(Closed) What are YOUR annoying habits or OCD things?

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Post # 4
1829 posts
Buzzing bee
  • Wedding: July 2011

I can’t believe there aren’t more bees with annoying habits or a bit of OCD!  I share your hatred of big eating utensils – I only eat with a teaspoon or a small salad fork; it drives me crazy that Fiance uses ‘normal’ utensils! 

I also can’t stand clothes that aren’t folded the right way.  I will unfold them and re-fold them to get the creases correct.

*  drawers or cupboards being left open

* piles of anything that are not in nice, straight lines

* leaving dishes in the sink

* clothes left on the floor

I’m sure I could go on and on but will stop for now.


Post # 5
3222 posts
Sugar bee
  • Wedding: August 2011

I am soooo weird. 

here goes:

– peel and paint my nails at least once a day. If the polish is chipped, i sit there and peel all of the polish off my nails, and re-paint them. Drives Fiance nuts.

– Bed HAS to be made before I get into it. If the covers aren’t straight, forget it…I won’t sleep at all.

– I hate seeing cords. They have to be tucked away or I just start unplugging things and trying to make it so I can’t see them.

– I clean at all hours of the night. If I’m having a bad day, I start cleaning at 11pm. It wasn’t until I lived with Fiance that I realized that wasn’t normal. C’mon, what’s wrong with vacuuming at midnight??

I’m sure there are more…but I just can’t think of them at the moment πŸ™‚

Post # 6
1941 posts
Buzzing bee
  • Wedding: June 2012

I share a lot of qualities with you ladies πŸ™‚

@elliegraye: People dishing out my food. People using “my cup” I have a coffee bowl/mug that I am stupidly overprotective of. Big forks and small spoons, I like salad forks and soup spoons.

@Ree723: Drawers being left open. Clothes being left on the floor. Dishes being left on the counter (no prob w/ them in the sink, as long as they make it to the dishwasher!)

@napabridekelsey: Bed being made before bedtime, I’m SOO glad I’m not the only one πŸ™‚ Oh, and I love cleaning at night, too!

Some of my own: Starting to watch a tv show and not being able to finish it. My Fiance not closing the cereal box the right way. Just bc he can’t notice it’s stale doesn’t mean I can’t! Being woken up. Having to wake up when I’ve had less than six/seven hours sleep. (I’m mean!)

Oh, and I could write a BOOK about my pet peeves while driving.

K…. I’m gonna leave it at that for the night πŸ™‚

Post # 7
156 posts
Blushing bee
  • Wedding: August 2011

I know this is probably SO weird but if I even have to pee a little bit before bed, I have to get up. Even.If.It’s.One.Drop. It’s SO weird. I cannot go to bed without a completely empty bladder. I should just wear a diaper lol so I wouldn’t have to get up so much.

– I have hundereds of nails polishes and when I paint my nail if I see one airbubble, I chip them all off.

-I refuse to use a towel that hasn’t been in the dryer 5 minutes before I shower

Those are pretty much the weird ones lol. Gosh I realize how weird I am now that I type it out haha.

Post # 8
1941 posts
Buzzing bee
  • Wedding: June 2012

I have to do the pee thing before bed, too! …. and the nail polish thing. Haha I’m thinking I might actually have OCD. dun dun dun…. πŸ˜‰

Post # 9
1046 posts
Bumble bee
  • Wedding: June 2011

I’m a nail biter. Have been since I was a kid.

I also have this weird habit of smelling things. Especially food. I smell damn near everything. Things you would never think to smell. New universal TV remote? Yep, sniffed it. That chocolate that I’ve been eating for years? Yep, sniff each piece before I eat it.  It can be reall annoying, but only because people think I’m a looney.

I also talk to strangers, almost compulsively. I was raised in the South where that is common, but it’s certainly not accepted up here in the Pacific Northwest. It really seems to bother Fiance sometimes, which is surprising, because his mother was also raised in the south. She and I are soooo much alike. You’d think he’d be used to this part.

I hate raw meat. I will bag it the second I pick it at the store. It has to be kept under the cart away from the other foods while we finishing shopping. At check out, it’s the last thing on the conveyor belt. It HAS to be bagged all by it’s self. I have made stores switch out items they placed in bags with raw meat, it’s that bad. I once got home from the store to find my steak packed in with bread and fruit (!), I drove my happy ass 4 miles back to the store and asked for replacement bread and fruits. Cooking it is a pain too. I keep latex gloves in my kitchen just for handling meat. I always end up washing my hands 6 or 7 times during dinner prep because I’m worried about bacteria cross-contamination.

Post # 10
5106 posts
Bee Keeper
  • Wedding: September 2011

@napabridekelsey: Oh my! I can’t stand when the sheets are all crazy and disheveled. It makes me insane! Fiance likes to roll and take the blankets with him when he sleeps and they are a mess when I come home. He can slide into them while they’re still a mess and I can’t deal. I have to tuck the corners of the sheet, straighten it out along with the comforter. And don’t even get me started about the tag of said comforter being at the foot of the bed. (That is it’s HOME.)

If I have a zit, or spot on my face or anywhere on my body I cannot. leave. it. alone. Then it blows up into something monsterous and fugly.

I can’t stand for my feet to be dry and touch ANYTHING. Especially blankets that they can get snagged on….blahhhhhh. Makes my skin CRAWL!

I brush my teeth A LOT. I have a toothbrush and mouthwash in my locker at work.

I don’t like fried chicken.

The shower curtain must be closed at all times.

There are more, but I don’t want you guys to think I’m TOO much of a freak πŸ˜‰


Post # 11
7695 posts
Bumble Beekeeper
  • Wedding: August 2010

@elliegraye: DH hates big forks/spoons too! Weird!


– I crack my knuckles all the time.

-I hate the shower curtain being left open

-drawers/cabinets being left open

-if I am writing something and my handwriting doesnt look as perfect as it could be or if I make an accidental mark I will start on a new page of paper


Post # 12
3942 posts
Honey bee

I hate big forks too!!

  • I always set my alarm for an odd time. I get up at 6am on the weekdays, but my alarm is set for like 6:02 or 6:03…
  • I paint my nails every other day, whether they need to be or not. I don’t think I have ever gone to work without them being painted.
    • I can’t sleep in an un-made bed
    • I dont like walking around bare feet, not even in the summer.
    • Cleaning helps me relax. I can’t relax on the weekends if I know there is a room in the house that needs cleaning

    I am so strange

    Post # 13
    9824 posts
    Buzzing Beekeeper

    Well, I actually have OCD. As in, I take medication for it and have a doctor for it. My biggest thing is, I have to check the mail before I can relax and get on with my day. It makes my husband crazy to take me anywhere if we haven’t checked the mail, and when we got out of town my parents know they have to call me and let me know what was in the mail. I don’t know why this is, it just is. Kinda sucks.

    Post # 14
    3526 posts
    Sugar bee
    • Wedding: August 2010

    My most annoying habit for my husband is not closing doors all the way.

    I have an issue with not closing closet doors, cabinets, etc. I have gotten SO much better though! πŸ˜‰

    My OCD is chicken. Yuck. When we cut chicken I have to spray the whole counter twice with bleach. Some days it’s so bad I have to make my husband cut it.

    Post # 15
    5106 posts
    Bee Keeper
    • Wedding: September 2011

    @Gerbera: I don’t cook chicken for this reason. I can’t stand to touch it when it’s raw. It’s all slimy. Blech. The most I can do it toss it in a crock pot. lol

    Post # 16
    3526 posts
    Sugar bee
    • Wedding: August 2010


    hehe. On bad days I have to change my clothes and take a shower after cutting chicken! I haven’t done that in a while though.

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