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to really hate brithdays?

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ditavonteesed Tue 14-May-13 09:45:45

I turn into a spoilt brat and sulk all day every bloody year. I start geting miserable days before, need to break the cycle its pathetic.

mrsjay Tue 14-May-13 09:46:42

why do you sulk ?

mrsjay Tue 14-May-13 09:46:52

or what do you sulk about

mrsjay Tue 14-May-13 09:47:11

is it your birthday today are you sulking wink

ditavonteesed Tue 14-May-13 09:48:02

Cause I end up feeling like nobody but dh and dc's love me and for some reason I always expect some degree of specialness but in actual fact dcs are at school and dh is at work and I am sat at home on my own.

TiggerWearsATriteSmile Tue 14-May-13 09:51:20

Go out and but yourself a cake and a cup of tea and a magazine and just sit and enjoy it.
I'd love that for my birthday.
Nobody else should care about your birthday, it's not like you're the queen!!

ditavonteesed Tue 14-May-13 09:53:25

he he but I am the queen. dmum was telling me (well the kids) at the weekend how they are going for a day out and lunch today and I just thought that would be nice.

mrsjay Tue 14-May-13 09:54:08

we could have a virtual birthday party it is my birthday today as well, I know it is just a day but sometimes you want something nice to happen,

ditavonteesed Tue 14-May-13 09:55:14

smile Happy Birthday Mrs Jay, dh has bought me a lovely present. some flaningos for the garden I ought to find them a home. can we have cake and wine?

mrsjay Tue 14-May-13 09:57:35

Happy birthday to you too smile I havnt got presents I have to wait till they come home sad I think that translates to dd1 forgot to get it and will get it on her way home from uni grin we cant have wine this early can we

mrsjay Tue 14-May-13 09:58:30

and tbh the dc and your husband is really the only people that matter

ditavonteesed Tue 14-May-13 09:58:54

I reckon we can smile

ditavonteesed Tue 14-May-13 10:00:08

you are very right, I know that the sulk is just me being a brat. I do it every year and now its like its inevitable. <slaps self round face>

mrsjay Tue 14-May-13 10:03:11

I feel a bit deflated tbh dont be too hard on yourself ,

valiumredhead Tue 14-May-13 10:05:07

Happy Birthday dita and you too mrsjay smile thanks

mrsjay Tue 14-May-13 10:05:55

thank you smile

valiumredhead Tue 14-May-13 10:09:28

---- <---- cake with a candle to blow out!

mrsjay Tue 14-May-13 10:11:53

WOOOOOOOOSH now where me party hat

isitsnowingyet Tue 14-May-13 10:12:32

Happy Birthday to the pair of you - wine after 1pm (?)

ALittleBitOfMagic Tue 14-May-13 10:14:53

I started a thread exactly like this yesterday . I hate my birthday too . For the exact same reason . My parents got dh two designer t shirts for his birthday last week . I got shampoo and a hair dye hmm

Marrow Tue 14-May-13 10:15:00

I don't normally sulk on birthdays but did this year. It was my 40th in January. Dh had talked about us going away for a weekend but that didn't materialise. We didn't even go out for a meal or a drink. He cooked dinner and gave me a card but no present or birthday cake. It was the most uncelebrated birthday I've ever had hmm I'm still grumpy about it nearly five months later!

valiumredhead Tue 14-May-13 10:22:20

marrow that's worse than forgetting altogether imo! sad

I would be mightily pissed off.

mrsjay Tue 14-May-13 10:24:02

SO would I Id be livid a landmark birthday is important Marrow
and erm hair dye and shampoo shock

ephemeralfairy Tue 14-May-13 10:26:58

I LOVE birthdays, my own and others. I am a total drama queen on my birthday and expect everyone to get involved.

Then again, I am a total Scrooge when it comes to Christmas and would love to just ignore the whole bloody charade, so it all balances out wink

Go out and treat yourself to something or do something you wouldn't normally do, then next year guilt-trip/bully everyone into doing what you want.

valiumredhead Tue 14-May-13 10:28:20

YY I would scrap Christmas all together but birthdays are big in this house! Dh doesn't 'get it' but I have explained he doesn't have to get it he just has to 'do it' grin

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