I Need to Clean My House Right Now

Personal Stories, Advice, and Support 395 People


    i dont wanna do the dishes...im sick that should mean i dont have too.
    char08 char08
    18-21, F
    May 6, 2008

    No Motivation

    House is an absolute mess. So much to do, no idea where to start. If only I could download some freeware maid program...Looking at all the mess just makes me feel like a failure.
    newmurderer newmurderer
    2 Responses Jan 1, 2011

    I Am So Overwhelmed Right Now =(

    First off I would like to say my home is livable. Right now I am overwhelmed. I feel like I'm the only one that does the *REAL* cleaning. By that I mean the cleaning where chemicals are involved windex, clorox etc ... My husband is NO HELP!!! He shifts piles of clutter. He has a...
    missing missing
    22-25, F
    4 Responses Jul 4, 2008

    A Life Time of Clutter........

    I can't remember a time when cleaning didn't mean figuring out how to reorganize all of the stuff to make it look like there was less.  I have "lost" things only to end up with 2 or 3 of the same thing because I couldnt find it at the time.  I don't like...
    teagan79 teagan79
    1 Response Aug 16, 2009

    Yet, Where Am I?

    I'm on EP, hoping that this will distract me long enough so I can put off cleaning until yet another day.  Cleaning is when I procrastinate the most!  UGH!
    debmichelle debmichelle
    Jun 22, 2008

    Worked On The Kitchen Today

    did ok. washed all the dishes. cleared the junk off the top of the microwave. mopped the floor, that was a big production. it ain't spotless but i did do somethin'!
    onatavia onatavia
    41-45, F
    1 Response Nov 15, 2009

    Rediculously Dirty

    now i hate cleaning, but i really need to. always need to actually. i have 2 kids, so my house always looks like i have 10. i don't know how people keep up, really. suggestions would be a really great thing. i mean, if it isn't toys or books it is something my husband drug out...
    lostcancerian lostcancerian
    31-35, F
    4 Responses Apr 26, 2007

    Rense....just Read And You Will Know....

    I advise anyone whom reads this to check out > rense.com< If you have not already done so. I have read info from this site for over 12 yrs now and needless to say opened my eyes to alot ....yea that smoke screen left me years ago. Check it out so then you can make some...
    SweeterThenHoney SweeterThenHoney
    36-40, F
    1 Response Mar 19, 2012

    Yes I Have To Have A Clean House All The Time...

    Ok I am a little OCD...I can't stand a dirty house...dirty dishes or a nasty floor with anything stuck on it. Everything has to be clean and smell fresh. Same with my clothes everything has a place and must be clean. I feel like I can't go do anything unless my house is in order...
    preciousHrt preciousHrt
    36-40, F
    5 Responses Jan 14, 2012

    of Course...but I Hate Clea...

    of course...but i hate cleaning...i let my roommate do it most of the time....
    FreeByrd FreeByrd
    22-25, F
    1 Response May 6, 2008

    Most Definetly. ...

    Most definetly. It's a freakin' mess.
    sondosia sondosia
    18-21, F
    Jan 10, 2007

    Round N' Round I Go!!!

    Now I only have an 8 month old, but he's CRAZY into everything. And when he's not playing his game of 'search and destroy' (hahahhaa) then he's wanting to be held (rotten, i know). While I make a priority out of CLEANING-cleaning (stuff like keeping the floors, toilets, cooking...
    Whitknee Whitknee
    18-21, F
    May 7, 2008

    But I Don't Clean Often...

    But I don't clean often.. Its not that I'm messy, its that I have a house husband that does it for me. We switched roles and its wonderful!
    breezygirl69 breezygirl69
    31-35, F
    May 7, 2008

    Ooooh, Yes. ...

    Ooooh, yes. The carpet hasn't been shampooed since we moved here, the desks are scattered with year-old envelopes and miscellanies paperbacks, and my room is... well, it isn't as bad as the rest of the house, but it's so easy to get a small room messy!
    AntOnTheMirror AntOnTheMirror
    18-21, F
    May 20, 2007

    i Have 3 Kids and 2 Other P...

    i have 3 kids and 2 other people living here i always need to clean
    freakdizzle83 freakdizzle83
    May 7, 2008
    bandchicklover bandchicklover
    16-17, F
    Jul 10, 2014

    What's Up With This?

    I have a real problem with cleaning my house. I think it's some kind of mental block. It's not filthy just cluttered,disorganized and dusty! I have dirty dishes piled up and I have a dishwasher! I start things and don't finish them. I don't like the fact that my house is like...
    lotus lotus
    51-55, F
    4 Responses Feb 20, 2007

    Still Redecorating

    My house is a mess at the moment because I started redecorating when I moved in at the end of october and I've moved from room to room while I do it. I thought I would be finished before Christmas but it didn't work out that way and it will probably be spring before it's straight...
    deleted deleted
    2 Responses Jan 20, 2011

    I Need to Do the Dishes!&nb...

    I need to do the dishes!  My husband and I have been so busy lately that we acctually have dishes that haven't been washed in a month.  We use paper plates and plastic silverware when we acctually eat at home.  I need to do something about it, and soon.
    institches1981 institches1981
    26-30, F
    May 6, 2008

    It's Messy

    My house is definitely in  need of a good cleaning.  It's more cluttered than anything, but that makes it look dirty.  A little picking up would do some wonders.  I've just got to get off of my butt and do it. 
    silvermystics silvermystics
    51-55, F
    May 28, 2007

    One Week Later...

    this weekend i am tackling the bathroom.  i woke up at 2am couldn't get back to sleep, so i went in and started cleaning the tub and shower.  how weird is that??  later in the day i cleared off the sink countertop, and scrubbed it.  i put some toilet bowl...
    onatavia onatavia
    41-45, F
    3 Responses Nov 21, 2009

    Need Accountability For Cleaning !!

    Hi Folks!! I found the experience project...by googling the phrase " I need someone to inspect my house cleaning.."   ...  Yep.. my house is BAD... it's BAD-BAD!!    I have many reasons that I could apply to explain why and how it's gotten this way... and too why I can't...
    dwlewis273 dwlewis273
    Nov 7, 2011

    Need To Clean!!!

    i tried a couple of weeks ago to get my room and the rest of the house in some sort of decent shape, but i must be the only person in the world, that by the time im finnished, i discover that im left with a bigger mess than when i started lol!!!
    cowshed123 cowshed123
    31-35, M
    10 Responses Nov 16, 2009

    Guess What I'll Be Doing Tomorrow!

    I have too many distractions. Tomorrow I need to declutter and clean up my house and work on doing the same with my life. I can control my house more though that's why I figured I'd start there.
    hellokinley hellokinley
    13-15, F
    1 Response May 22, 2010

    There Must Be a Way

    I absolutely hate cleaning my house - not because it's work (I can always use the exercise), but because there are so many other things I could be doing with my time that are so much more fun and/or creative. I spend 50 hours a week or more at a job that leaves me spiritually...
    siren1971 siren1971
    36-40, F
    5 Responses Nov 15, 2007

    I Love to Clean... ...

    I love to clean... anything but my room!
    khelm24 khelm24
    1 Response Jan 10, 2007

    No One Else Seems To Care

      We actually have a beautiful home but I cannot stand the way it looks right now. I need to at least clean the kitchen today. Everybody just drops their stuff there. I'm so sick of picking up everybody's ****. I'm sick of picking up bathroom towels left on the...
    Goddess65 Goddess65
    41-45, F
    Oct 15, 2012

    I have a "spare" room where i tend to dump everything. When i have a few days off i'll wade through the crap and do some cleaning in there!
    sinfulaussie sinfulaussie
    26-30, F
    1 Response Jan 10, 2007

    My Daughter Is Over Right Now ...

    My daughter is over right now and it is like trying to vacuum the forest.
    rockwellmark rockwellmark
    36-40, M
    May 19, 2007

    Yeah, My House Needs a Bit of Cleaning...

    ...but I have more important things to do right now like: relaxing in my chair with my dogs talking with my EP friends watching the snow fall enjoying a peaceful Sunday and maybe taking a nap later
    ShewhoisEvolving ShewhoisEvolving
    56-60, F
    1 Response Dec 9, 2007

    It's An Effing Wreck!

    There's been this adorable guy that's been harassing me for like, days.  I've not done much other than sit here and talk to him - and it's starting to show. I had to pay my mom to do the laundry.  I'm so ashamed.
    deleted deleted
    1 Response Dec 1, 2006

    All in one weekend I need to vacuum the carpets,

    clean the linens, scrub the bathroom, and do the dishes. I really ought to mop the floor as well. It's giving me anxiety to think about it.
    TheGreanBean TheGreanBean
    36-40, F
    1 Response Oct 23, 2015

    There Are Always Toys On the F...

    There are always toys on the floor and loads of stuff to do when you have a baby.  But I stayed up last night and so today I get to relax.
    lisaj0410 lisaj0410
    31-35, F
    May 20, 2007

    i Always Need to Clean My H...

    i always need to clean my house, keeping motivated enough to keep on top of it is impossible, because it is such a ****** job lol. if i could afford a cleaner i would lol. but until that day, i will just have to leave in caos getting things done as and when lol.  
    lushandlippy lushandlippy
    18-21, F
    May 6, 2008

    Ya'll won't believe it.

    I did it. I finally did what I thought was impossible! I cleaned my house!
    Emilia0659 Emilia0659
    18-21, F
    Dec 5, 2014

    Really Really Bad Problem...

    I feel very ashamed and pathetic... I have a mental problem with the cleaning.... I have depression and when something difficult happens into my life... I react in different bad ways... like now. This is not as bad as it has been in the past for me... I am working very...
    xiatheelf xiatheelf
    26-30, F
    Dec 1, 2008

    Mother In Law Visit, Need I Say More?!?!?

    Now I know mother in laws aren't really that bad, sorry for the stereo-type. But mine is a perfectionist... Of other people. And will voice it. Things like, 'Wow, honey, have you ever cleaned your ceiling fan?' or 'You know the refrigerator has wheels so you can clean behind it...
    PaperRoses PaperRoses
    18-21, F
    1 Response Jul 2, 2007

    I Am Too In-orderly

    On my floor and on my desk right now, school papers cover most of it, and I never seem to find any papers that I need. By bag is just the same. But I think I'll wait 2 weeks until I've finished the end-of-year exams before I clean up the mess. However, I've started to...
    myspip myspip
    18-21, M
    1 Response May 20, 2007

    What a Mess

    I really should be cleaning. My cousin is coming in from california in 12 hrs,  The room he will be staying in is completely wrecked. i don't even want to walk in there.... let alone sleep there. It has been the cat room for a few months......he is allergic to cats -_- I...
    Tacit Tacit
    22-25, F
    5 Responses Jul 4, 2008

    I Need a Live In Maid

    98.9% of the time I am a (ANAL) CLEAN FREAK (who likes to clean)- the type that MAKES YOU take your shoes off when you walk into my house (ya, thanks MOM for passing those traits on to me!!) house is always clean, vaccumed, dusted, floors cleaned etc. Normally I keep up with...
    deleted deleted
    May 7, 2008

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