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I Love Cleanliness But I Hate Cleaning

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    Ugh Cleaning... - It's not even that I hate cleaning, I just hate trying to find the time to clean! I just don't have it. Between my 6 year old and my 3 month old I don't have a...
    CuteInChaos CuteInChaos 18-21, F Oct 28, 2011

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    LOL - The saddest part about me hating to clean is that I clean some houses for side work and extra cash...
    FolsomOrchid FolsomOrchid 26-30, F 2 Responses May 17, 2008

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    Cleanliness - It is true, I love cleanliness and I hate cleaning.  I always seem to procrastinate when it needs being done and once it is done though, I don't regret putting my...
    Whateverrrrr Whateverrrrr 36-40, F Aug 30, 2011

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    I Wish It Was Easier - How I wish I could just wave a magic wand and the mess would disappear. Since I know that will never happen, I'll just have to wait till the kids leave...
    jcue1976 jcue1976 31-35, F 1 Response May 31, 2012

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    *Sigh* - Sometimes I wish all those crumbs and dirty underwear would just pick themselves up lol.
    paperalias paperalias 22-25, F 1 Response Nov 29, 2007

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    Cleaning Life Never Ending - I grew up in a very strict home cleaning was a way of life for my parents white glove inspection everyday we would wake up an there was a cleaning plan...
    september926 september926 41-45, F Jan 22, 2012

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    I Feel the Same - every time i clean the apt, i tell myself it's going to stay like that!  well....a few hours and a 5yr old later....yeah.  my intentions are good tho...
    KinkyFlower KinkyFlower 31-35, F Jun 2, 2009

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    I Like Cleanliness But Hate To Clean - I use to not mind cleaning but after being a janitor for over 20 years  6 nights a week   I have gotten to hate cleaning.
    aquarius3 aquarius3 61-65 Feb 3, 2012

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    It Makes Me Vomit - I hate cleaning dishes the most because sometimes my mom cooks things that I don't like and I try not to give attention to the disgusting Look of the food stain...
    Shumway21 Shumway21 18-21, M Jan 15, 2012

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    My Renovations Are Complete....but Oh the Mess. - my kitchen fell victim to a few over zealous workmen with sledge hammers......they didn't seem to mind the noise OR the mess, in...
    c8lorraine c8lorraine 56-60 2 Responses Mar 7, 2009

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    Personal cleanliness is keeping yourself and your personal surroundings clean. It is very important to have good hygiene to be healthy.
    samanthathegreat samanthathegreat 31-35, F 2 Responses Feb 22

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    Mom's Maid - I love my mom... the fun parts... the sweet parts... But for the most part-- for almost my whole life, I have been her maid... AND my brother.... She said she was...
    BurgundyGirl BurgundyGirl 36-40, F Jan 7, 2010

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    One of Biggest Wishes In Life - if i ever won the lottery, one of the very first things i would do is find and hire an obsessive compulsive housekeeper. i would love to live in a...
    kittten kittten 46-50, F 1 Response Jan 5, 2008

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    Well, Some of It - I don't hate all cleaning just certain things. I like doing laundry but I hate hate hate doing dishes. I love cleaning the bathroom and tidying up my bedroom but...
    DelightfulBabe08 DelightfulBabe08 26-30 Aug 31, 2008

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    Dusting Is Evil - I hate dusting more than anything else. I also hate dust. I work hard to keep things clean and organized, but I get distracted very easily, and often forget to...
    eyes eyes 31-35, F 4 Responses Aug 16, 2008

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    Don't We All -     don't we all love cleaniness but hate to clean . i just hate to clean . but love a clean , well made room .
    deleted deleted 26-30 Dec 6, 2009

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    Yet I Clean - It's a chore I can't escape. A lazy Mom is much worse than any lazy person.
    LordVoldemort LordVoldemort 36-40, F 3 Responses May 31, 2009

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    Everything Has To Be Perfect.. - ...so please Darling can you help me cleaning?? It's always like this at home, I'm always complaining about how messy the house is and rarely...
    Vaiolet Vaiolet 18-21, F 2 Responses Mar 13, 2010

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    Being Clean - I hate to clean!! But I have to have a clean organized atmosphere.  I can't have a lot of clutter, and i hate walking on a  floor that has dirt on it when I...
    jesl16 jesl16 19-21, F Nov 9, 2007

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    Procrastination - I am generally a tidy person but you can always tell when I should be doing an assignment or studing for an exam, I got the sudden desire to clean everything in...
    fishnetglo fishnetglo 18-21, F Feb 8, 2012

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    I So Do -     I like the way things look. When I get done cleaning. I just don't like having to clean it again. When some one messes it up. That kind of makes me mad. My family...
    acjf acjf 22-25, F Jan 12, 2011

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    Never Liked to Clean But I Do - If cleanliness is next to Godliness then I most certainly wouldn't be allowed to stand next to him.  I am more of a "lived in" type...
    fungirlmmm fungirlmmm 41-45, F 17 Responses May 17, 2008

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    Especially - when the need for cleaning isn't mine...like right now my roommate left the house lookin a mess, ****** me off
    GoldieMtZion GoldieMtZion 26-30, F Dec 8, 2007

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    Eek. - I especially hate dust. It really really grosses me out.
    razzmatazz razzmatazz F Sep 1, 2007

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    What The Fark! - If there is one thing I know, to clean up after others sucks! I had to clean up after five kids and that man I was married to for years. Then the @$$clown decides...
    deleted deleted 26-30 2 Responses Jan 12, 2012

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    Advice Needed. - I am the type of person who looks in awe when I go into a clean house, because truth be told I love cleanliness, but I'm such a procrastinator that I don't clean...
    Navaura Navaura 26-30, F Jan 16, 2010

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    Fixed My Problem - I think I have fixed my problem. I still have to clean, but not as much.  I surface clean and I have hired two ladies to deep clean my house every other...
    dixie934 dixie934 41-45, F Nov 28, 2007

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    I Need To Clean Again ? - I love A clean house and I also hate to clean I procrastinate as long as possable. As badly as I hate to clean i am happy when it is all done & I feel...
    1woody 1woody 36-40, M Jan 12, 2012

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    Gross - I hate filth and I HATE when things are out of place. It drives me crazy. Even my messes are organized in some way. But the crazy thing is the thought that I have to clean...
    aja6693 aja6693 18-21, F 1 Response Feb 3, 2012

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    Overwhelmed - I Love Cleanliness But I Hate Cleaning.  Right now I'm supposed to be cleaning my basement, family room, computer room but my computer 'beckoned me' so I got on...
    Insomniac Insomniac 51-55, F Apr 11, 2009

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    Hate Cleaning The Shower - Tonight I bought one of those automatic sprayers... Lets see how it works...
    MISTRESSROXY MISTRESSROXY 36-40, F 3 Responses Jan 7, 2010

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    Yup - I like a clean environment. I don't mind messiness for the most part, but at least semi-cleanliness is nice. But I absolutely abhor cleaning. I'm definitely not housewife...
    ladyzantorian ladyzantorian 18-21, F Feb 3, 2012

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    Fly Lady Was My Saviour - This is just a quick one. Being a creative person, order and discipline are a challenge. I've always got something more interesting on the agenda than...
    Fragranthands Fragranthands 46-50, F 4 Responses Jan 14, 2012

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    Typical - I hate cleaning.... Which is why I am writing this post about it, because I am avoiding cleaning. LOL. Anyways, I hate it.. I am not sure why. I think it's because my ADD...
    Dollbaby02 Dollbaby02 26-30 Sep 7, 2013

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    I Feel Like I Just Got Hit By A Truck! - For the longest time I have been cleaning my parents home all by myself. I really shouldn't because I have really bad allergies...
    4vrUnique 4vrUnique 46-50 3 Responses Apr 16, 2010

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    Want the Job? - Need a maid...I hate cleaning...but love my house to be clean. Use to have a cleaning service...perhaps I need to go that route again...:) Anyone want the job...
    Lexus Lexus 36-40, F 10 Responses Nov 11, 2007

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    As The Saying Goes Why Clean When You Have To - start over again in 3 months...lol.I think cleanliness is important but I would rather be doing something else than cleaning.  It...
    curiouswomaniam curiouswomaniam 31-35, F Jan 16, 2011

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    Sooo... here I am trying to be all motivated into cleaning my room and the house because it is time to have my man over and I want everything perfect. I hate domestic tasks. :/
    XxSweetxSuffocationxX XxSweetxSuffocationxX 16-17, F 1 Response Feb 16

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    Typicall - I hate cleaning.... Which is why I am writing this post about it, because I am avoiding cleaning. LOL. Anyways, I hate it.. I am not sure why. I think it's because my...
    Dollbaby03 Dollbaby03 26-30, F 1 Response Oct 1, 2013

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    Where's My Housecleaning Fairy? - I DESPISE cleaning.  Just thinking about it gets me into a foul mood. lol.  I usually end up leaving it so long that I don't know where...
    Danika Danika 31-35, F 4 Responses Nov 11, 2007

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    I've Been Thinking About This... - I've got to say.. whoever posted this topic is such an understanding person ^.^ I remembered the day my best friend came to my room .. He said...
    kanyakatoon kanyakatoon 22-25, F 1 Response Jan 12, 2011

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    My Bedroom - Nothing's better than coming to a clean ...CLEAN house (specifically bedroom) after a long day of work an school..but then it's like after goofing around and possibly...
    lostprophet lostprophet 22-25, F Dec 12, 2010

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    Story Of My Life! - I want everything to be orderly and clean, but it's nearly impossible for me. When I was a child I was a hoarder so now I have waaay too many things and not...
    emilylightning emilylightning 16-17 Sep 29, 2013

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    Dull, Dull, Dull. - I'm a procrastinator anyway - but even more so with cleaning. I tend to leave my room alone for a couple of months and let it get into a right state - I know...
    SaharaOdeil SaharaOdeil 22-25, F 1 Response May 17, 2008

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    Cleanliness - Cleanliness,Love it,Trouble is,Hate cleaning,This war,Can I ever win?
    lazycrazybasket lazycrazybasket 46-50, M 1 Response Mar 10, 2012

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