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Today, I bought medical gloves to protect my hands from various chemicals at work since I have eczema. I had an allergic reaction to the gloves, and now my eczema is even worse. FML

#19336700
99 comments

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On 03/24/2012 at 1:41am - health - by retyi43 - United States (Louisiana)

retyi43's comment about their FML

they were nitrile gloves, not latex

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Today, I was accused of being high. Why? Because I was playing with a milk bottle. FML

#19331009
83 comments

I agree, your life sucks (17450) - you deserved it (4638)

On 03/23/2012 at 2:18am - misc - by Not_High (woman) - Canada (British Columbia)

Not_High's comment about their FML

For everyone wondering, there were multiple teachers who accused me. Then they proceeded to contact my parents on account of my 'strange behavior'

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Today, I was out with my dog, who loves to bury things. He had recently torn apart his toy and buried it in the sand. I saw a piece of it sticking out of the ground, so I picked it up. It turns out that I was not holding his toy, but rather a dead bat. FML

#19320067
69 comments

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On 03/21/2012 at 12:03pm - animals - by GabisayzRAWR - United States (Missouri)

GabisayzRAWR's comment about their FML

Thank you :D we checked my dog and he was ok :)

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Today, I asked my mom if she could buy me some anti-nausea medicine. She said, "You just have a stomach ache. It's not like you're throwing up." As she said it, I threw up everything but my childhood memories. She still wouldn't get any medicine. FML

#19307699
105 comments

I agree, your life sucks (25273) - you deserved it (2081)

On 03/19/2012 at 3:20pm - health - by Shleebs (woman) - United States (Michigan)

Shleebs's comment about their FML

I actually threw up in her room and in her bathroom. She had to clean it up. I think justice was served.

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Today, I locked myself out of the house. After hours of ringing the doorbell and calling my roommate, I decided to break the window. When I finally got in, my roommate was waiting with a can of pepper spray. FML

#19298369
84 comments

I agree, your life sucks (27953) - you deserved it (3002)

On 03/18/2012 at 2:01am - misc - by jamboooy (man) - United States (California)

jamboooy's comment about their FML

My old friends brother.

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Today, I had just finished up at work. I was standing on a street corner, waiting to cross to get to my car on the other side. I had three people pull up beside me and ask me how much I charged. FML

#19283430
192 comments

I agree, your life sucks (25224) - you deserved it (9476)

On 03/15/2012 at 4:44pm - love - by W45T3D_Y0UTH (woman) - Canada

W45T3D_Y0UTH's comment about their FML

Nothing that makes me look like a prostitute. Makes one wonder how one could get mistaken for one at noon. In front of a cop car, no less.

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Today, my girlfriend broke up with me. She said it's a good thing, because it was a "mutual decision", and that while she wouldn't mind staying together, I was the one who wanted to split, and she respected my decision. I wish I had been a part of this delusional conversation. FML

#19281871
93 comments

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On 03/15/2012 at 8:12am - love - by Teh_dw33bin4tor (man) - Australia

Teh_dw33bin4tor's comment about their FML

Hey, I am kind of astounded this made the front page, but I also realized that I wasn't logged in when I created and submitted this.

I'm the OP. I should have phrased this better, but I was running out of room to create the FML. The actual story is that she flat-out broke up with me, and then went around and told all my friends, which happen to also be her friends too, that it was a mutual break-up, but it was my decision for the most part that split us apart, which effectively framed me as the "bad-guy". When I confronted her on it, she first denied telling her (our) friends this, then changed her story to "she couldn't think of what to say". All this while her new "boyfriend" (of 1 day) was helping her move out of my apartment.

Sorry for the confusion in the phrasing.

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Today, I was watching a kid at school walk like a gangster. My teacher was standing there, so I stood behind the kid and walked like him, laughing to myself, at which point my teacher took me to one side and told me the kid was handicapped. FML

#19277499
190 comments

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On 03/14/2012 at 4:13pm - misc - by BBFreak97 - United States (New York)

BBFreak97's comment about their FML

Hey guys! I'm the one who posted this, I just wasnt a member at the time! Anyway, the reason I did it in front of my teacher was because I was really close to the teacher and I knew him well. I didn't get in trouble, I just felt bad. I also have a brother with Down Syndrome so I would never knowingly make fun of someone with a disability. I also live In an area with a ton of wanna be gangsters- which is why I assumed they were doing that.

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Today, while at work, a man came up to me and screamed that I was the devil's child, pointing at the tattoo on my wrist the whole time. I just stood there while he prayed for my soul. FML

#19270951
158 comments

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On 03/13/2012 at 12:50pm - work - by lovefortoday (woman) - United States (Indiana)

lovefortoday's comment about their FML

It was the one on my left wrist of a butterfly and flowers. The other one is a dolphin and flowers. I was unaware that butterflies and dolphins where evil. They were for my Mom and Step-Mom.

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Today, I realized how poor I am when I had to use sharpies to color in the worn spots on my dress shoes before leaving for work. FML

#19265043
203 comments

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On 03/12/2012 at 4:12pm - money - by bowser_rawr16 (woman) - Canada

bowser_rawr16's comment about their FML

OP here. Thanks lol. That's actually exactly what I was doing. I'm only 21, and I work in a very professional office, and I always need to look my best. I can't afford new shoes at the time, so that's why I sharpied them.

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Today, I moved out of my apartment by the highway and airport, and into a new place below people who blast loud music, stomp their feet, and slam doors throughout the night. I haven't had a decent night's sleep in over a year. FML

#19260484
82 comments

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On 03/11/2012 at 10:13pm - misc - by SakuraFubuki92 - United States (Florida)

SakuraFubuki92's comment about their FML

Well, I get disability because I can't walk well and am really sick so I barely make enough to put up my part of the rent, let alone move. My best friend/roommate has already complained.

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Today, I was discussing the possibility of other life in the universe with my friend. She said the universe isn't big enough for it to be possible, and that we would know about it already, because "there are only 8 planets in the universe." FML

#19259080
302 comments

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On 03/11/2012 at 6:37pm - misc - by daninalani (woman) - United States (California)

daninalani's comment about their FML

FML bc i spent all morning trying to tell her about how big the universe was. she just got angry.

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Today, at work at a gas station kiosk, a man requested a carton of cigarettes. We keep our cigarettes on a high shelf. I'm short and very large chested so I have to jump in order to reach the carton. He said, "I only come here for the entertainment" and left without purchasing his cigarettes. FML

#19256293
246 comments

I agree, your life sucks (30308) - you deserved it (3745)

On 03/11/2012 at 8:38am - work - by aprilmay91 - United States

aprilmay91's comment about their FML

We have a step stool but it broken and the last time I used it i fell and twisted my ankle and bruised my arm.

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