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    Hmmm, I think it would upset me. Mainly because dh has always, in the 8 years we have been together, made a BIG deal out of my bday. I didn't really used to celebrate it that much, but dh views these things differently to me. It would upset me because it would be so out of character for him.

    I do not think it odd for other relationships though.

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    Given your scenario (that he rarely does things for himself anyway etc) I would be okay with it. Not happy, but accepting of it and definitely not upset. In saying that I don't think DH would choose to go... I would have to push him into it if it was a band he really liked and the opportunity may not come around again for a long time etc

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    I'd be fine with it as I know he would be OK if the tables were turned.
    Marriage is all about compromising.

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    I'd be fine with it. Actually I'm sure we've done it before. We are both fairly independent people, and birthdays aren't a big deal in our house. I went out to see the stage show Chicago on DD's second birthday!

    ETA: everyone in our house goes to work/school/daycare as usual on their birthdays.
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    I would not be ok with that. I am a massive birthday diva.

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    I wouldn't be happy.

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    Quote Originally Posted by FearlessLeader View Post
    I would not be ok with that. I am a massive birthday diva.
    Me too

    It's the one day a year I like to make all about me

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    Quote Originally Posted by Little Smiles View Post
    I'd be fine with it as I know he would be OK if the tables were turned
    Same.

    In fact if it was a band my hubby loved I'd probably suggest he go.

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    I would be happy for my DH to go, but would hope that my birthday was given its due acknowledgement on another day/night.

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    I would be fine with it. I like to make allowances for DH so I don't feel guilty when he has to make allowances for me.
    DH is out all day of DD2 6th birthday in 2 weeks for a mountain bike race. While it sucks the world won't end and we will still be a happy family.

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