How can I disable iMessages from going to my iMac?

I recently upgraded to Mountain Lion. Since then, iMessages won't be delivered to my iPhone. They always get delivered to my iMac. This is especially annoying because I'm not home most of the day and texting is a primary means of communications, particularly with my better half.
I have quit Messages on my desktop, but iMessages still get delivered to Messages on the desktop. I took my desktop offline (no Internet connectivity), and iMessages just get queued in the cloud somewhere until I get home and bring my desktop online again. Nothing but regular text messages go to my iPhone. I have even disabled my Apple account in Messages on the desktop, but iMessages are still being delivered there. I never had this problem prior to Mountain Lion.
My better half, also with an iMac and iPhone, doesn't have any of these problems. I have verified that all the settings are the same between his and my desktops and iPhones. But I still have the problem. I don't use Messages on my dekstop and have no interest in receiving messages there.
Is there a way that I can disable iMessages from going to my desktop or otherwise limit iMessages to only my iPhone? Please help!

OK, problem solved. I think the issue is that I was a .mac account holder turned MobileMe turned iCloud (and still getting screwed over apparently). My Apple ID is @mac.com, but my email address is @me.com when Apple forced us all over. Messages on my desktop was set up with my mac.com Apple ID, while Messages on my phone was set up with my me.com email address. I went into appleid.apple.com and merged my primary email address and Apple ID to the mac.com address. I logged out of Messages on both the desktop and phone, logged back in with my Apple ID, and then had to delete the conversations from both my and my other half's iPhones.
Interestingly, it took about five minutes for both phones to delete the conversations, and the phones were completely unresponsive during this time. After that, I sent a text (iMessage) from my other half's phone to mine, and voila! It works. Apparently @mac.com does not equal @me.com... Apple sees them separately. What a nightmare, but I'm glad it's working now.

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