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My drunken bum of a husband has fallen asleep in the back of the car...I have left him there...AIBU?

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LolaCrapola Sun 15-May-16 00:01:29

I tried three times to stir him to get him indoors but to no avail....I had real children to put to bed. hmm

I have also locked the front door 'cos I don't want to risk being burgled -be woken up in the night-


MadameCholetsDirtySecret Sun 15-May-16 00:02:52

No. Go to bed. Sleep tight.

RoganJosh Sun 15-May-16 00:03:19

I'd leave him some keys, but otherwise it sounds fine.

Pinkheart5915 Sun 15-May-16 00:03:37

Go to bed. He will be fine after a few hours sleep in the car.

BirthdayBetty Sun 15-May-16 00:04:02

Yanbu grin

acasualobserver Sun 15-May-16 00:04:36

Sounds fair enough to me. Perhaps leave one of the windows open a bit.

KayTee87 Sun 15-May-16 00:05:13

I would cover him with a blanket, leave keys and a hot water bottle for him.

MyMurphy Sun 15-May-16 00:05:37

No, really mean to leave him in the car, set the alarm off, that will wake him.

KayTee87 Sun 15-May-16 00:05:44

Baby brain.... Just meant bottle of water, not hot water bottle hmm

BillSykesDog Sun 15-May-16 00:07:30

Can't he get done for drink driving for that? I'd leave him there, unless it was a real possibility that happening could mean that you face real hardship as a result, eg via job loss. I'd probably be thinking about kicking him out anyway. But if you need maintenance etc?

BillSykesDog Sun 15-May-16 00:08:33

No, really mean to leave him in the car, set the alarm off, that will wake him.

It'll also wake up her kids and the rest of the street and mean she has an audience for something embarrassing. Not a good idea!

70isaLimitNotaTarget Sun 15-May-16 00:09:31

Take the car keys
Cover him with a blanket
Leave him a bottle of water
If he vomits, he cleans it.

Go to bed

Princessdebthe1st Sun 15-May-16 00:10:03

Technically he could be considered to be drunk in charge of a motor vehicle. I would leave him there but remove the car keys so he can't drive it or be considered to be intending to drive it.

justdontevenfuckingstart Sun 15-May-16 00:10:24

Only drunk driving if he has the keys. Nah leave him there.

PaulAnkaTheDog Sun 15-May-16 00:11:11

Presumably you were with him and knew he was getting blind drunk? Try and rouse him, if that doesn't work at least put a blanket over him!

PaulAnkaTheDog Sun 15-May-16 00:11:59

Princess oh give over! What nonsense!

blimeyalldecentnamesaregone Sun 15-May-16 00:14:55

princess is right Paulanka

BillSykesDog Sun 15-May-16 00:16:17

Paul it's true, the offence is 'drunk in charge of a vehicle'.

PrimalLass Sun 15-May-16 00:16:27

You'd better stick a duvet over him. It might get really cold tonight.

RealityCheque Sun 15-May-16 00:18:40

Princess is 100% correct. Check your facts, Paul.

If he has keys, he WILL if discovered be considered drunk in charge of a vehicle. Which is the same penalties as drink driving.

justdontevenfuckingstart Sun 15-May-16 00:18:41

Can be DUI if possible to drive the vehicle, if no keys or stupid card thing possible to start the vehicle then no. princess is right.

ThroughThickAndThin01 Sun 15-May-16 00:18:50

It's freezing. Give him a blanket or something

PaulAnkaTheDog Sun 15-May-16 00:19:33

Yeah, if a police officer doesn't have an ounce of common sense. Presumably the husband doesn't have the keys since he's passed out in the backseat. No passing police officer would stop and rouse someone in the backseat, just to check their blood alcohol level. It just wouldn't happen.

WorraLiberty Sun 15-May-16 00:19:48

Assuming you actually like this man...

Pop a blanket on him and leave the front door unlocked.

Why would you lock him out and how many times have burglars actually entered your house through your front door?

Just a rough estimate will do...

PaulAnkaTheDog Sun 15-May-16 00:23:00

Does no one have mortice locks/ dead locks anymore?

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