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I swear, if it weren't for me, DH wouldn't have a license, a place to live, a car to drive, bills paid or a good credit rating.<br><br>
I got a little peeved when we were talking today...<br><br>
DH - Can you please help me find a place for us to live in VA?<br>
me - I have been...I've been e-mailing a ton of folk around up there.<br>
DH- Oh. Well, what is rent like?<br>
me- Anywhere from $1200 to $1600<br>
DH- Well, you're going to work right?<br>
me- Um, didn't you notice that I quit my job???<br>
DH- Well, how are we going to afford that?<br>
me- Those are the numbers you gave me...I thought you had a grip on the numbers?<br>
DH- No, I don't even know what my salary is going to be, or if there is moonlighting to be had.<br>
me- <img alt="rolleyes.gif" src="http://files.kickrunners.com/smilies/rolleyes.gif"> *sigh*<br><br>
UGH. I HATE being the detail person now and then...<br><br>
So...now he's all depressed because I'm not working and we're going to be broke for a year. It's JUST a year. No big deal to be broke for a year. After that, we'll be just fine.<br><br>
Someone make me a Coco Channel...<br><br>
SOOOOO....who manages the details in your life? Or do you do it yourself????
 

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I do it myself- but that's okay- I'm a Project Manager by trade, so the home stuff is a cake walk in comparison.<br><br>
And here <img alt="icon_scratch.gif" src="http://files.kickrunners.com/smilies/icon_scratch.gif"> everyone keeps trying to get me and OakD banned but they're not going to succeed.
 

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I manage all the details. wheeeeeee
 

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I'm untouchable.<br><br>
I'm the detail person when it comes to planning, but DW gets stuff done. I'll make sure it'll work and then she executes the plan. Its beautiful really.
 

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I have no idea what's going on around here. <shrug><br><br>
DW is by far the detail person in our house. I tend to think of the big picture. I think somewhere in between the two of us there is a good balance.
 

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This is how it was in our house for a while.<br><br>
She was better at covering up stuff that she didn't execute than she was at <i>actually</i> executing though...
 

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me: Detail Queen and Household Alpha Leader<br><br>
me: cornfused by any and all craziness going on in the PRT for the past 36 hours
 

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I am the detail person. But I am the only person who lives at my house, so I have to do it all.<br><br>
That conversation you relayed would have made me crazy!
 

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Micro manage her <img alt="wink.gif" src="http://files.kickrunners.com/smilies/wink.gif">
 

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We have a division of labor in my house. I deal with daily finances, investing, scheduling work and/or repairs around the house. DW deals with scheduling all of the kids activities as well as <i>our</i> social calendar as well as ensuring that everyone is where they should be at any given moment.
 

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I do it all.<br><br>
The only thing DH knows is that there's food in the fridge and the lights are still on, so I must be doing a good job.
 

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That reminds me of a conversation that my ex and I had over his bills. He was horrible at details.<br><br>
Me: I ran across your Discover bill today.<br>
Him: So?<br>
Me: You haven't paid it in 3 months!!!<br>
Him: I'll pay it when I get around to it.<br>
Me: (large vein popping out of my head) ARE YOU KIDDING ME? You're interest rate has gone up to 25%!!!<br>
Him: So?<br>
Me: SO? SO?!?!? This is your credit rating we're talking about. You know, what helps us eventually buy a house, cars, you know!!<br>
Him: I don't see what you are getting so uptight about.<br><br>
That was the exact moment I took over his checkbook and paying his bills for the remainder of our relationship.
 

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You would have been certifiably crazy. I can picture it now-<br><br>
Lelly - Can you please help me find a place for me to live in Southern TX?<br>
Lelly2 - I have been...I've been e-mailing a ton of folk around up there.<br>
Lelly- Oh. Well, what is rent like?<br>
Lelly2- Anywhere from $1200 to $1600<br>
Lelly- Well you're going to work, right?<br>
Lelly2- Um, I guess, are you???<br>
Lelly- Well if you are then I will?<br>
Lelly2- I'm craving sushi, how about you?<br>
Lelly- You read my mind.<br>
Lelly2- <img alt="banana.gif" src="http://files.kickrunners.com/smilies/banana.gif">
 

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Let's see, Mrs JC died almost 4 years ago.<br><br>
....I guess I should start looking at that pile of mail, but it's probably just bills.
 

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This is pretty much us, with me as the big picture person and my DH with the details. Though sometimes I know "how thinks work" better than he does (since he didn't grow up in the States) and then I help with the details. It works for us.
 

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DH makes the money, I allocate it to the proper places. I am home with the kids, so I really take care of the whole house, including lawn care, snow removal, dump runs and small fix-it jobs. I would make a great husband.<br><br>
I will not deal with car maintenance, that is his responsibility. I would rather buy a new car than change the oil.
 
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