But I can share my own enthusiasm for plastic hair clips. Yep, you heard it right.
|Plastic Hair Clips, various sizes|
They come in different sizes and shapes, but are available at most drug stores in the "Hair Accessories" section.
First, they do hold hair. I can vouch for that. But they hold a lot of other things too, easily, conveniently and fairly cost effectively.
Like tidying up irritating strands of wires, they open in an instant, can be removed, reused or re-done, unlike a lot of other cord controlling options.
They hold things up, get and keep cords off the floor and out of the way. They can conveniently grasp things that you might like having handy, like your charger-which-keeps-sliding-off-the-table. Like holding other hair accessories nearby and accessible:
But one of my favorite uses is to keep my earphones in a tidy and (relatively) untangled ball (one that I can attach to things, perhaps an inside purse zipper pull) if I need those earphones handy. The other is holding yarn ends and beginnings so they not only don't unravel as I carry them around or store them, but I can also find the #%@&*! end (or beginning) when I need to. They also work holding ribbon.
Many things have more than one purpose. Look at an object's (or a person's) skill sets and see what other purposes they might fulfill.
You might give your lover another chance--or you might duct tape the door shut! You have options...