Tuesday, June 9, 2009

Ten Things Tuesday -- The Unemployed Edition

Looks like The Man will be unemployed July 1 (we are 99 % sure).  

Ten things I am not looking forward to during his undetermined time of unemployment:

1.  Less money.

2.  Being the only one with a paying job.

3.  Him in the same house as me 24/7.

4.  Watching major home repairs not being done while he looks for work on-line while watching MSNBC/CNBC/The History Channel and (god help me) the Military Channel.

5.  Constantly asking him to make major home repairs instead of spending hours on-line while watching MSNBC/CNBC/The History Channel and (god help me) the Military Channel.  Oh, and looking for the job.

6.  Slowly watching his soul leak all over the house while he doesn't find work (can you tell I've been through this before).

7.   Delegating (on a daily basis) chores around the house -- like making the bed, doing the laundry.

8.  Finally giving up and just making the bed and doing the laundry myself.

9.  Finally really giving up and definitely not making the bed and barely doing the laundry myself.

10.  Drinking copious amounts of vodka to forget reasons 1 - 9 . Oh, wait I LIKE this one.


AnastasiaSpeaks said...

You're a rock star baby!

You will be bringing home the bacon AND frying it up in a pan.

OK, goofy comments aside I would set up some ground rules since both of you being at home is going to have its bumps. Think about what are your must happens and would like to happens and then go through them with him.

Also, space and time sharing rules are very important.

On the up side, you can have lunch together and maybe even some private time that you don't have now when the kids are around.

Good luck!

Jen on the Edge said...

How stressful. I'm really sorry.

Coco said...

Going through the same thing myself. It has been going on for two years now. Ugg. I feel your pain.

Anna See said...

Aargh. I sure wish you both didn't have to go through this again.

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JCK said...

Oh, that sucks. My stomach is clenched reading. I'm so sorry that you're having to go through this.

Cha Cha said...

Oh, honey. I'm sorry.

I've been there and it sucks. At least you have your friend Vodka. She's a true pal.

Green Girl in Wisconsin said...

Uf. Get him volunteering somewhere STAT. And good luck!

Suzie said...

That sucks!!! Oh boy no fun. I hope he gets a job really soon.

Jenn @ Juggling Life said...

Been there, done that, sorry you have to do it too.

I will pass on the good juju for the job search that people sent us.

Anonymous said...

As an unemployed husband, I can vouch for the suckiness of #6 . . .