My inept aunt says she wants to leave the house. Like I care; she's been freeloading off me and my sister (the owners) for 2yrs now. I got really pissed at her for leaving washed dishes on the kitchen counter. She says I'm so hard on her, that there was no room in the dish rack for them. That she's really trying, and all I have to do is show her how I want things around the house; that getting upset isn't necessary. She's a grown woman, it'd be silly for me to have to tell her to empty out the dish rack, no??
She'll empty out the garbage in the kitchen, but leave the bag on the floor next to the can. Why can't she take it straight out of the house? Last week, she almost burned the house down when she ran the toaster, microwave, and the coffee machine all at the same time, on the same circuit. The whole house smelled like an electrical fire, says she didn't notice the smell. And she's still pissed at me because I yelled at her for leaving my projection screen on all night while she was sleeping away.
I mean, is it me or what? Let her leave. Good riddance. Fucking retard.
My father passed away back in '98. My mother got sick a few years ago, and because she no longer had the capacity to manage the house and her finances, ownership of the house was transferred to us. That's when my aunt moved in, figuring that my dad was gone, and my mom wasn't capable of refusing her. I wasn't living here at the time, so I had no idea what was going on. But she basically took advantage of the situation. She bitched when we finally forced her to start paying rent- a mere $250/mo. She eats our food, which isn't covered in that rent.
She's got a bad gambling habit, and that rent money gets in the way of her weekends in Atlantic City. She can't even set foot in Vegas anymore, because she screwed loan sharks out there years ago. It had gotten so bad that when my grandmother went senile, my aunt took over her house and sold it from right under everyones noses.
Personally, I don't mind or care about her stupidity, everybody has a right to be what they are and choose not to improve themselves. But when it becomes an inconvenience for me, I get pissed. I just don't have the time or patience to treat a 65yr old woman like a 12yr old who doesn't know any better. Don't get me wrong- I have the utmost respect for elders, but I also believe respect is earned- you gotta have done something with your life to deserve it.
Dsky - like you said, she's a grown woman & you don't need to babysit her. She's using your ass - especially in the rent area. Plus you're accomodating her gambling problem. I'd give her 30 days notice - Cya.
If she can afford to gamble, she can afford to live in her own place.