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If you’re new around here, confessions is a time for us to all unburden ourselves of the silliness we’re feeling at the moment. I share dumb things, then you share dumb things, and we all have a better day because of it.

Let’s get started!

Confession 1

I live with four males, which means 80% of my time is spent reminding people what I just said six minutes ago.

Confession 2

I live with four males, which means the other 20% of my time is spent finding their “lost” things that are right in front of them.

Confession 3

I don’t understand the whole “birthday week” for adults. It’s birthDAY. Stop it.

Confession 4

I live with four males, which means I take undue pleasure in coming up behind them and putting my ice-cold lady hands on their necks.

Confession 5

I think the world would be a better place if everyone who was physically able was required to spend 3 months (each) working in:

  • Retail/fast food/some minimum wage job that requires you to interact with the public
  • A non-profit
  • A corporate job
  • The military (but I realize of course this wouldn’t be safe for anyone)

Confession 6

This goes against every feminist thread in my body, but I don’t know how to BBQ. I also don’t want to learn. Grilling is the ONE thing Troy will consistently do in the kitchen, and it feels like a cooking vacation for me. If I learn to grill then I have to cook everything.

Confession 7

It appears that 15% of marriage is just hiding candy from each other.

Ok, friends, your turn! What do you need to confess?

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48 comments on “Confessions”

  1. I’ve always thought that people should have to work retail between Thanksgiving and Christmas before they’re allowed to shop.
    My husband thinks that everyone should have to serve as a substitute teacher like we have to serve jury duty. (I’d love to take credit for this one, but he deserves it!)
    Kids who cannot tie their shoes when they are in upper elementary school make me insane. If your kid cannot tie, then buy velcro. If they’re embarrassed maybe they will learn. (I’m not talking about children with specific disabilities. I’m talking about lazy here.)

    • I LOVE that idea! People would probably be so much kinder if they knew how awful it is to deal with rude shoppers! And YES to the substitute teacher idea!!

  2. I hate it when my boyfriend says something like “I got the washing in for you”!!! No, you got the washing in. It wasn’t for me – your crap was hung out as well!! I also cringe when people say addicting instead of addictive – just makes them sound a bit stupid (I know it’s totally judging but I still hate it!)

    • OMG, yes! In fact, I was just having this conversation with 3 friends in a group chat yesterday. We all concurred it makes us murdery.

      • My husband announces, “Did you notice I unloaded the dishwasher?” That should never be an announcement, unless it is followed by, “Now what do you need me to do!” Ladies we never announce when we finish a chore. Why do men do this?

  3. Confession: I don’t actually like my mom’s cooking. There, I said it.

  4. I know I should be grateful that I’m not changing diapers but I HATE dumping the #2 from the little potty into the toilet. Just use the big toilet already. It’s not that scary!

  5. I have always said it should be mandatory to work one year in food service. We would have a much nicer society as a whole.

  6. Confessions #6 & 7 are spot on! The drawback of 6 is that I’m always left cleaning up the disaster left in the kitchen afterwards, even when I worked 60 – 80 hour a week. I cook, I clean up afterwards. He cooks, I clean up afterwards. ????

    • Oh yeah, I still have to clean everything up too. But that is because I choose cleaning the kitchen over giving the three-year-old a bath. I HATE bath time!

      • I can sure understand that even though my husband somehow seems to manage to dirty every pot, pan and cooking utensils we have in just making a “one pot” meal. And he usually only ‘cooks’ when I’m ill or have commitments outside the home do what a unique treat it is to come home to. ????????

      • Haha, sounds like me after I’m doing a three recipe shoot day. And that is WITH cleaning as I go! Sometimes I think “it would be easier to move than clean all this up”.

      • Nooooo….. I used to LOVE bath time!! We split up the after dinner chores too – one did the kitchen and washing up, and the parent who did bathroom duty would usually end up sitting on the floor in the bathroom, with a book, while the children had loads of water splashing fun, sometimes 40 minutes of water splashing haha (with warm water topping up of course)!! Then once they’d finished with their playing, it was time for washing and ‘jamas and that only took a few minutes!

      • That is pretty much how it goes here, and Bennett will sit in there for 30-60 minutes easily. I think it has something to do with too much sitting. I’m just not comfortable sitting that long I guess.

  7. 1.  It makes me crazy when the person in the front of a turn lane takes FOREVER to start moving when the turn signal changes to green.

    2.  Our dog was diagnosed with cancer last week.  My husband grew up on a farm where dogs are more like a tool than a pet and he’s completely against paying for treatment (we can afford it but he thinks it’s a waste).  Guess what?  We’re paying for treatment.

    3.  My best friend ripped out her kitchen cabinets that she hated while her husband was away on a trip.  She told him she had to tear them out due to a plumbing leak (not true) and swore me to secrecy so now I’m an accomplice.

    • Re 1: we have a lot of roundabouts in our town and people are terrified to use them.

      I’m so sorry about your dog and hope the treatments work!

      Haha, I like your best friend. I constantly threaten Troy that I’m going to do the same thing.

  8. Ok my confession…. I quit my job! 
    I totally have another lined up just waiting for orientation but as of right now I’m unemployed. Maybe I should use this time to work on my blog which is seriously suffering due to my lack of sleep and time. I actually took a nap with my toddler today ????. Someone give me the gumption to make apple cobbler so I can post the pictures. I don’t even wanna eat apple cobbler so who wants the pan lmao