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Today, I had to have a long and awkward meeting with my boss. It wouldn't have been too awkward though, if I didn't have to avoid staring at her exposed breast whilst she fed her 8 week old baby. FML

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On 06/27/2012 at 6:32am - work - by Wubba87 (man) - United Kingdom (Liverpool)

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Wow, didn't realise this would get so much attention so quickly. Thanks guys! Not suprised that this has stirred a debate on breast feeding as a whole though...
To clarify, my boss has recently had a child (duh!) and has therefore been on maternity leave. This is the first time she's come back to work. I actually work in a research lab, and so my boss gathered myself and a few of my coworkers (a doctor and a PhD student) together in an office to discuss the progress of our research since she's been absent. I didn't mind having the meeting, I didn't mind that the kid was there too, and I definitley didn't mind her having to feed the child (nor do I ever mind when any woman has to do this, but especially in this case because she asked us all if it was OK to feed her before doing anything). But I have never had to work so hard on maintaining eye contact in my life! Awkward!

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Today, I shaved my legs. I received endless compliments about how great they looked, and how jealous all the girls were. I'm a guy who shaved them for a themed party, for which I dressed up as a girl. FML

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On 06/26/2012 at 12:16pm - misc - by eviltwigster (man) - Australia (South Australia)

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It would be all good, but I row, so i am supposed to build up leg muscle :/

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Today, at a party, I told a joke to my crush. He didn't even smile. An hour later, I heard my model friend tell the exact same joke to him. He said it was the funniest thing he'd ever heard. FML

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On 06/24/2012 at 7:39pm - love - by egc573 (woman) - United States (California)

egc573's comment about their FML

You guys are great. If I was broken up about this at all, I'd feel much better from a lot of the comments. I'd been flirting with this guy for a while, and this was the coldest he'd ever been to me. He met my friend that very night and wanted to get laid is all. But joke's on him--the friend's engaged!

As for the whole maybe my friend told the joke better thing, it's not the kind of joke that needs a bunch of buildup and then a big punchline. It was more of a sarcastic comment-type thing. She didn't tell it any better than I did.

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Today, I had a wet dream in the middle of an 8-hour-long airplane flight. FML

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On 06/22/2012 at 7:01pm - intimacy - by Uncomfy (man) - United States (Colorado)

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OP here. Here are a couple details that may help one's understanding of this:

1. I didn't pack a change of clothes, since I was expecting to change when I got to my hotel. So I had to spend the second half of the flight as well as the taxi ride to my hotel EXTREMELY uncomfortable.
2. People have asked what I was dreaming about. What you have to understand about me is that I get wet dreams from the most mundane things possible. I can get one from dreaming about typing in a porn site's URL. So honestly, I don't quite remember.
3. Yes, there was someone sitting next to me. No, she didn't notice. No, I was not able to talk to her the entire flight for fear that she would.

Hope that cleared things up for you! OP out.

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Today, I was having a funny conversation with a guy I had met on Xbox. I told him the state I lived in, and he said, "Don't tell me that, I might stalk you." He wasn't kidding. He has somehow found out my phone number, and my address. He says he's going to send me flowers. FML

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On 06/22/2012 at 9:08am - misc - by ExplosiveDildo (woman) - Afghanistan

ExplosiveDildo's comment about their FML

Holy shit. I didn't think this would actually get posted! Well, I'm happy after all of the FML's I've posted over the years, this one got chosen

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Today, the Jehovah's Witnesses witnessed me whacking off on my couch. FML

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On 06/19/2012 at 11:35am - intimacy - by megasniper240 (man) - United States (New York)

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OP here, to clear it up I was on my futon in my living room and they happened to catch a glimpse through the window. Also, it was an old lady with her husband.

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Today, I was forced to listen to a client rant about her lackluster sexual encounters with her husband. I was also given a rather detailed description of his manhood. Apparently, it's small. FML

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On 06/18/2012 at 9:07pm - intimacy - by raraisbang - United States (Louisiana)

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Actually, I'm op and I'm a cosmetologist. I do hair. To clear that up :P

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Today, I had my blood drawn for a lab test. I was then given a container so I could give a urine sample. In the middle of peeing, I got woozy, started blacking out, and hit my head against the wall. A nurse discovered me with my pants down. FML

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On 06/18/2012 at 12:05pm - health - by nerdsgetmehot (woman) - United States (Oregon)

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So...A little back story. I went to the doctor to get tests because I often feel faint and dizzy in the mornings and it's quite an inconvenience. Just last week, when I took my cat to the vet, I ended up starting to black out randomly. Pretty embarrassing and obviously super inconvenient, as I had to drive home afterwards and was doubtful about whether or not I was okay enough to drive home. I get to the verge of fainting often enough to concern me. I've gotten a few tests over the years, but my doctor remains largely unconcerned about it. She thinks it's just my very low blood pressure, but I do everything I can to help that. I drink lots of water, eat salty snacks, and never get up too quickly-- but it doesn't help. So, ironically, I ended up fainting at a doctors' appointment to look into why I keep almost fainting.

To answer some frequently asked questions: No, the nurse wasn't "impressed." I'm a female. Also, I think me lying on the floor immobile kind of killed the mood.

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Today, my best friend and I broke up with our respective girlfriends, so we could go on holiday and meet lots of new women. Instead, within a few hours, he got back with his ex, and they're planning their own holiday together. FML

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On 06/17/2012 at 12:08pm - love - by JPTK (man) - United Kingdom (Nottinghamshire)

JPTK's comment about their FML

OP CLARIFICATION TIME!!!!!

A *month* ago, me and my ex broke up as I was moving away, 3 days later she got drunk and had rebound sex with some guy. Talking to my best mate, he said we should go on a lads holiday around Europe to get over our exs etc. (He broke up with his around the same time).

Y'know - meet some girls, work on our tan, drinks on the beach, you know the drill!

Yesterday, when we were supposed to book, he told me he had to pull out as he'd gotten back with his ex and wanted to go on holiday with her.

That is why FML.

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Today, I realised that my boyfriend calls me "bitch" more often than he calls me by my actual name. FML

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On 06/17/2012 at 10:58am - love - by rosabelle91 (woman) - Australia (New South Wales)

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This one is mine, I made an account so I could comment. I submitted this quite a while ago, and since then I have spoken with him about it, and he apologised (profusely) and said that he meant it playfully and was using it more as a joke that I was "his bitch". But he's stopped now, and is otherwise a caring and attentive guy. It wasn't so much a case of him being a deliberate asshole, just him not realising that he was being an asshole and upsetting me.

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Today, while giving my fiancé a hand-job, my ring got stuck in his pubes. We had to awkwardly get to the kitchen to get scissors. FML

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On 06/16/2012 at 10:14pm - intimacy - by Mega_bug - United States (Washington)

Mega_bug's comment about their FML

Guys, calm down. Yes, I was giving him a handjob, big deal. Ever heard of foreplay? "Sexy-time" had just started. Trust me, we were getting to the rest. And we have been engaged long enough that I was used to the ring and didn't notice that I still had it on.

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Today, I was using a public toilet when someone entered the stall next to mine. Instead of using the facilities, the person in there reached under the stall to steal my bag. Fortunately, I was holding the strap so they couldn't take it. Unfortunately, they decided to take my right shoe instead. FML

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On 06/11/2012 at 1:56am - misc - by fordneagles (woman) - Australia (Western Australia)

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Hey guys, I'm the OP, for those worried about the grossness of the floor, the cleaners had just been in (the wet floor sign was still there), so I just took off the other sandal and looked a bit of a bogan, but better than replacing everything in my wallet! And for the record, my bag was not on the floor, it was resting on my (previously sandalled) feet. I've never noticed any hooks in the stalls, but then I've never expected someone to try and nick my bag either.

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Today, I saw Thor and I wanted to see how realistic it was to be swinging a hammer around. Wrong idea. I ended up unconscious on the ground for ten whole minutes. FML

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On 06/08/2012 at 4:09am - misc - by runner2731 - United States (Ohio)

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I am gonna watch the avergers soon and I'm gonna watch the incredible hulk, both iron man movies, and captain America.

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