My husband (48M) and I (38F) were at the shopping mall to do some errands. We had to pick up some dry cleaning and tailored items, as well as do some grocery shopping. Problem is, they are both at opposite ends of the shopping centre. Instead of wasting time and doing it together, we both decided to split up, and after I had collected the dry cleaning and put it in the car, I would go to the grocery store and finish up the shopping with him.
I collect the clothes, put them in the car and walk to the grocery store. And guess who walks out the exact moment I get to the entrance…my husband. He tells me that he finished in record time, and that he doesn’t get what takes me so long when I normally do the shopping (I am a SAHM who usually does the weekly shop). I asked him if he got everything on the list I sent him. He said yes.
We get home and I find out that he didn’t get the pads for our daughter (13F) and I. I asked him if he forgot and he just told me that buying sanitary products wasn’t his job and that there were so many options and he doesn’t know. This got me angry because I literally gave him the link to the specific one in the list, as well as a picture and he still couldn’t get it. I asked him why he was weaponising his incompetence and he just left the room after telling me to stop using buzzwords and take some accountability. I yelled back at him that he was a useless husband who can’t do a simple shop. He thinks I am an AH for not being responsible for my daughter and I’s products and for calling him useless. What are your opinions? Am I A Jerk?
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