FMLs submitted from United States

Today, I was making the daily commute to work when suddenly my mother calls me, crying that there's been a death in the family, then abruptly hangs up. I speed home, to find my mother holding the tiny corpse of a fish that she got 2 weeks ago. I got fired for being late to work. FML

by JoeyTheJedi / 10/17/2016 at 8:31pm / United States (Arkansas) / Work

Today, in a department store, a woman with a parrot sitting on her shoulder was trying to return a coffee maker. She explained that she had to return the coffee maker because the bird didn't like it sitting on the kitchen counter. FML

by oped01 / 10/17/2016 at 8:15pm / United States (Florida) / Animals

Today, the store I work at got shut down and I got let go. Three days ago I got a promotion and a raise. FML

by unemployed / 10/17/2016 at 8:05pm / United States (Texas) / Work

Today, I got yelled at by a customer for refusing to give a found credit card to a woman it didn't belong to. FML

by I hate retail / 10/17/2016 at 6:12pm / United States (Arizona) / Work

Today, I found out how my salesmen are "entertaining" themselves since they were told they can't have their cell phones on them. They are pulling straws to see who will pretend to trip and fall face-first onto the floor in front of customers. FML

by bossproblems / 10/17/2016 at 2:47pm / United States (Florida) / Work

Today, I told the doctor that one of my ribs sticks out farther than the other. When I lifted my shirt to show him, he immediately laughed and said, "Whoa, that's not subtle is it!" As if I wasn't already insecure about it. FML

by justmyluck5150 / 10/17/2016 at 1:58pm / United States / Health

Today, my boyfriend said I didn't give him enough attention because of my busy work life. So… he got me fired. Looks like my calendar is clear. FML

by HRomero / 10/17/2016 at 9:17am / United States (New York) / Work

This FML has been commented on by its original poster.

Today, I asked a customer to send me via e-mail the image he wanted me to print. He said, "I don't have an email, I have a Gmail." FML

by dez / 10/16/2016 at 1:05am / United States (Kentucky) / Work

Today, I told my grandma my boyfriend broke up with me. She immediately asked if it was because I didn't put out. I'm 15. FML

by LittleLou / 10/16/2016 at 12:28am / United States / Intimacy

Today, my boss berated me in front of 2 other coworkers about how unprofessional it was for me to show up to work with a clearly visible hickey. I had to explain to him that my "hickey" was actually a huge pimple that had bruised up after I popped it. FML

by Neckbruise101 / 10/15/2016 at 2:01am / United States (California) / Work

Today, I discovered that yes, you CAN forget how to ride a bike. Too bad I discovered this in front of all my son's friends and their parents while at his birthday party. FML

by faeliality / 10/15/2016 at 1:54am / United States / Miscellaneous

Today, I just received the king-sized bed I'd ordered. My boyfriend moved out two days ago when we broke up. FML

by Miss_Whipped / 10/14/2016 at 2:04am / United States (Texas) / Love

Today, I was babysitting, and the family dog was unable to move, so I had texted the mother about it. We put the small dog on the couch to make it comfortable while the mother was on her way to get the dog and take it to the vet. Turns out, we sat with a dead dog for about ten minutes. FML

by anonymous / 10/13/2016 at 11:46pm / United States (Tennessee) / Miscellaneous