Do all couples fight about closet space, or is it just us?

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Disclaimer: I really like clothes. And shoes. And all types of accessories. I get it from my mother. My mother is not your typical mother who has absolutely no fashion sense. My mother knows how to dress herself. She's passed down the shopping gene to me AND my 2 brothers as well.  I didn't realize this until I took them out shopping around the holidays for clothes and I dropped over $300, 90% of it on them. They can easily outshop me, which is a terrifying thought.

Anyway, I always thought I'd go for a guy who was well dressed, but sparingly so. I.E. he looked good in what he wore, but he only had maybe 5 shirts, 5 sweaters, 5 pairs of slacks/jeans, 2 suits, and 3 pairs of shoes (black dress, brown dress, and some sneaks). I THOUGHT I'd gotten that in The Boyfriend. He's totally a guy's guy. Almost cliche how much of a guy's guy he is. He loves all things sports, and can watch sports from dawn til dusk, all year long. He also likes to fix things himself, he likes beer, hates my indie pop music, etc.

Turns out he's not as much of a guy's guy as I thought. . . .

So, I wanted to get my clothes in some sort of organized state before the new year. Since it's New Years Eve, that means I have a only a few hours to get this done (good luck). Unfortunately I found most of my folded shirts were in a miserable wrinkled state due to lack of space, and my sweaters were getting torn up since they rubbed up against the drawers since I had to jam them all into 2 drawers, again due to space.

"Argh!" I shouted to The Boyfriend. Why do I hardly have any space for my clothes?!

His response? "Because you have too many clothes."

To be fair, his response is probably true, however as I was stuffing a jacket into the coat closet, I realized that he actually had more coats in the closet than I do (and we live in Texas where it's hardly cold). So I proceded to take inventory of both of our clothing spaces and compare them side by side.

Shockingly, it is split pretty much 50/50. Which means if I have too many clothes, that means he does too.

Who knew I would end up with a closeted (pun intended) clothing whore like me? If we have kids, they might have to sleep in the closets while we convert their rooms into giant walk ins.

New years resolution as a couple. . . . organize the closets!!!!


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