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aibu to only really be happy when I have something to obsess over

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anklemcankle Sun 01-May-16 05:41:16

It can be anything from something I want to buy to some random issue/symptom the kids have. At the moment it's that my dd is really short - but it could also be a tb programme of type of diet or whatever.

I love nothing more than to curl up in bed in the evening with my iPad and Google/Pinterest the hell out of my current obsession.

My dh thinks is odd is it unreasonable to obsess over things?!

ChalkHearts Sun 01-May-16 06:24:35

I do this too blush

Currently I don't have anything to obsess over - and I'm miserable. smile

WaitrosePigeon Sun 01-May-16 06:36:57

Ha yes I am so like this!

BillBrysonsBeard Sun 01-May-16 07:28:29

I think that's normal! If it doesn't interfere with your happiness or distract you from DH or the kids then keep going, it's good to have something to focus on. I sometimes think I binge watch too many shows on an evening, but I love it and what would I do instead? Read a book, play a game, browse pinterest etc? It's all the same, getting lost inside our head for a bit and a break from word/kids. If you enjoy something and it's not harming anyone then carry on.. Does DH want more time with you or just want you to be doing something other than this?

anklemcankle Sun 01-May-16 07:32:35

No I don't think he really cares it's more of a running joke than a problem. He works late anyway so he wouldn't be here in the evenings to do anything else!

Resideria Sun 01-May-16 07:47:52

I'm soo like this, too! I also have a short dd, but don't think that's related grin

Iggypoppie Sun 01-May-16 08:59:05

I do this too! My STBXH called them my 'fads' but now my new career is based on one of my 'fads'...

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