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To ask DH to wear a T shirt for more than 3 hours

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lacklustremum Tue 29-Nov-16 09:21:41

Background - DH comes home from work and gets changed in the evening. Then when he goes to bed he puts his T shirt in the wash, he's normally had it on 3 hours or so and just been sat in it , no excersizing, no massively sweaty activities.

I have asked him previously if he could maybe wear them for a couple of evenings in a row as it just increases the laundry and tbh it's not really dirty.

His work clothes however get worn for two days or more in a row in what can be quite a manual busy job confused

NeedMoreSleepOrSugar Tue 29-Nov-16 09:35:34

What did he say when you asked him to wear them longer? Maybe he should start doing some of the laundry.

HermioneJeanGranger Tue 29-Nov-16 09:45:23

Refuse to wash them unless they're actually dirty?

Somerville Tue 29-Nov-16 09:50:23

My fella's like this. Everything gets shoved in the laundry basket whether he's worn it for an hour or a day. He also irons everything.
He does his own laundry, though. I don't think I could meet his standards... and I certainly have no interest in trying.

Karoleann Tue 29-Nov-16 09:55:45

My Dh managed 3 t-shirts on Sunday.....I wash them, but the cleaner irons them so no bid deal really. Although it is a bit odd.

DoItTooJulia Tue 29-Nov-16 09:57:56

My 11yo ds does this. It drives me mad. If a grown man did it, I'd be baffled...my 11 yo has the excuse that he's learning about this stuff slowly what's your dhs excuse?

Trifleorbust Tue 29-Nov-16 09:59:45

My DH would take one T-shirt on a week long holiday if I let him. "It's not dirty" - hmm, that would be a subjective opinion smile

But YANBU.

Artandco Tue 29-Nov-16 10:02:44

I think it's fine, it's only 5 extra t shirts a week. And I assume he isn't showering before tshirt on and does that at bedtime so isn't going on fresh clean skin.
Def get him to do at least 1/2 the laundry though

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