Recently I was running to answer the phone in my bedroom, but I never made it. Why? Because I tripped on the giant clothes mound my husband had deposited by the side of our bed like a termite nest. As I was going down (clipping a teetering pile of books on his nightstand), I was at least grateful that the mound held a. 14 Sep To help you handle a messy spouse, we asked couple's counselors for their best tips. 23 Jan The bathroom can be the hill upon which the marriage war is either won or lost. It's such a personal space, and if your bathroom habits are different from your ( messy, inconsiderate, raised-in-a-barn) spouse, real trouble can arise. Enter this list of rules one husband taped to the bathroom mirror for his wife.