A woman has taken to Mumsnet to vent her frustration about a common phrase she's sick of her husband using.
"If you want me to do something, just tell me." the wife begins her post.
"Basically this phrase means to me that he doesn't ever take the initiative to plan or think about what needs doing and that I'm apparently in charge of everything around the house and he'll do something if I 'delegate' it to him but otherwise won't think to do it."
"Why do I always have to be the one that thinks about what needs doing domestically?"
"He's 36 and not an idiot... Surely he can take some responsibility for thinking sometimes about what needs to be done without me having to specifically ask?"
"I know I'm lucky that he will do stuff if I ask him to do it which is better than some men, but I just find it so irksome that it's never off his own back. He always has to be asked to do something."
The mum's vent really struck a chord with other people who felt the same.
"My husband is the same! Has a really detailed, has to be precise job but fails to see the ****** obvious once he walks through the front door." one woman agreed.
But not everyone could see the problem, with one woman stating The house is mine mine mine! He is great at his job, lovely with the kids - but he has a ***t eye for what makes a home or a good parent. I'm the family director"
Do you have a problem with this phrase?
Source: The Sun