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To milk DH's lack of anniversary card/pressie for all it's worth??

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MyPetSnail Wed 12-Aug-09 15:33:48

Luckily he's such a sweetie so I don't mind that I got him a card/pressie for our 9th and he didn't. He didn't forget, just didn't come up with the goods.

Is it my conjugal duty to get everything I can out of it? Cups of tea/him get the dinner together tonight/advantages in future arguments - I've got a good memory grin

poopscoop Wed 12-Aug-09 15:35:05

absobloodylutely grin

milk away and stretch it out over several months if possible. grin

RedDeadFail Wed 12-Aug-09 15:36:53

YABU. You say you don't mind and yet you intend to use it against him.


MyPetSnail Wed 12-Aug-09 18:25:02

Nice one poopscoop - I'm doing my best wink

Mamazon Wed 12-Aug-09 18:27:48

ooohj you must. if not you are failing in your duties as a wife.

I would milk it for at least a year and then hopefully next year you will get an amazing gift!!

Alibabaandthe40nappies Wed 12-Aug-09 23:51:34

Milk it for a day or two - cups of tea and cooking etc, and see if you can get him to organise a meal out for the weekend maybe?

Don't bring it up in future arguements though, it's not serious enough for that

PrincessLayer Thu 13-Aug-09 00:00:00

Milk it for a day or two, then forget it BUT make a note on your calendar. A couple of weeks before your next anniversary....

"Are you off to work dear? Make sure you don't FORGET anything."

"Can you get some milk from the shop...don't FORGET it "

"I'm just nipping out do you want anything?...Ok I'll make sure I don't FORGET"

Or, you could forget to cook his tea/iron his shirt/whatever you normally do for a few days.
That tends to work! grin

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