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How do I get my bf to take out the garbage

Discussion in 'Relationship Advice' started by skrinkle, May 24, 2017.

  1. skrinkle

    skrinkle Cat Mom Staff Member Admin Mod Squad

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    ????????
     
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  2. Wrecky

    Wrecky Valkyrie Staff Member Mod Squad

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    Rewards for good behaviour ;)
     
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  3. Posta

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    Throat punch him.
     
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    What has your approach been so far? A friendly reminder might help? "Don't forget to take out the trash today"
    I don't mind being reminded, I do mind being nagged for hours about it though
     
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    If you make his favourite dinner he has to do it =P
     
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    Rewards are better than nagging and punishment.
     
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    I just send mine this lol
     
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    Give him donuts if he does it. Give him donuts with laxatives if he doesn't
     
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    Take a deal with him to share the work of the house and do something else in exchange. Like the vacuum. And than remember him that he need to do his part...
     
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    Mark CM Administrator Staff Member Admin Mod Squad

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    I have fights like this with my girlfriend all the time. Honestly, I just like to-do lists and notes. But yeah, being rewarded even just with compliments or *cough* other things would be a major incentive. Like, I'm gonna get nagged wether I contribute or not so there's no incentive to chip in. Guys like to be recognized for their efforts, even if they should be basic things.
     
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    Wrecky Valkyrie Staff Member Mod Squad

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    Clearly I am a relationship expert and know how to cater to the male ego. Take note ladies ;)
     
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  12. skrinkle

    skrinkle Cat Mom Staff Member Admin Mod Squad

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    He is also a serial putter backer of EMPTY juice/milk cartons in the fridge, so I said if he cleans it out I'll restock the entire kitchen with yummy food (he's a student) and he did it... after four months!!! :mad:
     
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  13. Karlijn

    Karlijn Number one Staff Member Mod Squad

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    That's the same boyfriend who won't let you take that poor old cat from the shelter?
    Darn, you really do need a better boyfriend!
     
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