(Closed) Why do people “nag”?

posted 6 years ago in Relationships
  • poll: Why do you nag?
    SO is too busy - and it is things I can't do myself - (such as hang a heavy mirror) : (16 votes)
    13 %
    SO is so forgetful - I have to "remind" him/her all the time : (77 votes)
    65 %
    SO is lazy - doesn't want to do it : (26 votes)
    22 %
  • Post # 3
    7779 posts
    Bumble Beekeeper

    Darling Husband is half forgetful and half lazy. lol

    Post # 4
    10851 posts
    Sugar Beekeeper
    • Wedding: September 2010

    All three of your options! LOL!

    Post # 5
    3452 posts
    Sugar bee
    • Wedding: September 2012

    I’m not much of a nag, but sometimes I have to remind him to get certain things done.

    Post # 6
    726 posts
    Busy bee
    • Wedding: May 2012

    He is the worst procrastinator ever! I swear. We moved in together and it took us 6 months to go get my dresser from my old place and the only reason I finally got it was because I asked him to do it for my birthday! 

    I think he just doesn’t want to deal with the hassle. My CV joint on my car is currently broken and it was recalled so we’d have to go through all that red tape and I just can’t deal with it because I have no idea how to and he does but he doesn’t wanna go through with it and get it done, like my CV joint will magically repair itself if we don’t do anything about it. 

    Post # 7
    9483 posts
    Buzzing Beekeeper
    • Wedding: October 2012

    Fiance is forgetful.  He is also a procrastinator.  Love him to death, but get a move on! 😉

    Post # 8
    5371 posts
    Bee Keeper
    • Wedding: June 2014 - Ontario, Canada ♥ EDD- April 2016

    My Fiance is forgetful and a procrastinator so sometimes I have no other choice haha 😉

    Post # 9
    5985 posts
    Bee Keeper
    • Wedding: June 2010

    add an all of the above option! LOL

    I hate nagging but telling Darling Husband once does not get it done. 

    Post # 11
    9824 posts
    Buzzing Beekeeper

    I used to nag more but have since figured out it’s just faster to do it myself. With the time I waste nagging I could be taking the trash out/packing DD’s lunch/bringing the car for an oil change. My Darling Husband is world’s biggest procrastinator.

    Post # 13
    2725 posts
    Sugar bee
    • Wedding: November 2011

    @KatyElle:  agreed!

    Fiance busts ass at work but at home it’s like pullng teeth to get him to help out around the house! BUT I do let up during tax season because he works 70+hrs/wk.

    Post # 14
    46263 posts
    Honey Beekeeper
    • Wedding: November 1999

    I don’t nag for two reasons:

    – it’s not good for any relationship- it makes you come across like his mother not his lover

    and more importantly

    – it doesn’t work. It builds nothing but resentment.

    Luckily for me, I don’t need to. I am the procrastinator in our family. As soon as we discuss anything- he does it!

    Post # 15
    5993 posts
    Bee Keeper
    • Wedding: May 2010

    as i tell hubby, “if you just do it the first time i say to do it – your life will be much happier”

    i seem to have beaten him into submission because he does do what i ask him quickly most of the time

    Post # 16
    4755 posts
    Honey bee
    • Wedding: May 2012

    option 2 and 3 forgets and is lazy (or rather doesn’t want to)

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