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to not want to work full time?

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TaggieCampbellBlack Sat 09-Feb-13 17:53:10

Due to skintness and DH now out of a job I have upped my hours.

I. Am. Knackered.

I know I am U but I like having 3 days off a week. I am simply too lazy and too feeble to work hard.

<<stamps poor tired feet childishly>>

catladycourtney1 Sat 09-Feb-13 20:04:05

YANBU. I work (well, I did until I went off on maternity leave last week) part-time - every day but short shifts - and if I ever have to work a full day, like for training or if my weekend place of work is closed and I have to make the hours up in the week, I am KNACKERED. I really don't know how people do it.

And I also have to be forced at gunpoint in a very very good mood to do any cooking or cleaning, even though I only work half days.

ilovesooty Sat 09-Feb-13 20:14:06

I think this is rather interesting, given the threads where husbands and partners work long hours and are castigated for not pulling their weight on the housework front.

TaggieCampbellBlack Sat 09-Feb-13 20:17:18

Oh I castigate myself for being rubbish.

Makes no difference though. I'm still undomesticated and crap.

ilovesooty Sat 09-Feb-13 20:18:13

Taggie grin

TaggieCampbellBlack Sat 09-Feb-13 20:20:20

And over the years have done a massive amount more than he has with the childrearing and breastfeeding and getting up at night. DD2 was 6 before she slept through the blasted night. Who got up? Me.
And I do other stuff. Like choosing curtains.

FlowerTruck Sat 09-Feb-13 20:31:26

Taggie You are fab. wine

ubik Sat 09-Feb-13 20:40:25

When I work 5 shifts in a row it effing kills me. And even though I work 18 hrs a week ( but sometimes much more then 2weeks off IYSWIM) I cannot get up in the mornings. DP gives the kids their breakfast blush and I stagger in at around 8am and literally cannot speak in a civil fashion until I have had 3 large mugs of coffee. Only then can I string a sentence together.

In my defence I do frequent night shifts and I did spend six years bf and getting up for small children in the night.

But still - poor DP.

TaggieCampbellBlack Sat 09-Feb-13 20:46:01

Six years!!!!!!!

Without mumsnet!!!!!

I am owed.

Binkybix Sat 09-Feb-13 21:45:03

I don't want to work full time either!

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