no real conclusion!

OP, hope you are ok. It is weird and wrong to have a part of your own house which you aren't "allowed" access to. IMHO, there should be no need for a "discussion" about this, he gives you a key and that's that.

Have you managed to get inside the shed on your own yet?

beeny Sat 09-Nov-13 08:11:19

Did we ever get an answer

Heymacarena Sat 09-Nov-13 08:17:11

I don't think so.

I hadn't realised it was almost a year on from the OP!

Sallyingforth Sat 09-Nov-13 10:27:41

We haven't heard any more because she's now locked in there.
If new wife asks the same question on MN we must warn her.

MrsCliveStanden Sat 09-Nov-13 10:30:05

Rofl sallyingforth

sicutlilium Sat 09-Nov-13 10:35:49


floatyflo Sat 09-Nov-13 10:39:25

GAH!! Thought that the op had updated then!

Why post asking that beeny? You can see that we haven't angry


ChippingInLovesAutumn Sat 09-Nov-13 10:43:32

Beeny - why not PM the OP? then report back

StealthPolarBear Sat 09-Nov-13 10:51:00

Ah so this is the thread...

killpeppa Sat 09-Nov-13 10:55:15

oh god.

il be keeping an eye out for another post titled
'my fiancé keeps the garage door locked, I've just moved in, AIBU to ask for a key'

to which the reply will be

beeny Sun 06-Sep-15 22:42:26

what happened

BrandNewAndImproved Sun 06-Sep-15 22:46:30

Omg this thread, yes would love an update. Hope everythings worked out.

DragonsCanHop Sun 06-Sep-15 22:51:25

This thread is nearly 3 years old!

RedSoloCup Sun 06-Sep-15 22:58:05

lol I have wondered this, OP come back....

JollyGolightly Sun 06-Sep-15 23:04:20

OP updated on one of those "whatever happened to..." threads a while back. She was still locked out of the garage and they were still together.

definiteissues Sun 06-Sep-15 23:05:32

I am newer to MN than 2012 but now I want to know what happened too ha

Patapouf Mon 07-Sep-15 00:24:00

Jolly she never got in???? Bloody Nora

KanyeWestPresidentForLife Mon 07-Sep-15 00:53:21

Maybe she did get in....and she's still in there...which is why she's never updated...shock

HaydeeofMonteCristo Mon 07-Sep-15 08:28:05

I see this is a very old thread, but just in case op is still around I would be very worried too.

You know he has porn, fine, but does he have a computer in there that you might access if you had a key?

JeffreysMummyisCross Mon 07-Sep-15 08:32:30

I was so excited to see this in Active - thought there was going to be an update.

Damn you, zombie thread reviver <shakes fist> wink

OwlDoll Mon 07-Sep-15 08:50:39

Haven't you seen The Fall op??

OwlDoll Mon 07-Sep-15 08:55:49

Have just realised this is a zombie thread. The Fall wasn't even out when op first postedblush

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