(Closed) Most disgusting thing you found out about you DH/SO after moving in?

posted 4 years ago in Relationships
Post # 2
3 posts
  • Wedding: June 2015

My fiance and I have been living together for almost a year and a half. Overall he’s really great, BUT he totally pees ON the toilet and he leaves dirty dishes in random places for me to find days after he’s used them. Drives me crazy but I love him!

Post # 3
3339 posts
Sugar bee
  • Wedding: April 2013 - Rhode Island

I honestly can’t think of anything.  LOL!  We’ve lived together now for something like 6 or 7 years.  Whatever disgusting habits he used to have, we’ve already remedied.

Post # 4
4412 posts
Honey bee
  • Wedding: December 2013

katy13:  Darling Husband doesn’t have disgusting habits (surprisingly!) but some annoying ones that have pretty much gone away. We’ve been married 7 months, but have lived together for 4 years so anything that was annoying on both of our parts has been hashed out and compromised on. For example, Darling Husband used to leave soda bottles by the side of our bed. I told him it was annoying and dirty, so he throws them away. I used to clean after Darling Husband cleaned because it wasn’t my way and it hurt his feelings, so I clean the way I want and he does other things to make up for that (litterbox, dishes, trash, etc.). After living together for awhile, nothing really grosses me out. 

  • This reply was modified 4 years, 4 months ago by  KatiePi.
Post # 5
119 posts
Blushing bee

My SO and I have been living together for almost 2 years and he is a slob. I am not an especially neat person but I do still expect some type of order in my home. I hate doing big cleans. I much prefer to maintain cleanliness. He doesnt understand that. He thinks we should just let our apartment turn into a landfill, do a BIG clean of everything and then repeat the cycle. We have figured out a system that works, but his natural inclination for mess took some getting used to.

Post # 6
2815 posts
Sugar bee
  • Wedding: June 2012

I’ve been living with Darling Husband for like… 9years, I’ve become pretty desensitized to his icky habits to the point that I dont notice them or they dont bother me.


The one thing I tease him about though, is the fact that he gets up to pee at night and “dribbles” on the mat around the toilet lol


Post # 7
1284 posts
Bumble bee
  • Wedding: September 2014

Fiance is super tidy/clean!  I don’t really have any complaints there.  I guess he leaves the toilet seat up and the only reason I hate that is because I hate seeing the inside of the toilet bowl.

But he has no idea what he’s doing!  He spilled a glass of water on our wood floor.  Normal people soak up spills with a towel or something …. not Fiance.  He got out the Swiffer Wet Jet then – I shit you not – squirted the puddle and pushed it around the floor until it dried ….

Post # 8
2670 posts
Sugar bee

katy13:  I am the disgusting one. SO helped me clean my old place before moving.

There was stuff even i didn’t know was there/needed to be cleaned.

I was grossed out at myself. How he helped me clean and STILL moved in with me is a mystery!

Post # 9
46757 posts
Honey Beekeeper
  • Wedding: November 1999

katy13:  You are partly right.  Regular household soap or cleanser does not kill germs — rather, it suspends (or lifts) them off the skin surface, allowing the microscopic critters to be rinsed down the drain.  Soap doesn’t kill germs but it does help to get rid of them.

Antimicrobial or antibacterial soaps actually do kill germs, but those are being phased out as it is thought that they contribute to resistance.

Post # 10
7437 posts
Busy Beekeeper
  • Wedding: February 2013

He never reheats leftovers. He just eats them cold directly out of the refrigerator.

If he only has to pee, he just pees in the shower instead of peeing in the toilet. It’s so weird.

I probably have more gross habits than he does, so I shouldn’t complain!

Post # 11
2666 posts
Sugar bee
  • Wedding: September 2012 - Southern California

We’ve lived together for almost 5 years now, but in the beginning he was shocked at often I was washing the sheets (like twice a month or so).  He said he used to wash that many times in a year ..ew haha!

Post # 12
2511 posts
Sugar bee

I actually probably have more gross habits than he does, but he leaves his hair shavings in the sink all the time! I knew this before we moved in together though, and we have separate bathrooms 🙂

Post # 14
2332 posts
Buzzing bee
  • Wedding: October 2014

katy13:  My Fiance is the most OCD person I’ve ever met. More than me! It works because we always keep the house clean, and you should see our closet!!!! But there is one thing that this man cannot pick up to save his life!!!!! He always leaves his dirty boxers on the tub right by the shower. I have gone as far as sending him a picture of the boxers to his phone while he is at work….. I’ve put post it notes all over the house……. NOTHING WORKS! I do not get this hahaha!!! I love him dearly but come on!!! haha

Post # 15
234 posts
Helper bee
  • Wedding: Aug 30th, 2014

I’m the gross one to him! I’m fine with eating cold meat/leftovers and I like to fix myself rather primitive snacks. I also fart a lot in my sleep, (probably because of the aforementioned snacks, hehe).

The only thing I can think of is that he doesn’t always brush his teeth in the morning.

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