Post

I Am Prone to Inappropriate Laughter

Personal Stories, Advice, and Support 18,140 People

    I try to censor myself

    but it doesn't always work. I always think the most inappropriate things about the cleanest comments people make.
    Bscott34 Bscott34 18-21, M Feb 18

    Your Response

    Cancel

    So I laugh at funerals.

    .. Like I don't attend anymore because when other people are moaning crying sobbing uncontrollably and hysterically I just start bubbling up with laughter...all I can think of is how when I die I wanna watch my funeral and ghost smack the **** out of the fools who cry like that...
    wildhorsefeathers wildhorsefeathers 22-25, F 1 Response Jan 28

    Your Response

    Cancel

    Especially during any serious

    or awkward moments.
    phifer phifer 22-25, M 2 Responses Feb 25

    Your Response

    Cancel

    Am I the only one who smiles/smirks

    and giggles when they are extremely anxious, embarrassed or scared?
    LittleMissSarcasm03 LittleMissSarcasm03 18-21, F 8 Responses Dec 4, 2013

    Your Response

    Cancel

    At A Funeral

    I was at a funeral with a friend once. We were waiting on the funeral to begin and while waiting the subject of tombstones came up. I mentioned that I wanted inscribed on my tombstone, "The shell is still here but the nut is gone". He busted out laughing, I hysterical laughing...
    SirLaughalots SirLaughalots 36-40, M 3 Responses Jul 1, 2013

    Your Response

    Cancel

    One Fine Sunny Day.

    One fine day sunny day several years ago I had just finished the first half of the day at work. It was the middle of summer and my work clothes were sticking to my body and in some cases, starting to cause sores. I was so relieved the morning was over, and was looking forward to...
    DiesSomnium DiesSomnium 31-35 3 Responses Aug 5, 2012

    Your Response

    Cancel

    When no one should be laughing,

    that is when something will strike my funny bone.
    EscapeAndAway EscapeAndAway 22-25, F 1 Response Apr 9

    Your Response

    Cancel

    I laugh at the anti-tobacco commercials

    where the people have stomas and speak like they're terminator
    Mehsy Mehsy 16-17, M Mar 17

    Your Response

    Cancel

    In anatomy we were dissecting a cow's eye.

    When I was cutting through it to see the inside, I just started laughing. People around me gave me looks like "is she crazy or something?" and the teacher actually asked me if I was okay. Looking back I think that I was just so grossed out that I was trying to mask it with...
    bard66 bard66 18-21, F Mar 3

    Your Response

    Cancel

    I laugh when people cry,

    I don't even know why lol
    nicholetyt nicholetyt 16-17, F 2 Responses Feb 12

    Your Response

    Cancel

    I love The Devils Rejects,

    can't figure out why I laugh at the killing scenes?
    dropdeaddave dropdeaddave 22-25, M 1 Response Feb 21

    Your Response

    Cancel

    Yes I Laughed I Admit It

    so i go into work one day i get asked to go pick up a cast iron safe from a company 15 miles away i ask how big and heavy it is its 8ft by 4ft not sure about the weight came the reply are you serious how am i supposed to lift it ? youll be fine take 3 other staff with you and...
    pfloyd121 pfloyd121 46-50, M 3 Responses Oct 29, 2013

    Your Response

    Cancel

    When They Fall

    I am horrible at laughing at people when they fall. I find it hilarious, and I cannot help it. Of course, I'm not mean about it and will help them up, but I can't help but laugh. I'm sorry in advance if you ever fall in front of me :)
    prbcrn79 prbcrn79 31-35, F 4 Responses Aug 13, 2013

    Your Response

    Cancel

    The middle of a horror movie.

    .. The death of a support character in a drama... When a small child is crying... I can't help it!
    BeforeViolet BeforeViolet 18-21, F 3 Responses Jan 21

    Your Response

    Cancel

    Not all the time, but last Halloween my cousin

    and her bf had a fight, she was drunk so she was yelling and hitting him. I just moved to that city and it was the first time I hang out with them. I was just standing, amused and I didn't know what to do and I was just looking at them..grinning and laughing. My cousin was...
    FoxxySilverCrow FoxxySilverCrow 26-30, F 1 Response Feb 17

    Your Response

    Cancel

    Especially while inebriated.

    I have a knack for noticing a person's resemblance to beloved cartoon characters or animals. Sometimes I let others in on what is making me laugh. The guy that looked like Butt-head, from the infamous pair that includes a Beavis, wasn't thrilled when I last struck down!
    malefika malefika 26-30, F 2 Responses Feb 25

    Your Response

    Cancel

    ... So there I was at the bar.

    Watching the news on the tele... Remember when they showed the lions noshing down on the giraffes? While the other bar patrons were quiet, seemingly horrified at the images ... I uncontrollably laughed my *** off ... And I've got a big voice! :-)=)
    SShawnO SShawnO 41-45, M Mar 25

    Your Response

    Cancel

    Hysterical Laugh I was in the hospital

    and i used to know this mad doctor the woman in frond of me was paralized from meds and he shout other doctors to help him but i knew it was from meds he knew it was from meds even the priest came someone asked me and the priest i said yes. And i was laughing hysterical because...
    blackweirdcat blackweirdcat 46-50, F Mar 23

    Your Response

    Cancel

    Once instead of saying detective

    or sergeant, I said Mr. Detergent.
    Prokamin Prokamin 36-40, F 17 Responses Apr 6

    Your Response

    Cancel

    C String Thong

    I got my first C String Thong today bought for me by my b/friend. It's a strange contraption which appears to hold it self on by magic.  For those of you who have never seen one it's like a G String but without the waistband and holds itself in place by hugging your back and...
    saratzuke saratzuke 22-25, F 5 Responses Nov 1, 2013

    Your Response

    Cancel

    I laugh all the time to mostly everything

    and sometimes I think something funny in my head (cause I'm just that cool) and then I start laughing uncontrollably and then people think I'm crazy. Lol. Anywho, I'm still here smiling like the grim reaper (does the grim reaper smile? Idk) byessssss strangersssss :)
    SomeoneWhoBeenThroughIt SomeoneWhoBeenThroughIt 18-21, F 1 Response Feb 19

    Your Response

    Cancel

    Yes...Well...I Can So Relate to This One

    I get into trouble constantly for uncontrollable mirth when people say or do dumb things, or wear clothes that look funny. I know it's wrong. I know, I know, but I swear it's a reaction so instant that by the time I get control of myself, it's too late. People shouldn't give me...
    chovhani chovhani 46-50, F 1 Response Oct 15, 2007

    Your Response

    Cancel

    One day in kindergarten,

    I laughed while the teacher was scolding us since a classmate of mine started crying with a really high-pitched sob(?). Still can't believe I did that until today.
    NikeWin NikeWin 13-15, F 2 Responses Apr 8

    Your Response

    Cancel

    I laugh in sad or similar situations.

    Especially when someone is telling me something sad face to face. I don't know how to react, so I start laughing. I'm not doing it on purpose, and I feel very bad about it. People find that offensive, and I understand why, but I can't help it. It's impossible to control.
    mmmaria mmmaria 16-17, F 1 Response Mar 22

    Your Response

    Cancel

    It Can Interfere With Their Performance When I Laugh Inappropriately

    I don't know about you but I often laugh when seeing guys naked!  I don't mean to.  Occasionally it's nerves when your having a first encounter with a boyfriend or partner and it's caused by first night nerves.  On other occasions its when my brother walks past naked and I'm...
    saratzuke saratzuke 22-25, F 16 Responses Jun 17, 2011

    Your Response

    Cancel

    When watching horror movies--while everyone

    else are covering their eyes or ears, or screaming from fear...I laugh. I just can't help it!
    pinkhairedgirl pinkhairedgirl 70+, F 4 Responses Feb 19

    Your Response

    Cancel

    If it is funny it is funny.

    . .. sometimes people don't get the irony in a situation
    Jennythewitty Jennythewitty 26-30, F 3 Responses Feb 16

    Your Response

    Cancel

    I feel like such a sadist

    for this, and I really dislike this about myself but I have the worst habit of like, smiling and laughing when someone gets hurt (I mean, not seriously seriously hurt) but hurt, or if they're crying. I have to clamp my hand over my mouth to hide it. I don't know why I do this...
    deleted deleted 26-30 7 Responses Mar 29

    Your Response

    Cancel

    One time my teacher was yelling at someone In

    the class and my friend kept making really wierd faces and I burst out laughing I eventually fell out of my chair and I got detention for the rest of the week
    Caitie784 Caitie784 13-15, F 18 Responses Dec 8, 2013

    Your Response

    Cancel

    This is so horrible sometimes,

    even if i try to think in something else i just cant stop hahaha
    FunnyEnglish FunnyEnglish 22-25, F 1 Response Apr 9

    Your Response

    Cancel

    My friend made a very funny joke - laughed to

    tears a and then I was on the bus going back home and remembered the joke again. It was impossible to hold in. Tears was running down my face! It was so inappropriate!
    lecosc lecosc 31-35, F 1 Response Apr 9

    Your Response

    Cancel

    "beautiful People"

    The most beautiful people we have known are those who have known defeat, known suffering, known struggle, known loss, and have found their way out of the depths. These persons have an appreciation, a sensitivity, and an understanding of life that fills them with compassion...
    purpleparrot purpleparrot 41-45, F 5 Responses Oct 20, 2011

    Your Response

    Cancel

    Quirky Me

    As the years have gone by and I've become more secure in myself this inappropriate laughter has diminished to a degree, however, it still remains one of my most embarrassing attributes. I've always been a quirky girl, never conforming and always with an opinion different from...
    AbbyNormal AbbyNormal 31-35, F 5 Responses Aug 27, 2007

    Your Response

    Cancel

    Laughter During Religious Ceremony

    Some of my relatives are religious.  They hold ceremonies at their homes during important events, holidays, anniversaries of a relative's death.Once during one of these ceremonies, when I was young, I had an inappropriate moment.  A couple of the kids were excluded from having...
    evanidul evanidul 31-35, M 6 Responses Jun 14, 2011

    Your Response

    Cancel

    When I find myself in situations I never

    thought to be in, I have this urge to burst into laughter. So to be polite in respect to those who seem so intensely involved, I would suppress with difficulty the laughter that threatened to come out.
    SinisterSmile SinisterSmile 22-25 8 Responses Dec 29, 2013

    Your Response

    Cancel

    Ok I Laugh Whats Wrong With That ?

    I went to see my daughter in a school play when she was 6 the teacher had said to them you can do what you want on the school stage she was so excited and told me beforehand that i would be absolutely delighted with what she was going to do i was waiting in the school hall with...
    pfloyd121 pfloyd121 46-50, M 3 Responses Sep 28, 2013

    Your Response

    Cancel

    I'm in Talent Development at my school,

    and we were talking about something in which a guy died. I don't know why, something struck me as funny about maybe the way my teacher said it. I just laughed out loud. Everyone thought I was some sort of psycho or something. That happens to me all the time.
    HeartOfNature HeartOfNature 13-15, F 2 Responses Apr 5

    Your Response

    Cancel

    Once I took an evening class.

    I can not remember the topic but a man asked why women don't call their husbands "My master" anymore (?) I had to leave the classroom. I could not stop laughing. I think I had never laughed so much in my life.
    Prokamin Prokamin 36-40, F 4 Responses Apr 6

    Your Response

    Cancel

    I Got Thrown Out !

    I once attended relaxation classes , I was thrown out for being a disruptive influence on the rest of the class . The tape started up , lovely sounds of the seashore , so far so good , then this very deep voiced breathy woman started to speak the exercises we should do , to me...
    Illiteratetroll Illiteratetroll 46-50 4 Responses Mar 18, 2012

    Your Response

    Cancel

    Family Friend.

    My mum is has a best friend who is very posh and religious. She loves animals. One day she came over for a tea and chat and she started to stroke Henry the big ginger cat. I couldn't control myself she had know idea what she was saying. She said "aren't you a beautiful ginger pus...
    deleted deleted 26-30 5 Responses Mar 27, 2012

    Your Response

    Cancel

    C String Pt 2

    Well I wore it and once the word got out I became the centre of attention with questions asked and many viewings requested. It is more comfortable than I first expected and held in place without an issue for most of the night.  Having said that I did remove it on several...
    saratzuke saratzuke 22-25, F 9 Responses Nov 2, 2013

    Your Response

    Cancel

    I was at my grandma's funeral,

    and while I was distraught by the death of one of my favorite people on this planet, the lady behind me just kept saying "yes lord" over and over and over. It was the way she kept saying it that I couldn't help but laugh. My cousins thought I had lost my mind as here I am...
    cjkord cjkord 31-35, M 6 Responses Apr 4

    Your Response

    Cancel

    I laughed when someone fell down the stair part

    of a bus and slid all the way to the front. I tried to help them up, but I just couldn't help but laugh at how funny it looked
    Adam9988 Adam9988 22-25, M Feb 11

    Your Response

    Cancel

    Once my teacher was giving a serious discussion

    about how some men have such big egos and the room was silent. The teacher came across the word 'balls' and i was the only one who laughed. I laughed hard.
    Lalafancy Lalafancy 18-21, F Mar 22

    Your Response

    Cancel

    Especially while. I have a knack

    for a person's resemblance to beloved characters or. Sometimes I let others in on what is making me laugh.
    malefika malefika 26-30, F Feb 25

    Your Response

    Cancel

    This Is Exactly What I Would Do If Someone Was Watching Me Poo.

     I say this only because when I used to go to the bathroom, there would be people who would look at me while I was going to the bathroom. It was really kind of creepy. I felt exactly like this cat. Deeply disturbing. I mean it wasn't like they were intending to its just the...
    saintargentina saintargentina 26-30, F 1 Response Apr 21, 2013

    Your Response

    Cancel

    THIS IS A TRUE STORY.

    ... I SWEAR TO GOD!!! Okay, so I'm at my grandfathers funeral.... oh, I was about 12 when this happened..... and the ceremony happens, the priest says his stuff, everything is good... Now it's time to lay flowers in the grave. He was popular in the small town he was...
    Rinkigingus Rinkigingus 31-35, M 3 Responses Dec 14, 2013

    Your Response

    Cancel

    There are lots of reasons

    why I might laugh in an inappropriate time. It might some silly thought that pops into my head, that I personally find HILARIOUS (although I'm not sure anyone around me would agree with) and I can't stop myself from laughing. I also tend to laugh when I'm uncomfortable. It's a...
    AnonymousEP77 AnonymousEP77 41-45, M 1 Response Mar 21

    Your Response

    Cancel

    A school psychologist cane to talk to like 5

    girls in a group and them she started saying about how you might start to dislike your parents at this age I starts laughing hysterically and everyone stared at me and the psychologist just looked at me and carry on
    Myshelle13 Myshelle13 16-17, F 2 Responses Mar 2

    Your Response

    Cancel

    I wear a serious face most of the time.

    .once everything else gets serious or a serious matter has been addressed, i laugh out of no where and just keep laughing haha i can't help myself sometimes! Oh well.
    Islandkween Islandkween 18-21, F 1 Response Mar 24

    Your Response

    Cancel

    I was in the middle of class

    and the teacher was having a melt down. He kept rambling on about how we where awful student. I noticed that every time he finished a sentence he would end it in a m'kay. And that reminded me of Mr.Mackey from South Park. And I started laughing. The rest of the class looked at...
    scarpi scarpi 18-21, M 2 Responses Apr 6

    Your Response

    Cancel

    Related Experiences

    I'm a married woman, and my three best friends are male. One has been my bud since high school, another has been my friend since college. My third male best friend always makes...
    FakeIsTheNewReal FakeIsTheNewReal 31-35, F Apr 4

    Your Response

    Cancel
    I love the feeling, the sound and the sight of laughter. I love it when I'm walking somewhere and all of the sudden I hear laughter, it makes me happy and I just can't help but...
    InfiniteEnd InfiniteEnd 16-17, F 1 Response Mar 26

    Your Response

    Cancel
    Two years ago, I hated babies. Then my uncle became a dad and all that changed. That little girl changed me. I love her laugh...it fills me with happiness. A baby's laughter is the...
    McLovin0000 McLovin0000 18-21, F 1 Response Mar 26

    Your Response

    Cancel
    Hard laughter has a great feeling! Luv it!!
    Littlemonster77777 Littlemonster77777 13-15, F 1 Response Mar 31

    Your Response

    Cancel
    I love that random laughter that happens when you suddenly remember something funny or happy And somehow things are always funnier when you're not in a place where you can laugh...
    iiArial iiArial 16-17, F Apr 2