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    Default Do you pack for your other half?

    DH and i just had a little argument about putting things away - this led to him expressing how annoyed he is that if he goes a way somewhere i dont pack or unpack his bags for him!
    I was a bit WTF if we go away i pack for myself & the 3 kids plus snacks, food etc and all he ha to do is pack his personal belongings.

    He has also been fortunate enough to go on a couple of solo trips without me & the kids (yes im uber jealous) so why on earth would i assist in packing or unpacking for a holiday im not going on?? :/

    I do ask him if he needs a re-stock on any toiletries etc coming up to any trip.

    Im interested to know how others do this????

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    Haha no way!
    Maybe ask him why he doesn't pack for you?!

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    If we are all going away together I pack for everyone. Mainly because I am already packing so I may as well do DF too.
    If he is going away by himself he does it himself.

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    No way!

    I don't unpack for him either. For the record DH has a half unpacked bag from a holiday we took in April sitting next to his bed. I refuse to touch it. He knows I won't!

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    Generally yes I do. DH is a hopeless packer, picker up afterer and tidier of clothes. I am constantly picking up clothes after him and DS. Grrrr!!!

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    Yes. Because he forgets so many things and is pretty useless at it. He twice went to Afghanistan without his body armour!

    I never unpack for him tho. He needs to give me everything he wants packed and then I mark it off my list. I also needy o remind him to take his wallet, phone and keys.

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    Only toiletries and things - I write packing lists for everyone and tell him how many of what type of clothes he will need but he usually picks them - also he packs the suitcases as I usually just throw everything in!

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    Yes I do. Our stuff usually all goes in together so I do it. Plus, he has no sense of fashion and would be happy to get around in the daggiest clothes, so I make sure his nicer clothes go away with us.

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    Nope he can pack his own clothes. I run through a list to make sure we have everything.

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    I pack everyone's bags and he packs the car - just how it's evolved over the years. He packs his own bag if he's going somewhere solo.
    I don't unpack his bags.


 

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