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Am I being petty?

(7 Posts)
SnookieSnooks Sun 02-Oct-16 19:06:40

DP almost never puts anything away.... have to remind him most weekend lunchtimes to clear his breakfast dishes off table, we regularly have hammers, drills etc left lying around after DIY jobs. He left 3 bottles of chemicals for the central heating system on the stairs (we have open stairs without risers, so they would have needed only a gentle knock to spill all over the carpet below). He returned from a trip abroad and tipped about 20 biscuits onto the dining table.... you get the picture hopefully.

Today, he wrapped a present on the floor and left wrapping paper, tape and scissors on the floor.

He went ballistic when I asked him to put the scissors away. He chucked everything across the room. Apparently, everything I say is along the lines of "do this, do that".....

Am I being a petty nag ..... or should I be firm in insisting he tidies up after himself? I am not house proud ....

StealthPolarBear Sun 02-Oct-16 19:07:40

Do you have dc

Myusernameismyusername Sun 02-Oct-16 19:08:57

This is me and my teens. They are annoying enough but a grown man?

I did resort to throwing crap left out in the bin to prove my point for a few weeks and this worked and they now come and get it when I ask grin

SaggyNaggy Sun 02-Oct-16 19:10:22

Any person that went ballastoc nnd threw things across the room would t have the honour of being any room I'm in for very much longer.

What a petulant little cunt. Sounds like you have a man child on your hands. Hills are .>>>>>>> way.

TurnipCake Sun 02-Oct-16 19:15:03

Jeez, how can you tolerate going to bed with this specimen when he's so unattractive in his expectation of making you the mug who cleans up after him.

My ex never cleared anything away. We once had 4 friends over for lunch and he used his meat sweats to pretend he was coming down with the flu. Well shot.

StealthPolarBear Sun 02-Oct-16 19:17:27

Ik so it's not quite as much of a death trap as it would be with little ones that's good.
Still utterly crap if him

SnookieSnooks Sun 02-Oct-16 19:23:56

We do have DC - teenagers. I can at least rely on them to clear dirty dishes away. I don't think they would leave scissors on the floor either, although they probably would forget to put them back in the drawer.

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