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Moved in with one another and what a nightmare it has become

(48 Posts)
Chrohn Thu 07-Feb-13 15:11:32

Boyfriend and I were together about 16 months before I moved in with him and his son. We all get on great for the most part but some of his habits are literally driving me insane. There is just shit everywhere, clothes, books, plates, I even found a fork shoved down the back of the settee last night. When I come in from work my Ipad is just chucked on the floor (and now has a crack on it), my laptop has been broken (he has replaced it but that's not the point, hugely inconvenient whilst I was without a laptop) he insists on the whole house being in pitch black darkness so i have to use my phone as a torch when walking around at night to ensure I don't fall over anything. He does really stupid stuff like yesterday I came home from work and he'd put every item of clothing I would normally wear on an evening in the wash so it was all wet through.
I just feel like the whole thing has been a huge mistake but don't feel it serious enough to finish with him over iyswim but it's driving me nuts.

Maryz Thu 07-Feb-13 20:06:35

Message withdrawn at poster's request.

expatinscotland Thu 07-Feb-13 20:09:58

Um, move out?

Bunbaker Thu 07-Feb-13 20:10:06

Surely you must have known how he lived before you moved in?

I couldn't live like that. I don't see why you can't just move out, but keep on seeing him if you want to.

Is he a vampire?

ArbitraryUsername Thu 07-Feb-13 20:12:27

You'd've thought the OP would want to come back and tell us more about how she found the fork scrabbling around in the dark with her phone. Tbh, there are far worse things you could find down the back of the sofa. (A prize* for the best suggestion)

*not really.

ShipwreckedAndComatose Thu 07-Feb-13 20:15:56

Ok, clearly I have missed some episodes in the saga grin

AnyFucker Thu 07-Feb-13 20:16:51

nah, ship....consider every episode exactly the same as the one before ....

OneMoreGo Thu 07-Feb-13 20:17:38

The annual subscription to Morris Dancers Monthly that he has enthusiastically purchased for you in the hope you will take it up as a new hobby.

A entire uneaten cake in packaging, with just enough mould growing on it that it's not really edible anymore.


Maryz Thu 07-Feb-13 20:22:10

Message withdrawn at poster's request.

AnyFucker Thu 07-Feb-13 20:23:19

My virginity

My husband's vas deferens

izzyizin Thu 07-Feb-13 20:30:51

Ooh, is it one of those guess what's on the tray under the cloth games but with a sofa substituting for the tray?

A rampant rabbit?

His tarzan outfit down the back of the sofa?

ShipwreckedAndComatose Thu 07-Feb-13 20:53:05

A middle finger?

The Taj Mahal?

ArbitraryUsername Thu 07-Feb-13 20:54:31

The Taj Mahal would probably be a bit uncomfortable to sit on.

izzyizin Thu 07-Feb-13 21:09:54

Not if it was a takeaway from a restaurant of the same name which may account for the fork, AU.

izzyizin Thu 07-Feb-13 21:13:03

2 poppadums broken

Large glob of lime pickle

A foil container of rancid raita

ShipwreckedAndComatose Thu 07-Feb-13 21:20:41

And a steamy hot flannel

izzyizin Thu 07-Feb-13 23:19:09

Does your local takeaway send steamy hot flannels with their meals, Shipwrecked?

I prefer the free Buds mine whack in with my orders they know me so well smile

tiredofwaitingforitalltochange Thu 07-Feb-13 23:25:44

only flushing the toilet occasionally with rain water

Next time there's a thread listing red flags can someone remember to add this please.

izzyizin Thu 07-Feb-13 23:51:36

Is there a toilet down the back of the sofa? And is that a water butt thinly disguised as a cushion? hmm

What happens where the toilet is situated in the Sahara a particularly arid clime, tired?

tallwivglasses Fri 08-Feb-13 00:53:37

I'm starting to to think these threads are started by MNHQ for their own entertainment. They do seem to bring out the comedy side of otherwise wise and empathetic posters...

izzyizin Fri 08-Feb-13 09:59:00

Wise and emathetic posters, tall?

Like the one I've got on my wall which says 'Shit Happens' down the back of sofas? hmm

tallwivglasses Fri 08-Feb-13 10:01:54


AnyFucker Fri 08-Feb-13 10:26:48


ShipwreckedAndComatose Fri 08-Feb-13 17:12:19

Iadmit, I don't eat take away...I'm posh and sit in the resturaunt!! Where they do give me a hot steamy flannel!!

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