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This is DEFINITELY grounds for divorce, isn't it?

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deleted203 Thu 10-Jan-13 23:02:04

Whilst having a laughing conversation with my DH (and moving a bookcase) with him moaning about me nagging him into doing stuff, he had the cheek to say to me 'You're a nasty old woman'.


Please tell me I have grounds to LTB! I am NOT nasty. OR old. How very dare he!

70isaLimitNotaTarget Thu 10-Jan-13 23:21:06

OK - so not nasty
Or old

But is it a wild stab in the dark to assume you're a woman?

So he's 33.333% right?
Don't think you have solid ground to LTB.
But you could punish him in other ways.
(I hang my DH boxer shorts on the line by the crotch to make him wince)

apostropheuse Thu 10-Jan-13 23:26:42

You're a woman - so he gets one tick
You're very unlikely to be nasty - he gets a cross
You may or may not be old - you need to clarify this point

What age are you?

deleted203 Thu 10-Jan-13 23:40:16

Sob....I'm 45. That's NOT bloody old - and anyway, he's 54. Are you SURE it's not grounds for divorce? grin

larks35 Thu 10-Jan-13 23:42:30

My DP referred to me as a "mangy old dog" the other day to a visiting friend regarding my seemingly endless hair loss. I quipped in with "and you wonder why the romance is dead". He got the message loud and clear, but hasn't yet apologised or got any nookey. He'll learn eventually.

deleted203 Thu 10-Jan-13 23:44:34

A mangy old dog!!! shock. Oh that is far worse! (Particularly if you are suffering with hair loss). I feel almost fond of DH again in comparison.

PomBearWithAnOFRS Thu 10-Jan-13 23:44:59

LTB! And before you go, immac one of his eyebrows and the word "GIT" into his head <nods wisely> Oh and put itching powder in all his pants!
Or buy him some nice incontinence wear and get brochures for Stannah and trusses and mobility aids and Grecian 2000 and Just for Men and viagra tonic wine and Andrews liver salts and leave them all lying about grin

apostropheuse Thu 10-Jan-13 23:46:47

YANBU then if you're only 45. Definite grounds for divorce.

He really should have called you a middle aged woman.


deleted203 Thu 10-Jan-13 23:49:06

Pom I like your style! Just for Men and Grecian 2000 will be of sod all use to the bald old git, but they may just mock him for what he has lost.

I am planning evil revenge for his cruel and cutting words....

(I may not LTB, actually, as it might make him happy to lose such a 'nasty old woman'. I may stay forever and make him sorry he said it instead).

nannyof3 Thu 10-Jan-13 23:49:53

Divorce the bastard wink grin smile

deleted203 Thu 10-Jan-13 23:50:11

Aggghhh.......middle aged is just as cruel! I still think of myself as vaguely 27 and young and sexy.

PomBearWithAnOFRS Thu 10-Jan-13 23:52:09

Well in that case, you need adverts for toupes, hairpieces, Elton John albums, and merkins OP grin Oh and gorgeous Philippino House Boys and male Au Pairs, and Chippendales concerts <drools a bit> grin

apostropheuse Thu 10-Jan-13 23:54:05

Middle age may be cruel,but it is truth.

Such is life!

Avuncular Fri 11-Jan-13 00:24:51

Term of endearment, OP. Unless the cap actually fits ....

Be thankful he feels so secure with you that he can get away with it.

Thanks for the midnight laugh.

MammaTJ Fri 11-Jan-13 06:09:23

Many an OP has had a good roasting for calling some random an 'old woman', even if it is factual.

YANBU, LTB!! grin

Chislemum Fri 11-Jan-13 09:26:17

grin - i am 39 and dh is 40. he calls me old and worse all the time and thinks it's an endearment.... i call him stuff back, but not sure this is an ideal situation. ;)

deleted203 Fri 11-Jan-13 18:25:34

But are you 'nasty' as well as 'old' Chisle? grin.

apostropheuse Fri 11-Jan-13 19:41:00

I've had further thoughts on the matter.

Is he calling you nasty as in not nice, unpleasant etc.?

or alternatively...

Is it a compliment?. Maybe it's a cool way of saying you are wonderful! You say the opposite word to what you mean!

Just like the young people do. (If you can remember that far back!

deleted203 Fri 11-Jan-13 20:01:07

LOL @ apostropheuse. What a fab idea! No, he is too uncool to be hip with the kids and tell me I am 'wicked'.

I was being a 'nasty, old woman' for making him get off his backside and shift a bookcase with me, apparently. I was cruel and unkind for needing him to help me when he could have been snoring on the sofa.......

(Although he had had a long day at work. But I needed to shift the bookcase so that I could paint behind it, so I had to get him to help).

Tonight he came in and said, 'How's your day been, my wee darling?' so in true man fashion he has clearly forgotten that I was nasty to him last night! grin

Chislemum Mon 14-Jan-13 17:50:09

i am all sweetness and light of course! smile

Startail Mon 14-Jan-13 17:56:01

I'm 45 too and DH gets thumped for calling me old girl.

I'm not old and, technically as I was 19 when we first met, he's never been correct with the girl either.

ClippedPhoenix Mon 14-Jan-13 17:59:56

My DP calls me an old witch sometimes, I rather like it grin

Foggles Mon 14-Jan-13 18:18:33

Ask him why he's getting an old woman to help him move a bookcase.


badtemperedaldbitch Mon 14-Jan-13 18:27:05

Sign him up for SAGA holidays and then tell him You're not old enough!

I signed dp up for free basket weaving lessons that were being offered for the over 50's

deleted203 Mon 14-Jan-13 18:59:21

Basket weaving??? (In hysterics!). I would love to do that.....he's a huge Scot who works on a building site. I can just hear his comments on 'basket weaving'. grin.

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