I Wash the Laundry But Fail to Fold and Put Away

Everything else I can do, but clothes they sit in the laundry basket until they make their way on our bodies LOL! 7,978 People

    Hey! I found the coolest YouTube video.

    It teaches you how to fold a tee shirt in like 3 seconds! It really does work. Look for it online and let me know what you think... Please?
    WeirdHammer WeirdHammer
    46-50, F
    Jul 10, 2015

    almost every time ...

    . sad cause I'm a mom
    Yukikazuna95 Yukikazuna95
    18-21, F
    3 Responses Nov 6, 2015

    I thought I was the only one

    who did this. I actually hired a maid for years to do little more than wash, fold and put my clothes away. I have no problem washing them.
    MikeL2017 MikeL2017
    46-50
    Jun 21, 2015

    oh man! have you heard of the Russian hacker

    on youtube? And shows on one of those videos l to reach through the neck of the shirt, and keep doing that was one street after another until you have about 6 shirts on your arm. Then you come back with your hangers, and you will have them on hangers in no time flat. my problem...
    WeirdHammer WeirdHammer
    46-50, F
    Jul 20, 2015

    We have the washing machine,

    the drying machine and now.... ladies and gentleman... I present to youuuu the clothes hanging machine!!! Whoooooooooo *the crowd goes wild*
    JackOLanterns JackOLanterns
    22-25, M
    2 Responses May 27, 2015

    I actually am ok with folding cuz I get to do

    it on the couch watching tv. but I fail to put it away! Such a waste! They never stay folded after rummaging through the basket to find something to wear. so silly!
    southsoundsub southsoundsub
    41-45, F
    Mar 18

    At Least I Have Clean Clothes....

    So right now I have a load of clean clothes in the dryer, a load of clean clothes in the laundry basket, and a load of clean clothes on the bathroom counter. Why is it so hard for me to actually put them away? By the way, I never iron either, so I am always wrinkly. In fact, I...
    Ozzygrl Ozzygrl
    26-30, F
    2 Responses May 9, 2008

    I believe in separating all of my clothes into

    specific baskets... I'LL NEVER FOLD!
    briant0 briant0
    18-21, M
    Jul 7, 2015

    Omg I laughed so hard

    when I saw this!!!! SOOOO me! I actually stopped folding them and just toss them into their respective drawers and even still I have a hard time keeping the clean clothes out of the laundry baskets. Which means all the dirty clothes end up on the floor... Woot!
    ModernHippieMama ModernHippieMama
    26-30, F
    Oct 1, 2014
    chlopo chlopo
    22-25, F
    3 Responses Aug 21, 2015

    I did my laundry yesterday,

    and here it is in its IKEA bags, waiting.
    mercedes810 mercedes810
    26-30, F
    Mar 17
    YourDirtyLaundry YourDirtyLaundry
    26-30, F
    Mar 20

    Ii Dont Have A Problem Washing.

    . But When It Comes To Folding Ii Take 2 Weeks To Do It Lol And Nobodii Doesnt Care To Help Me.. Anyone Else Got That Problem ?
    PrincessTiia PrincessTiia
    16-17, F
    1 Response Nov 20, 2014

    God!!!!!

    Its the bane of my clean room attempts. We SERIOUSLY need to invent robots that fold your clothes for you.
    TheWanderingSupertramp TheWanderingSupertramp
    26-30, M
    Dec 13, 2010

    I finally washed and folded my laundry

    for the first time in years yesterday. And my boyfriend put it away! :3 (I did his laundry too!)
    Amauna Amauna
    22-25, F
    2 Responses Jul 21, 2015

    I chronically do this.

    Laundry is just too much. I can stand to wash the dishes, clean the floors, and anything else, but laundry has too many steps and requires too much maintenance. : /
    piscesdame piscesdame
    26-30, F
    Aug 20, 2015

    I hang my laundry on a line in the garage

    and get it in as I need it
    Janww Janww
    56-60, F
    Sep 9, 2015

    doing all the laundry

    for the week today. the clean clothes pile keeps adding up.
    jess7892 jess7892
    18-21, F
    Nov 19, 2014

    I try to get as much done

    as I could. There are other events I need to attend to other then laundry. I may put a load on, then hang them later on.
    Profweird Profweird
    22-25, M
    Jun 22, 2015

    i just throw it in the clothes section of my

    room. and hope for the best. i don't like to wash clothes to often so i were the clean clothes until it gets dirty.
    techtabtips techtabtips
    31-35, M
    1 Response Oct 17, 2015

    I just firget its in the washer

    for someone else to find lol
    CoraIsAwesome CoraIsAwesome
    16-17, F
    1 Response Nov 11, 2015

    I wish there was a laundry genie to wash

    and put away all my laundry:/
    hinatahyuga809 hinatahyuga809
    18-21, F
    3 Responses Aug 21, 2015

    Folding Laundry

    Hey group!  I just joined up, and I thought I'd share my thoughts about folding laundry. Most steps involved in doing laundry take a relatively small amount of time.  Gather up the laundry; 5 minutes, throw it in the washer; 5 minutes, put it in the dryer; 2 minutes...
    SingsDevilMusic SingsDevilMusic
    36-40, M
    2 Responses Jun 22, 2009

    I wash my clothes, but more then anything I

    hate folding and putting them away, sometimes I will, but a lot of times they just go into a clean basket.
    HisLittleAriel HisLittleAriel
    26-30, F
    Jul 2, 2015

    I hate doing laundry.

    wish I could just buy new clothes each time.
    tiffsica tiffsica
    46-50, F
    4 Responses Apr 20, 2015

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    manusundr manusundr
    46-50, M
    Aug 22, 2015

    arg! the washer/dryer is actully IN the closet!

    and it still ends up in a basket on the floor!! it's literally RIGHT THERE!? wtf brain...
    Gureiify Gureiify
    26-30, T
    Feb 19

    I think as long as everyone has clean clothes

    to wear Im doing pretty good. So what if they are a little wrinkled. I get fussy when my family complains about it
    deleted deleted
    26-30
    Aug 22, 2015

    I did laundry Sunday

    and I am going to try to finish putting everything away today. Ugh ??
    NoteWorthyLady NoteWorthyLady
    22-25, F
    1 Response Aug 21, 2015

    I did fold the clothes

    that I am going to wear to go to places but those for around here I don't fold. LOL I did laundry on the 3rd and my laundry still sits on my ironing board.
    usuallyup4u usuallyup4u
    51-55, M
    2 Responses Sep 7, 2015

    Laundry Thoughts

    wasn't sure where to post this really. But this group almost makes sense because I think it's my lack of putting away my clothes regularly that led to my epiphany today. But whatever the reason, I realised as I hung my clothes out on the line that it was almost the best way to...
    anadude anadude
    22-25, M
    Jul 6, 2010

    We need to talk. I know

    that you’ve felt neglected lately, you never say anything but I hear your silent screams begging for attention. I frankly don’t know where I went wrong, I feel guilty because I always said I’d never ignore you like this. I know that I been promising to change, there are...
    MissMimiMusic MissMimiMusic
    22-25, F
    3 Responses Aug 20, 2015

    Must Follow Through

    This is the part I dislike the most about doing laundry.  Putting it away. I get it washed, dryed, and folded.  But then run out of steam to put it away.
    Grits4life Grits4life
    46-50, F
    4 Responses Feb 2, 2009

    I'm Too Lazy I Guess

    My time is better spent going for a walk (you know, getting out, getting air, and getting exercise agt the same time) or cleanin this apartment up or playing GameCube, listening to an audio book or just being on EP. It's not as if the laundry actually needs to be folded, as long...
    AngelaDark AngelaDark
    31-35, F
    1 Response Nov 24, 2007

    not! I'm lying! I don't

    even wash the laundry : ) my dad has been doing it while I'm on bed rest
    deleted deleted
    26-30
    1 Response Sep 8, 2015

    When the huge pile of folded clothes on top of

    the dryer starts to lean, and I have nowhere else to add reinforcements, this is when I have to put away :/ Dun Dunnn Dunnnnnn
    joyfulcloudofsorrow joyfulcloudofsorrow
    31-35, F
    Jul 2, 2015

    Today I started loving her again

    but she don't love me cause I never put my clothes away. I got over her just long enough to put my socks away . Hahaha hey guys tonight I'm putting my laundry away can you believe it. Yes We Can ! :)
    usuallyup4u usuallyup4u
    51-55, M
    1 Response Sep 21, 2015

    I do good for about a week,

    and then go back to my "neat" piles to sort clothes, lol
    ModifiedMamaofTwo ModifiedMamaofTwo
    18-21, F
    Aug 19, 2015

    well i have issue of my clothes not fitting in

    dressers the drawers are not talk enough or not deep enough or not wide enough or dresser won't fit in my current living situation so I literally have 2 laundry baskets and a clothes hamper i just dig out of the clean basket every day a few wrinkles won't hurt as long as they...
    Rich112986 Rich112986
    22-25, M
    Sep 9, 2015

    Its a Vicious Circle

    yesterday i washed two loads of clothes and dried them...i then folded four piles of clean clothes and they are currenlty waiting to be put away!!!  this wont happen today.. i just cant be bothered!  today....ive got another two loads of clothes to sort out and fold...
    deleted deleted
    26-30
    5 Responses Nov 3, 2007

    I like to think of this literally.

    Yes, I will wash clothes all day long, but folding? Heh. I've actually tossed a few clothes at my dog and said,"just do your best, try your hand at it." But I also see this in a figurative light. I feel like we as a people can "wash" ourselves in any way possible so that our...
    MisAnalogy MisAnalogy
    16-17, F
    1 Response Aug 19, 2015

    I Do Put Them In My Drawers Though

    Why should I fold them when It's not like they get dirty just cause they're not folded. Why bother. I have two laundry baskets so it's not like dirty clothes are mixed in with clean ones.
    RedLippedRequiem RedLippedRequiem
    18-21, F
    1 Response Dec 22, 2011
    deleted deleted
    26-30
    Aug 12, 2014

    Come wash my cloths and fold it

    and put it away lol
    KittyCakeBooty KittyCakeBooty
    13-15, F
    Mar 8

    My boyfriend promised me

    that he will do all the folding in the future. I told him I'll do everything else in return except fold laundry. Hmmm isn't he a sweet guy? I think i found my match :)
    Qtrelle Qtrelle
    26-30, F
    1 Response Jan 20, 2015

    Im so lazy I'm gonna fall asleep in this pile

    of hot laundry it's so cozy.
    ThaQueen2 ThaQueen2
    18-21, F
    2 Responses Oct 5, 2014
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