Why won't my boyfriend buy me what I ask for??

@juicemilk (2291)
Australia
October 31, 2006 11:58pm CST
It's my birthday in a few weeks and my boyfriend keeps asking me what I want. I have told him a few things but he always says no! I said I wanted the new Tickle Me Elmo, but he said that was for kids. Then I said he could get me a new magazine subscription...but he said that was too boring. I've given up and decided he can figure it out himself! Does your partner/friend do this? Why do they bother asking? lol
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20 responses
• United States
7 Nov 06
my husband does that to me too. Just buy it yourself. I just go to the store and buy whatever it is I am wanting and tell hubby hey look what you bought me for my birthday.
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@juicemilk (2291)
• Australia
9 Nov 06
That sounds like a good plan :) He has said he already know what hes getting me, but won't tell me what it is lol
@juicemilk (2291)
• Australia
9 Nov 06
That sounds like a good plan :) He has said he already know what hes getting me, but won't tell me what it is lol
@juicemilk (2291)
• Australia
9 Nov 06
stupid mylot double posting grrr
• United States
9 Nov 06
Men are funny creatures. I told my husband for 4 years I wanted a breadmachine. My son finally bought me one.
@Aali311 (6127)
• United States
13 Nov 06
Good for you.
@lilaclady (28270)
• Australia
7 Nov 06
Maybe he has something much more exciting in mind something much more expensive.... maybe diamonds :)
@juicemilk (2291)
• Australia
7 Nov 06
hmmmmm diamonds...I could handle that :) lol
@mgmagana (3621)
• United States
7 Nov 06
elmo - elmo
no my husband gets me whatever i ask for, bug him tell him u better get me what i want or i'm gonna be mad, who cares if u sound spoiled, if he was a real boyfriend, he'd want to spoil u!!
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@juicemilk (2291)
• Australia
7 Nov 06
good plan :)
• Mexico
7 Nov 06
I want one of those tickle me elmo things they are just adorable! lol hmm note to self to buy one lol :)
@juicemilk (2291)
• Australia
7 Nov 06
yes, maybe I'll just have to buy myself one!
• United States
9 Nov 06
He probably wants to get you something special that not just anyone can buy for you. :) Men just have a funny way of showing how sweet they really are...
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@vhansen (2035)
• United States
8 Nov 06
All men are like that.They'll buy you what you want only if they think you need it.Just smile and except it..then go buy what you really want.If you're lucky after a couple times he'll get the idea and buy you what you asked for since you're gonna get it anyway.
@firelight (1859)
• Australia
8 Nov 06
Maybe he wants to buy you something special that you can keep, such as jewellery etc.
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@Tatsuya (1150)
• United States
9 Nov 06
Another reason he probably won't get the new Tickle Me Elmo is because they are out of stock. From the day it aired on that one show, they ran out. People have gone to jail fighting for one, someone paid $500 on Ebay for one, it's just insane. I want one too, but I'll wait until they are available again.
• United States
13 Nov 06
He seems to be trying to get a list of things you like so when he chooses it won't be the wrong thing. He does now want to be in the doghouse when that day arrives
@juicemilk (2291)
• Australia
13 Nov 06
good point :) thanks
@fubugirl (915)
• United States
7 Nov 06
Well I know the elmo is hard to find.Let him learn the hard way.
@juicemilk (2291)
• Australia
7 Nov 06
yeah good point, we did try and have a look at it in Kmart the other day but they didn't have any
• Indonesia
7 Nov 06
because, maybe... he is still a kid in his mind. He have a big ego.
@juicemilk (2291)
• Australia
7 Nov 06
well then by that theory..he is a kid so he shold like elmo and want to buy it! Unless he wants to keep it all to himself....
@mystikel (577)
• Australia
7 Nov 06
I bought the new TMX Elmo for myself for my birthday from the kids. Try telling a 7yo and a 18month old that Elmo is mine hehe. I love it....whenever need a laugh always set him off. love how he falls over and stands up again. Keep asking for it lol
@juicemilk (2291)
• Australia
7 Nov 06
haha do you have fights with the kids over it? Well now I know someone who isnt a kid that has one, he can't keep saying it's just for kids!
@HomerBundy (1327)
• United States
1 Nov 06
maybe he's just pretending not to want to get you those things...he may end up surprising you with it...but i may have just ruined the surprise by telling you he may surprise you...so act surprised when he gets you the elmo... hope you have a happy birthday...
@juicemilk (2291)
• Australia
1 Nov 06
thats a tricky plan! hehe I'll still act surprised :) Thanks for the birthday wishes!
@Aali311 (6127)
• United States
13 Nov 06
Who know he might suprise you, my husband doesn't ever ask what I want he knows because I'm always saying I want this and that so he remembers when it's time to buy presents.
• United States
13 Nov 06
He seems to be trying to get a list of things you like so when he chooses it won't be the wrong thing. He does now want to be in the doghouse when that day arrives
• United States
9 Nov 06
TEll him jewelry gift certificate or something. Maybe he's looking for a specific answer or something. Maybe he has already bought you something and wants see if it is something that you want.
@Tatsuya (1150)
• United States
9 Nov 06
Another reason he probably won't get the new Tickle Me Elmo is because they are out of stock. From the day it aired on that one show, they ran out. People have gone to jail fighting for one, someone paid $500 on Ebay for one, it's just insane. I want one too, but I'll wait until they are available again.
@mizu20 (349)
• United States
8 Nov 06
Did it coast to much money.
@jzcb87 (1801)
• United States
7 Nov 06
Haha, that new tickle me elmo is the best toy ever.