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Ella, 8 December 2021 at 07:37

I hate arguing with people but I just know what to do anymore! My mum and dad spilt up when I was a baby and have never got along since! Even when I told them both about getting engaged, they both...

Michelle, 23 minutes ago 8 391
Head lice!
LoveHimMegaMuch, 26 February 2014 at 22:55

Today I got a call from my daughters school informing me that my 10 year old daughter has head lice. The assistant head went on to tell me about treatment etc and also mentioned she noticed them on...

Jameslin12, 8 hours ago 15 3,108
Proposal gone wrong
Imogen, 5 January 2022 at 07:13

A few days ago my incredible boyfriend proposed to me, he was very focused on keeping it a surprise, which he succeeded however it meant that I ruined my own proposal, I wasn’t feeling well or in a...

Sian, yesterday at 01:59 21 1,132 1
help please - polish on a plasma tv screen.. it won't come off
peanut, 19 June 2009 at 10:49

OMG.. I've just dusted the tv from the finger print splodges of my eldest and there must have been polish on the cloth and its smeared on the screen.. it won't come off.. I've found the wee blue...

David, saturday 22-Jan-22 7 11,350
House buying - vendor has yet to find a house
IvoryLaceDress, 8 April 2015 at 12:10

Hi all We have started the process of buying our first house - by far the most stressful thing I have ever done!! We have had an offer accepted but the vendor has yet to find a house. The estate...

Elisse, saturday 22-Jan-22 12 4,123 1
Memorial ideas?
Kira, 28 December 2021 at 17:06

Hello bit of a sad complicated one. My little girl passed away and ideal world would have been my flower girl. I don’t plan on having anyone else fill that place. But want to do something in memory at...

Michelle, saturday 22-Jan-22 8 268
Ideal Gift for a newly wed
SunnyGreenFlowers81256, 20 January 2020 at 00:02

Hi can you make a comment of what are the best option gift that you want to received as a newly wed been thinking about it is it ok to have a Himalayan rock salts as a Gift i'm on a tight budget right...

Jerry, wednesday 19-Jan-22 2 1,461
Does anyone have an 'L' shaped corner sofa?
Sunset21, 30 June 2008 at 15:45

Where did you get it from? We ordered a lovely one but then realised it was too big for the space so now we're back to looking. I can't see anything I like so far.

Kamran, wednesday 19-Jan-22 13 1,255
Dining room suites Lesotho
Sonycaramil, 19 January 2022 at 13:15

Dining room suites Lesotho diningfurniture (') co (') za

Sonycaramil, wednesday 19-Jan-22 3
Applying for job when you don't have 'essential' qualifications (but other experience etc)?
Mrs Roo, 26 June 2008 at 13:13

This is a bit of a follow-on from my post yesterday (thanks to those who replied to that). Basically, I've seen a job advert that has got me really fired up, which is something that hasn't happened...

Jonni, tuesday 18-Jan-22 20 9,696
Cleaning bathrooms - dust
LittlePeanut, 21 August 2009 at 10:36

HGMD!! (Hitched get me domesticated) How do you deal with dust and stuff that always ends up in the bathroom? I find when I'm trying to clean I end up with little bits in the cloth / sponge that then...

Jonni, tuesday 18-Jan-22 22 4,920
Is it worth taking out a rewards credit card for wedding stuff?
Chloe, 17 January 2022 at 11:55

I read on one of those planning articles that taking out a rewards based credit card can be really worth while, but looking into a few it seems like there's a lot of immediate spend (like in the first...

Stephanie, monday 17-Jan-22 2 35
Wedding Gift Suggestion
ExpensiveIvoryFlowers45902, 14 October 2021 at 18:57

What gift should I give to my friend on his wedding? By the way he already has a baby. Should I gift something to his baby as well? Like, a baby product for his baby, and something good for him....

Jonni, sunday 16-Jan-22 3 141
Upset i didn’t get more picture of me and my husband on our wedding day
Laura, 9 January 2022 at 11:58

I got married October 2nd 2021 after our wedding being postponed twice due to covid, we was originally meant to get married in August a Summer wedding. But due to covid we had to have it in October...

Charlotte, monday 10-Jan-22 3 141
Sister as Bridesmaid? Our relationship has broken recently
Rachel, 18 June 2021 at 15:48

Hi everyone, I'm new to Hitched Would really appreciate any advice people can give! (apologies it's a bit of a long one). My younger sister and I have a turbulent relationship. We have a 7 year age...

Ashleigh, sunday 9-Jan-22 6 290
What does it mean to “wear the pants” in a marriage?
SunnyBrownConfetti80630, 26 December 2019 at 18:22

People put too much stock in this and usually use it as a derogatory comment. Generally it’s about who makes the decisions in the relationship and commonly you both do. Most of the time the husband...

Caitlin, saturday 8-Jan-22 922
Is it safe to travel Italy?
HappyRedStationery5420, 19 June 2020 at 09:15

Is it safe to travel to Italy in next 2 months as we wish to spend some good time before Summer ends

Bailie, tuesday 4-Jan-22 4 587
Fashion Help! Smart/Casual
Kekepania, 25 September 2008 at 12:28

I have a job interview/selection process to attend next week and the dress code is smart/casual. My current work attire consists of black trousers, black t-shirt, etc - no need for smart/casual here!...

Ellaheavens, tuesday 4-Jan-22 15 1,065
Pakistani Baby Boy Born With Six Legs
Julie18, 18 April 2012 at 08:58

Pakistani doctors are battling the odds to save a newborn baby born with a rare genetic condition that has left him with six legs. The one-week-old boy is believed to be one of parasitic twins. His...

Faruk, tuesday 28-Dec-21 491
All of my bridesmaids will have newborns
Hlpw, 2 June 2021 at 09:39

When I get married my 3 bridesmaids will all have newborns - 4 months, 3 months and 2 months max! I’m obviously over the moon for them all, but I’m also (selfishly) worried how this will affect the...

Faruk, tuesday 28-Dec-21 1 145
Jingle bells, Batman smells, Robin............????
allymc, 6 December 2008 at 18:53

I was singing this version to our 7 month old yesterday and as far as I'm concerned Robin flew away. H looked at me as if I was demented and said it's 'Robin laid an egg!' I'd never heard of Robin...

She, sunday 26-Dec-21 41 37,082
emma numbers
Do you drink tea and coffee?
emma numbers, 5 November 2008 at 16:18

Didn't want to derail the other thread but was surprised to find I'm not alone in not drinking tea and coffee as people act as though I'm mad when I decline their offer. I often get the 'What do you...

Faruk, thursday 23-Dec-21 41 2,694
My friend has chickenpox and I'm pregnant. Should I worry?
Bink, 7 October 2008 at 13:47

Just found out my friend has chickenpox and is off work. I'm nearly 23 weeks pg. I know chickenpox can be dangerous to pregnant women and she would have been contagious the past few days (I've had a...

Faruk, thursday 23-Dec-21 22 2,062
Help, I broke my boyfriend penis (tmi obv)!
Sparkley, 15 September 2008 at 14:47

God, how awful, I need some help. I had a copper coil fitted 4 years ago. It's small so suitable for women who haven't had children. I love it as I have lighter periods and it contains no hormones. I...

Faruk, thursday 23-Dec-21 20 3,630
monkey fingers
How many nights a week do you drink alcohol?
monkey fingers, 13 August 2008 at 19:54

And how much? I fancy a glass, but we're not allowed to drink on school nights, but if hitchers drink during the week, I will, as it must be the law! I am also curious! Thank you

Faruk, thursday 23-Dec-21 46 2,902
My sisters pregnant and hasn't told me
leni, 30 October 2008 at 16:52

I found out 2 weeks ago my sister is pregnant! Someone saw my grandma and said "it's great about xx and xx isn't it?" to which my grandma asked what is and was told my sister is pregnant. The lady...

Faruk, thursday 23-Dec-21 10 3,057
(BT) A mini survey for those currently using pregnancy tests
ForTheLoveOfMrsBrown, 22 January 2013 at 11:09

I'm assuming the majority responding will be those who are trying to conceive. Which brand do you use? Do you feel you understand the guidelines for use, the accuracy of the test results and when they...

Faruk, thursday 23-Dec-21 62 3,736
New covid variant worries
Emily, 28 November 2021 at 02:01

Anyone else worried with this new covid variant?? We're only having a small wedding (less than 20 people) and it's not until October next year but I'm starting to get really worried!

Agrin91, tuesday 21-Dec-21 8 336
OU assignment panic..anyone?
Sare, 30 October 2008 at 15:29

Had been feeling really good as sent off my first TMA yesterday.Two people on the forum have said I was supposed to put the word count at the ned of the assignment but I've read through my assessment...

Ben, sunday 19-Dec-21 7 639
The dress of my dreams
Hanna, 17 December 2021 at 08:39

I am indescribably happy and would like to announce that I have finally found the wedding dress of my dreams! After the covid we postponed the wedding for 2 years, which made me very sad, I was even...

Charlotte, friday 17-Dec-21 1 122
Ella, 14 December 2021 at 06:39

I’m not sure on when is the best time to send out the invitations. Or do I send out “save the date” cards first? I’m just not sure The wedding is in the beginning of 2024. So when is too early?

Charlotte, tuesday 14-Dec-21 3 82
Moving house - packing tips?
RuthG, 23 March 2009 at 16:33

We're (hopefully) moving house a week on friday (it's only taken 18 months!) I've not really moved house before, other than moving out of my parents and into this house, but that was only 1 bedroom of...

Ronald45, sunday 12-Dec-21 27 2,131

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