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to not bother wrapping dps birthday presents

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Lora1982 Tue 23-Apr-13 20:42:18

Hes annoyed the hell out of so tired up with the baby til 12 everynight then up again from 6 i dont get any naps in the day. Its his birthday tomorrow and he will be going bed early... About 6pm!!... Because hes working thursday. Ive tried telling him id like help, tried just leaving him to it but no its just me who has to do all the baby things 24/7. Im exhausted and i cant be arsed to wrap his presents, considering just putting them in carrier bags. Aibu?

Lora1982 Wed 24-Apr-13 22:34:05

I wasnt winding him up i was making it difficult for him so he would struggle necessarily. Plus i was too tired to go find wrapping paper (which i did give in and do at 6am). Neither of us are mardy types i knew he'd find it amusing.

Lora1982 Wed 24-Apr-13 22:44:25

Yes i was in a strop and i was tired but if i wanted to ruin his day... Which i wouldnt because im not that mardy, i wouldnt of bought him anything and i wouldnt of used so much effort with the wrapping. I.e in bags so he couldnt feel them, in a box and smothered in tape with a fine wrapping of token wrapping paper to please the people disgusted with me unnecessarily grin thinking about it i was very eco recycling all the rubbish as packaging!

SpanishFly Wed 24-Apr-13 22:48:44

Tbh, it's nit at all clear what you were trying to do. You say you wrapped his gifts in cereal boxes cos you were being "a cow" then say you weren't trying to wind him up. Confused.
" i was making it difficult for him so he would struggle necessarily." Um, in my book thats winding someone up. If my friend pissed me off I'd never do this to her so it's not ok to do it to dh

DIYapprentice Wed 24-Apr-13 23:27:24

hmm she's hardly the first person to use oodles of cellotape on a present!

It might be a little juvenile, but easy enough to revert to being juvenile when you're feeling a bit annoyed.

SpanishFly Thu 25-Apr-13 09:09:10

Um but she put them in cereal boxes too, not just lots of sellotape. So if you were coasting along fine, not realising your other half was very annoyed at you, then you got up on your birthday to see your present wrapped in cereal boxes and covered in sellotape, you'd be delighted with that? I'm fairly sure you wouldn't.
But my point is still the same - her dh was behaving like an arse but you don't need to be an equal arse on the say of his bday

SpanishFly Thu 25-Apr-13 09:10:07

*on the day of his birthday

Cluffyfunt Thu 25-Apr-13 09:13:12

I would laugh as would my dh.
I can't see the big deal.
He's lucky to get anything seeing as he's so lazy.

Meringue33 Thu 25-Apr-13 09:20:43

Love it Lora wink

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