Passive-Aggressive Ways to Tell a Houseguest That They Overstayed Their Welcome

After four days, house guests get annoying.  So, if you’re on day five of hosting . . . but can’t bring yourself to just flat-out scream “LEAVE!” . . . try something from today’s list of Passive-Aggressive Ways to Tell a Houseguest That They Overstayed Their Welcome.

  • Your houseplants must miss you SO much.
  • I always wondered what it’s like to run a hotel.
  • If I knew you’d be here this long, I would’ve bought more groceries.
  • It feels like you just got here.  But it’s actually been a week!
  • Have you let everyone back home know you’re safe?
  • Can I help you pack?
  • At a time when people don’t listen anymore, I’m glad you took it to heart when I told you to make yourself at home.
  • As long as you’re here, can you help me scrub the toilets?