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Mothers Day

(12 Posts)
Banglesdebelle Mon 31-Mar-14 00:02:39

How would you feel? DH gave me a present with bits and bobs of chocolate bath bombs from lush and a tube of hand creme from molton brown. He knows I love MB. However when we went to his mums later in the day he gave his mum a huge Molten Brown gift box. Am I being churlish in comparing gifts? Thanks

LineRunner Mon 31-Mar-14 00:06:30

I think this is why I now loathe mothers day. It has become so commercial, competitive and unhappy.

I don't know what else to say, really. I hope you had a decent day regardless.

Halfawife Mon 31-Mar-14 00:07:43

At least you got something. YABU. He also took note of what you liked which was thoughtful. Read some of the other posts on here tonight and you'll think you've married a Prince! Enjoy your smellies. smile

badgerknowsbest Mon 31-Mar-14 00:09:34

Are you his mother?

Yabu

weesazz Mon 31-Mar-14 00:33:40

At least you got something. I didn't even get a card.

Philoslothy Mon 31-Mar-14 00:35:26

You are not his mother.

I can't believe that a grown woman compares presents like this.

Bogeyface Mon 31-Mar-14 01:00:48

What?! So the mother of his children, the woman who went throught pregnancy and birth so he gets his "I am a father" badge, deserves less than his mum?

They deserve the same at least surely? I am shocked that it isnt obvious to anyone that he clearly views his own mother as more worthy and deserving that his childrens mother!

OP. YANBU

Bogeyface Mon 31-Mar-14 01:01:49

And as for "at least you got something cos I didnt", your issue is with your own OH, dont take it out on the OP!

CreepyLittleBat Mon 31-Mar-14 01:13:15

Get over yourself! Massively churlish. Molton Brown is overpriced tat anyway.

Bogeyface Mon 31-Mar-14 01:16:25

/Yes Creepy and his mother was deemed worthy of more over priced tat than the OP.

Why should she get over herself precisely?

DioneTheDiabolist Mon 31-Mar-14 01:20:59

Yeah, you're being churlish. But you know that right?

handfulofcottonbuds Mon 31-Mar-14 01:26:49

I don't think it's fair to refer an OP to other posts to make them put things into perspective. It's quite judgemental IMO.

I have read those other threads and some are heartbreaking - but bangles is feeling a little upset by her DH's actions.

OP has posted here asking how others would feel, you can be less direct in responses.

bangles - write it off or speak to your DH and explain how you feel. You could always treat yourself to a big box of MB as I'm sure it will all be reduced from Monday smile

FWIW, I think MB smells lovely!

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