Thursday, October 23, 2014

Doors (rant)


Is there a phobia (for real) about doors who are left open?

 I have a thing about doors. I like them closed when they should be closed and open when they should be open. I don't like them slammed - I don't like them half open-or half-closed.  Mostly I like them closed.

As I get older, I am finding I am a real stickler about the doors. Must be an age thing, because 20 years ago, I don't believe I was this obsessed with the doors. But hear me out...WHY CAN'T THEY REMEMBER TO CLOSE THE DOOR???? The laundry room door bugs me the most. It goes out from the hallway - to the laundry room, and then out to the garage. When it is HOT, our very smart local educated flies want to cool off inside the house. Who can blame them? So I want my people, to close the door because I don't LIKE flies. Do they?  Half the time, they just pull it shut but don't "click it closed". Am I making any sense here?  I am also obsessed with them making sure the door is clicked shut. If I don't hear it, I say something. Nine times out of ten, I have to get up and check for myself because I don't want any flies coming in.

Is this a fly issue or a door issue??? 

The sliding glass door - We'll be talking and someone is grilling. It's 115 outside and they talk with the door open. No screen. The kitten could get out - flies could come in - cool air that I pay a arm and a leg for, gets out. I tell them. It just doesn't seem to sink into their brains.

The husband is the same way. We are in the bedroom. I am trying to sleep. He goes out of the room and leaves it partially shut (not clicked shut) all because he says, he is "coming right back."  I don't care if he is coming right back. Just close the damn door. 

I honestly think there is a plot against me to drive me crazy.

PS. This felt so good to get off my chest. Now, close the door - click it all the way shut so I can hear that it is closed. Thank You.

10 comments:

  1. You're welcome. I don't leave doors open when they should be closed unless I'm afraid of being locked out. X was a door slammer. The pictures were always crooked on the walls because he slammed the door so hard. I hate crooked pictures, too.

    Love,
    Janie

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    1. Ah door slammers bug me too.

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  2. I'm sorry, I had to laugh, but only because it's not just you. During the summer, I'm the same way. We don't have a screen either at our front door, so I'm always worried about bees and flies getting in the house, too. It doesn't bother me as much with other doors in the house, though... :)

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    1. Bees and flies do not belong inside the house - PERIOD!

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  3. LOVE IT! This door thing is ONE of my pet peeves.....not quite a phobia, but close! Um....I also have a couple of other peeve/phobias!

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    1. I love it too. At least I know I am not the only one.

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  4. OMG! I have the same obsession. I am constantly closing the coat closet door in the foyer. I also need to hear the click on the bedroom closet doors and I cannot go to sleep if they are open even a slit. Same “phobia” about the patio sliders and garage door for the exact same reason. Flies! Ha! I thought it was just me.

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    1. You sound like me. Too funny. Welcome to the "club.":

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  5. I guess it depends on my mood. Closed door, bad mood, don't bother me. Open door, bad mood, don't talk to me.

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    1. A door left open will put me in a bad mood.

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Comments are good - I admit, sometimes I don't respond back, in time for a dialog. I bad! I will TRY and do better. Thanks for understanding.

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