October 11, 2005

Full Disclosure Tuesday!

Have you ever wanted to share a secret? Or tell someone something they might never guess about you? Or just get something of your chest? Today's your day. Just open up the comments and start typing. When you're done, hit submit to share. And remember, what happens at Rude Cactus stays at Rude Cactus (and by stays I mean is visible to the entire internetwebosphere). Here are two techniques. These may or may not be true:

The Rant:
Want to know what's worse than being stuck in line at Babies R Us when they're busy and have only one line open? Being stuck behind some bitch and her asshole husband with a cartload of crap when you only have one small thing. Worse than that? The lady pulls out coupons and tries to use them when she hasn't even pulled them out of the book yet. And you have to wait. While she cuts them out, one by one with the scissors the cashier handed her. And then? One of the items she's using a coupon on wasn't the correct size so she bitches at the cashier about how she should be able to use the coupon since they didn't have the correct size of whateverthefuck. And? Some of the coupons have expired so she argues with the poor, brainless cashier that she should still be able to use them which causes neurons to misfire and bounce madly off the small amount of gray matter in the cashier's head thus causing overload (tilt!) and forcing her to find a manager. Of course, she's too timid, so she just stands there.

The Startling Admission:
In high school, I had sex on a bulldozer. More than once.

So, there you have it - your mission for the day. Don't be shy.

Posted by Chris at October 11, 2005 7:41 AM

If you're calling all cashiers brainless, I may just have to kick your ass. Just so you know ;)

Posted by: Heather at October 11, 2005 7:49 AM

the first time i fell in love, it was with a girl. seven years later, i still wonder how she's doing.

what a good mission, cactus! :)

Posted by: misifoota at October 11, 2005 7:51 AM

My mom reads here. Damn.

Posted by: JuJuBee at October 11, 2005 7:57 AM

Hmmm.....I'm not that exciting. But, I will share, just remember that I told you so. I wrote an essay for a book that will be published that shares a lot of my hardships as a child. It ought to really piss off my parents. Oh...and I have had sex in a church parking lot. At least it wasn't on a pew.

Posted by: Nicole at October 11, 2005 8:13 AM

Startling Admission: My husband and I (long before we were married) used to have sex at the library of our law school. In small study rooms, not in the open, but ICK, I know!

I tried to think of something that did not involve sex, but really, are there admissions out there that are ANY better than those involving sex? Didn't think so!

Posted by: wn at October 11, 2005 9:46 AM

Let it out man, just let it out. ;-)

Posted by: Heather B. at October 11, 2005 9:57 AM

Hmmmm... I'll have to think about this. I really don't know what I'd post here, as I've posted a lot of my startling admissions on my own blog.

Posted by: amber at October 11, 2005 9:58 AM

My rant for the day (really took place yesterday)...
Every Friday at work I'm supposed to file a report to the USDA via the internet for shipments we sent out. If it doesn't get done by Monday, the company could be in major trouble.

The girl who used to do it would wait until the last minute on Mondays to file. I don't want to be like that, so I started doing mine Friday early afternoon. The only thing is I have to get all my report info from her, which means I have to wait for her to do it.

Of course on Friday she wasn't finished so she said, "It's okay, we'll do it on Monday, no big deal." And then on Monday she didn't give me the info until 5 till (and it usually takes 20-30 minutes to fill it out).
Why can't she get her sh!t together so I can do my job correctly?! It's like she WANTS me to look bad. *shooting daggers at her head right this second*

Posted by: Kitty at October 11, 2005 10:00 AM

oh well I don't think much of what I have to offer is startling. Umm, I once broke up with a guy for his ex-girlfriend. I guess thats pretty bad. And my sis and I once took my mom's car and drove to CA just to sleep on the beach for one night and turn around and cmoe home.

Posted by: Betty at October 11, 2005 10:04 AM

Well, I was going to tell about my lesbian experience at summer camp, but then I remembered that you aren't interested in hearing about it, so I guess I'll keep it to myself.

Posted by: Mrs. Cactus at October 11, 2005 10:04 AM

RANT: why do I let my friends pressure me. I have a very good friend who-has a very hectic schedule-lives far away and travels alot. When he's in town I am to DROP everything and see him, have pie with him at Cracker Barrell and listen to his road stories. I have a very busy life too and his command performances are getting to me.

STARTLING: I cannot tell. I've typed it three times....but alas, it's too personal. Lets just say that I have a startling secret....but it's a secret.

Posted by: dazeymae at October 11, 2005 10:20 AM

You had sex with a bulldozer?? Wow, I only got as far as a forklift.

Posted by: zeno at October 11, 2005 10:27 AM

I hate it when you're in line and the person in front of you has an assload of crap and you have like nothing in comparison and they don't offer to let you go ahead of them

Posted by: Christie at October 11, 2005 10:54 AM

Oy. My rant is so trite and I'm gonna sound so petty, but I gotta say it: I'm sick of opening doors for people who don't say "thank you." They just breeze on by like they EXPECT me to open the door for them, as if I'm their butler or something. I've vowed more than once to slam the door on the face of the next person who does that to me, but by the time you realize that they're *that* kind of person, they've already gone through. *sigh*

Posted by: Spring at October 11, 2005 11:03 AM

Bulldozer? I had sex on top of a picnic table in a public park in broad daylight.

Posted by: Queen of Ass at October 11, 2005 11:05 AM

hehe...ok, here goes - I once won a wet t-shirt contest. The guys next to me poured 2 pitchers of beer on my shirt to help motivate me.

Posted by: Theresa at October 11, 2005 11:14 AM

Rant: My kingdom for coworkers who don't shrug off missed deadlines with an excuse like, "Oh. Heh. I guess I haven't been reading my email..."!!

Startling Admission: Well I'd love to, but a number of my family members read here and I'm kind of a weenie as far as those things go. Plus I can't really think of anything that I haven't already posted somewhere else.

Now, if I HAD a weenie, that would make a great startling admission...

Posted by: Cheez at October 11, 2005 11:30 AM

Well, this won't be so startling as Husband already knows about this, but it's the best I got.

I had an affair with my brilliant, alcoholic, almost engaged art history TA in college.

And I liked it.

But then I didn't.

Oh, and I suck my thumb... still.

Posted by: Pammer at October 11, 2005 11:41 AM

Rant: people who get paid five times more than me but need me to wipe their ass, among other things, because they can't figure out how to do it themselves. Won't figure it out is more like it. Last week, the controller of the company asked ME(a lowly peon who doesn't even work in finance)to figure out a proration amount on one of the company's corporate apartments. Hello? You take the prorated amount and divide by the number of days left in the billing period. Dude, I suck at math. He's the freaking Controller! What the hell is up with that? arrrgghh.

By the way, I know you didn't say ALL cashier's were brainless but if you think that... I will have to kick your ass, too! Many cashiers are simply undiscovered geniuses! I know I was,lo all those years ago!

And, also, Mrs. Cactus promised to never tell anyone about our lesbian experience at summer camp!!

Posted by: Ms. Q at October 11, 2005 11:43 AM

I once had sex on a washing machine in the middle of the night in a 24 hour laundry mat, in front of the camerea. I still wonder if anybody saw it?

Posted by: jenn at October 11, 2005 11:46 AM

No idea what to say. I'm going to think about this all day long though and come up with something before I go to bed.

Posted by: Rhonda at October 11, 2005 11:59 AM

I see dead people.

Posted by: Y at October 11, 2005 12:09 PM

My shocking secret: I am stuck at home, sick, and I ate the rest of the ice cream! HAHAHAHAHAH!

Posted by: alektra at October 11, 2005 12:13 PM

I see stupid people..

No seiously outside my office window. I see 3 men (of course they're men, come on now, geesh) standing on top of a moving truck. You know, like a big box truck, a white box truck. They're standing on it as the 4th stupid person (also a man) drives it down the street. They're all trying no to fall off and get run over by said truck. My money is on the truck!

Posted by: Tammy at October 11, 2005 12:15 PM

Secret - I was on the dating game. I was one of the 3 bachlorettes.. and I was chosen.
(running and hiding in shame)

Posted by: HipMamaB at October 11, 2005 12:23 PM

My boss is a sexist and there are days when I think I could walk out of this office and never come back. But then I remember the other people in the office who are actually decent human beings and there are a couple who have my back, totally and completely, and they are the ones who make coming to work worth all the other bullshit I have to put up with.

Posted by: Rhonda at October 11, 2005 12:47 PM

My husband and I had sex in the stair well of the Physics building standing up during class time,in college.


Posted by: Wendy at October 11, 2005 12:53 PM

well, i'm pretty boring so i don't have anything too shocking; but i'll give you this: i didn't lose my virginity until i was 24.

Posted by: Judy at October 11, 2005 12:58 PM

I think I had something to say but lost it when I saw that you'd had sex on a bulldozer. Sorry. I'll have to try again another day.

Posted by: Em at October 11, 2005 1:07 PM

Rant: I hate it when people RSVP to parties YES and then don't show up. J-holes.

Startling Admission:
I want a baby real bad because I hoping it will slow down my social life. Aren't I the most selfish horrible person to ever breathe? I think maybe yes.

Posted by: melati at October 11, 2005 1:14 PM

The Startling non-sexual admission and rant:

Although I claim to believe it's the thought that counts I get extremely angry if you get me a gift that is totally unsuitable. Id rather not have one at all. Really. I dont mind kitch-y, horrid crap from my son but if you're my partner you should know that I am terrified of swans and buying me, of all things, a glass swan, made me livid. Nothing would've been the smarter move. And your innocent question as to where it was a year later was met with silence because "in little pieces on I-295" still would've come out bitter. End rant.

I think you're totally correct about the Mia/Sunday thing. I think we're having the same problem.

Posted by: That Girl at October 11, 2005 1:19 PM

Okay, well... since everyone else is sharing, I guess I don't have anything to be embarassed about, eh?

I'm 21 years old and am still a card-carrying member of the V-Club. However, I've done some pretty stupid (slutty) things. Like the fact that I gave a blow job before I had my first kiss? Or the time I hooked up with my cousin's prom date, even though they went as friends?

Oh my... that looks so much worse on screen then it does in my head. Oh well, you're only young once and you live and you learn, right? Just remember: you asked! haha

Posted by: Amber at October 11, 2005 1:23 PM

Had sex on a bulldozer...

OMG was that you?

Posted by: Jeff A at October 11, 2005 1:44 PM

RANT: Just because you drive a brand-spanking shiny new BMW does NOT give you the right to parallel park like a jackass - parking three feet in front of the red curb, taking away enough space to ensure that at least one other person who lives in the complex now has to drive around looking for an increasingly harder-to-find space.

SECRET: That big green loogy that you found on the passenger side window of your brand spanking new BMW? Guess where it came from.

Posted by: Jason at October 11, 2005 1:51 PM

ooh, I'm so posting to this when I'm on my PC at home tonight.

Posted by: Polichick at October 11, 2005 2:16 PM

i'm so with Spring on the opening-doors-for-rude-people thing, at college practically nobody says thank you and it's quite annoying.
as for my secret, i pee in the shower. that's right, i said it!

Posted by: kate at October 11, 2005 2:21 PM

I've got nothing. Bupkiss. Mrs. Cactus has MUCH better secrets from the sound of it . . . But I'll try, My first kiss was a 30 year old professor when I was a 17 year old Freshman, but it sounds way more shocking than it was (He wasn't my professor and it was a kiss and nothing more).

However, I very much like Full-Disclosure Tuesday--even if I lack interesting goodies. Please repeat it :)

Posted by: wavybrains at October 11, 2005 2:22 PM

When I kicked my cheating boyfriend out of the house 11 years ago, I decided I was sick of men. So I put up a singles ad in the paper, Woman searching woman—and see if being with a woman was the answer for me. I got a lot of bites but when I'd get to meet them, I just didn’t find anyone who could convince me to leave the other side. In a drunken confession one night after a theater performance that both myself and my friend T was in, I told her about this. She laughed thought it was funny and then said, "well you could have asked me out." I was dumbfounded but quickly realized that all those vibes I got from her—for the last four years was because she did have feelings for me. Fast-forward two months, I was a disc jockey and had a meet and greet that was in a different city, a city my sister lived in. So T who worked with me at the radio station came along too. We stayed at my sister and brother in laws house, and they gave us the pull out sleeper sofa.

Just as I was drifting off to sleep T's hand went for my breast, and then…well you can figure out the rest. In honesty I wasn't attracted to her in that way, but it was offered and I don't like to seem ungrateful so I took her up on her offer. BTW, I think she'd do this in a minute again if I suggested it.

Posted by: Michele at October 11, 2005 2:26 PM

Rant of the day: (Courtesy of Dr. Devious)
Burn the souls of these peasants who cannot operate machinery. Destroy all of those who take their opposable thumbs for granted. Incinerate the ignorant masses who cannot spell simple words, use capitalization or punctuation. Let loose the dogs of war and point them at the "1337speek" community who will forever roast in the lava pits of hell. By decree, I command thee!

Confession/Secret: I had sex in the lighting booth of a theatre once, thought it was after the show was over and the audience had left.

Posted by: laura at October 11, 2005 2:35 PM

My first longterm relationship was two years with a long-haired, rock 'n roll stoner in my early twenties during which time I was probably not high for about...20 minutes.

Posted by: kalisah at October 11, 2005 2:39 PM

I used to work construction in college and people would always sneak into the work site and have sex on the equipment. I took pictures of them. I still have them around here somewhere...

Posted by: Jon in Michigan at October 11, 2005 3:01 PM

can you do this every tuesday? I'm intrigued and I keep checking back for more secrets. Not that I would stop coming back if you didn't but just a thought.

Posted by: Heather B. at October 11, 2005 3:11 PM

Startling Admission:
I've done X more than once, and liked it.

But will never do it again. That time is long long gone.

Posted by: carrster at October 11, 2005 3:25 PM

Gosh, I have so many startling admissions that I could post here. It's only a shame that I've referred so many people who know me to your site. I can't very well post them now, can I? (It is much fun reading everyone elses though...great idea!)

Posted by: Niki at October 11, 2005 3:41 PM

Today, Im a well adjusted member of society. I have a good job, good friends and make lots of money.
Im known for being an honest guy that never lies and always lend a helping hand to those in need. I give all the money I dont absolutely need to survive to charity. But I do it all for a reason...I feel like I owe it to society.

In my youth, I was a real badass. Grand theft auto, armed robbery, breaking and entering, physical abuse, fights...Ive done it all, but never got caught for any of it.

I constantly have nightmares where I see some of the people I abused and wonder if they ever recovered from what I did to them.
I know Im going to hell, Im just trying to even the score a little before it happens.

Posted by: former criminal at October 11, 2005 3:47 PM

Startling Admission: These seem so sex related, so might as well go with the flow! I've had sex in a cemetary, in a kid's tree fort playground in broad daylight and the best was in a jacuzzi tub in a motel room right in front of my 3 friends without them knowing!! Pull that off!!

My Rant: Another BIG F#%K YOU to people who can't say "Thank you" when you hold the door open for them. And to all the nasty people I had to deal with today on the phone...just to let you know-were are not the only mental health provider that can see your crazy ass and it's not my fault that we don't accept your insurance!! It's called "Pick up the damn telephone and call the member sevice number on the back of your card!" Or maybe that is another god given thing we are supposed to do for the helpless-like those who can't open doors for others or at least have the decency to say THANKS!! Jerks.

Posted by: Michelle at October 11, 2005 5:02 PM

Rant: I HATE all unions at the moment. Our teachers, phone company and national broadcaster are currently either locked out or on strike. My friends actually have to guide me to the other side of the street to prevent me from heckling the picketers. (sorry anyone who is in a union, but ...)

Confession: I once went on a camping trip with two men I was seeing/sleeping with at the same time. They didn't know it. Still don't. I picked a fight with each of them to warrant my sleeping by myself.

Excellent idea, Chris!

Posted by: Kathryn at October 11, 2005 5:08 PM

My daughter reads here. Damn.
(Oh, go for it JuJu, I will if you do!)

Posted by: JuJu's Mom at October 11, 2005 5:25 PM

The Rant: I am so damn tired of people looking at my daughter, looking at me, looking back at my daughter. Just ask me and I'll tell you, okay? Yes, she is biracial. Yes, she is adopted. And so what if she wasn't?

The Startling Revelation: I used to wish my ex-husband dead. A lot. Like an unhealthy amount of time was spent on it. I imagined his funeral and how I would be secretly smiling inside. We got a divorce and it was one of the happiest days of my life.

Posted by: Lisa at October 11, 2005 6:07 PM

Day-um. O.K. Rudimus Cactum, you're back on track here... judging by the fact that I'm somewhere around #50 in the comment section. SHeeesh.

Scary stuff here. I'll keep my revelations to my self for the time being. You've got enought to sort through here. FREAKS! There are a few readers here that are plenty happy you've got that 21 day spammer system set up. Whew...no tracks in 3 weeks.

Asking for scissors to cut your coupons in the checkout lane is classic... I would have been going OFF at that point.

Blog on!

Posted by: Sam at October 11, 2005 8:43 PM

I dont know what gas stations are like in the states but up here they sell lotto tickets. WHICH IS FUCKING STUPID but i'll get to that in a second. So this morning im gassing up ( at 1.09 a fucking litre) oh yeah we have tim hortons in gas stations WHICH IS FUCKING GREAT !!! So i grab my coffee at the timmys counter and go to pay for my gas at the gas counter, Stupid i know, two counters hey its canada shut up !! and this fucking moron is playing the lotto in front of me, dilly dallying about which numbers and what to play in an endless jabber for i swear 10 mins, so im guzzling my coffee which is all good as it keeps me from raging on this arse hole. Finally after after 10 mins im half done my coffee and the need to rage hasnt subsided so I say to muself "self RAGE ON !!" i pipe up to the guy infront of me ' "DUDE its 7:10 am theres a line of people behind who have to work for a living now go to the damned casino get out my way and let me pay for my damned over priced gas !!. He shoots me a glare squares off against me and I deck him right there in the petro canada station, ok I made up the last part but the thought did occur to me to do it, HAHAHAHAHAHAHAHA.

Posted by: shaners at October 11, 2005 10:09 PM

The Rant: I absolutely hate it when common friends/ acquaintances/ coworkers bring up things going on in my ex-husband's life, as if I care. I haven't seen him in three years. I don't want to know. I'm not interested. Can't you people see that?!?

The Startling Admission: While we're on a sex kick... I think I've had more sex in the three years that I've been divorced than in the entire time I was married to or dating my ex (which was almost 10 years total). Partly because, for most of the time we were together, I wasn't physically attracted to him. Worst of all? He actually knew I wasn't attracted to him, but didn't care.

Most of my secrets actually still revolve around him, because he's the one thing I won't talk to anyone about - not even my closest friends. Otherwise, nearly everything in my life is an open book.

Posted by: Jen at October 11, 2005 10:19 PM

Confession & rant, all in one: I reconciled with my now ex-husband for a few years, simply and totally because I felt guilty that he'd dropped out of the Ph.D. program at Princeton when I left him the first time. After all I'd put six years of my life and livelihood towards his goddamned education while he sucked the credit out of my cards and the love out of my heart while making school so much more important than me. Hell, I wasn't even on the list!

(He's now got an endowed teaching post at Syracuse and actually mentions me in the acknowledgements of his publications. But thanks for the chance to rant!)

Posted by: bhd at October 11, 2005 10:22 PM

Rant: people who stand in the same long ass line as you at the coffee shop and then when they finally get to the counter 25 minutes later they still do not know what they want!!

Admission: this one is hard I like to keep my secrets secret. but here goes.. I once had sex on my balcony right outside the door where my mom was sitting watching tv.

Posted by: beanhead at October 11, 2005 11:22 PM

confession: i gave my ex head somewhere on the highway between DC and Ottawa, while he was driving. Apparently there were many jealous looking truckers that day .... 'course, we were little exhibitionists - like Queen of Ass, we had sex on picnic tables in public parks in the daytime, and in other places...

damn, that was some adventurous sex. i'm downright vanilla now in comparison...

Posted by: suze at October 12, 2005 12:00 AM

Once, when I was single, and going through a, (ahem) "frisky" stage... well, ok, slutty stage, One late, drunk night, I brought a guy home to my girlfriend's house for a one night stand, and I pretended to be crazy to freak him out and entertain myself. He was scared, and it was funny. My girlfriend and I laughed and laughed about it. It was in a different town, so I'm hoping I'll never see him again.

Posted by: Eve at October 12, 2005 12:25 AM

My rant? People who don't use their turn signals, especially in traffic circles. Asshats, all of them.

Secret? I made out with my brother's best friend once. I kept saying, "Oh my gosh, I can't believe this. You're 27!" (As if that were old; I was 21). He was a really good kisser, and that's all we did. I'm not sure if my big brother would punch me or his friend for that one.

Posted by: Alison at October 12, 2005 3:21 AM

my rant: it is slowly driving me insane that the things i want to say to the woman who rejected me out of fear of being rejected first wouldn't change a single damned thing about anything.

Posted by: dante at October 12, 2005 4:29 AM

Chris you must be psychic, because you have provided me with the perfect opportunity to rant about my day from hell yesterday.

Rant: i arrived at the Dentist at 10:30am for my SCHEDULED APPOINTMENT AT 10:30am. i had not had any (i know you will appreciate this Chris) COFFEE or food or anything else since the night before because i was having 2 wisdom teeth pulled and i was supposedly cleared to be sedated for the procedure. i sat in that fuckin' waiting room listening to other people scream at and threaten the behind the desk lady for 2 1/2 hours! it took the biatch 2 1/2 hrs to figure out that i was not covered for sedation and could only have numbing medication. who the hell cares when i have got the worst fuckin headache in history?!!!! when they finally called me i had then become the freak that everyone in the waiting room was staring at because i was screaming at the behind the desk lady, the nurse who was taking my x-rays, and then the doctor. you know how long it took the Dr. to actually do the procedure? about 20 goddamn minutes! FUCK! when i got home, the headache from not having coffee (which was for no reason, because i didn't need to get sedated anyway) was worse than the throbbing on the side of my head.
okay....i do feel better. thanks. oh, and as the result of all of this, my 3 yr old son now marches around the house saying, "Biatch, Biatch!" Great.

confession: I HATE THE DENTIST!!!!!!

Posted by: Pinky at October 12, 2005 11:22 AM

I did plenty of ranting today on my own blog, so I'll do some admissions.

I hate Bush.
I hate reality tv.
I hate techno music.
I'd really hate to see Bush dancing to techno music on a reality tv show.

That is all for now. :)

Posted by: Dawn (webmiztris) at October 12, 2005 11:50 AM

I'm such a goody-goody, so I don't have any good stories. But, um, my boyfriend and I like making out on my room mate's bed when she's not home. It's more exciting. Shh, don't tell.

Posted by: Christina at October 12, 2005 1:29 PM

My brother is violently allergic to pollen. When we were kids, I raided the trash at the funeral home behind us and filled his room with flowers. I put a huge cross of lilies on his pillow.

Posted by: Mindy at October 12, 2005 1:41 PM

I feel bad that I like it when men open the door for me, as if I can't do it myself, so if there's two, I'll hold the next one, and I always, always say thank you. A guy keeps buying me stuff and I feel like I'm taking advantage of him...cuz he's probably just too nice for his own good. So, there. I've confessed. :-/

Posted by: Heather at October 12, 2005 2:44 PM

I had a phone sex "relationship" with a married man last year for 2 months straight. The only reason it ended was because he kept pressing to meet in person...which, as daring as a girl as I am sometimes, I could not cheat on my husband in real life. And yes, I know a lot of people consider what I did to be cheating anyway, but I truly don't believe that.

And then there is a part two to this sorrid tale as well...in a kind of demented effort to get that phone friend out of my system, I started working part time from home as a phone sex operator! My husband does know and approve of this...and the extra money is nice, but that is not why I do it of course. What makes it even more delicious is the fact that I am also a white collar professional in the vanilla world and no one who knows me in that world (save for one or two close friends and my hubby) would fathom in a million years that I "entertain" on the phone as a moonlighting gig.

Whew...confession really is *good* for the soul, don't you agree?? ;)

Posted by: chattygirl at October 12, 2005 3:14 PM

To those people who ask how I’m feeling, how my day is going, how my family is: If you ask me one of the afore mentioned questions and then walk away while I am answering, STOP! Why in the hell do you ask if you don’t care? If you’re doing it to be polite, may I suggest that you STAND THERE WHILE I ANSWER??? I promise I won’t give you a sob story, but give me the chance to reply before walking away. Asking and then disappearing is just rude and I cannot stand it!

The other thing that REALLY bothers me is limp handshakes. Why bother shaking hands if you’re just going to play dead fish? It makes you appear weak and I find it highly annoying. Stop already!

True Confession:
So, will you judge me if I bare my soul? No? Good. Here goes:

I’m in love with a married man that is a year older than my own father and I am married. He tells me how wonderful, beautiful, sexy, good-hearted, and kind I am, something that I do not hear at home from my own husband (even though I have told my husband directly that hearing these things from him is important to me.)

We have never acted on any of our feelings, even though there has been ample opportunity to do so, so I guess that’s not too bad (One evening we met after work to talk about our friendship. He leaned over to kiss me and both of us pulled away out of respect for the other person and our respective spouses. We do not put ourselves in that type of situation anymore.)

I dream about him, think about him constantly, and cannot wait until the next time he contacts me. (I do not call him because we both work for municipalities that keep track of our phone calls. He calls me on my cell phone from a payphone.)

We are strictly friends because neither of us wants to jeopardize what we already have, but that does not mean that I don’t think about him EVERY SINGLE DAY.

*letting out my breath*

Whew…I’ve been holding that in for a long time. Shhhh…don’t tell anyone!

Posted by: name withheld to protect the guilty at October 12, 2005 5:33 PM

RANT: What the hell is wrong with our society today you ask??? people have absolutely no damn common courtesy!! like when your going into a building and there are a bunch of people behind you don't let it slam in their face you assholes take a freaking second to hold the door!!! Also the whole not saying thank you or hello back bugs the shit out of me too!!!!
In high school I had sex on my shop teachers desk, in the basement of my family church and in my dad's truck
Although I am now offically engaged to the guy (your the first people to know about my engagement) that i did these sexcapades with my parents somehow think I'm a virgin! well guess what mom and dad Suprise!!!!!

Posted by: Sunshine at October 12, 2005 10:03 PM

Rant: I love my boyfriend a lot, and I really want to marry him and have his children. So it really pisses me off when he says things like "Let's get married in two years!" and then completely backs off when I mention anything that sounds like a date. We already live together for god's sake! And finishing college is just an excuse. There's no law that says people can't get married before they graduate. We're already 23 and 25.

Confession: When I was a teenager I broke the back window of my Dad's car by throwing a rock through it accidentally (really) and lied straight to his face when he asked me about it. Later on when my boyfriend and I were living with his parents we used to have sex quietly in his bedroom after lunch when his parents were just outside the door which didn't lock. I hope they never heard us, but it was the best sex of my life.

Posted by: Sarah at October 17, 2005 11:07 AM

Dear Spring,

But sometimes you get to give it back.
Sometimes, the person who breezed through your held door without a thank you or even a nod happens to leave directly behind you too, and you get to drop the door on him ;-)

Posted by: Karen at February 18, 2008 9:43 PM