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Why do I walk slap into this one every year?

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grandtanteJE65 Fri 22-Dec-17 16:37:31

If it is so important that the fairy lights on the Christmas tree are place just so, according to DH WHY DOESN'T HE B. WELL DO IT HIMSELF?

And why does muggins here walk into the same argument year after year?

Decorating the Christmas tree is by common consent my job, as I love doing it and DH hates it. Once the b. lights are on, DH butts out, but by then we have had the all too familiar argument.

What gets your goat every December?

Baggs Fri 22-Dec-17 16:41:02

He doesn't do it because you do it. Try not doing anything about the tree next year and see what happens 😉

Nonnie Fri 22-Dec-17 16:54:44

Nowadays it is only a token argument but it was always about the choice of tree. I always wanted one up to the ceiling and bushy, he always wanted a skinny small one. Unfortunately (for him) I read one of his old school reports and his art teacher was not impressed with his taste!

No tree this year, no decorations, can't feel like celebrating without my son.

OldMeg Fri 22-Dec-17 16:54:54

Would that it was only December! My stupid old goat is like that all year round.

Coolgran65 Fri 22-Dec-17 17:07:07

Nonnie my heart goes out to you x