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    Not Sweet On Your Dinner Choice

    | VIC, Australia | Parents & Guardians

    Dad: “Get yourself something to eat, anything.”

    (I get some chocolate from the pantry.)

    Me: “Anythiiiiiiing?”

    Dad: *without looking* “Anything.”

    Me: *waves the chocolate around, making a noise* “Anythiiiiiiiiiiiing?”

    Dad: *starts to go outside* “Yes, anything.”

    Me: *gives up and holds the chocolate in front of his face* “ANYTHIIIIIIIIIIIING?”

    Dad: “What’s this? No! Get some food!”

    Me: “Technically, it’s food…”

    The Force Is Strong In My Family…

    | Fife, Scotland, UK | Parents & Guardians

    (I have just got home from university for the weekend. My mum and I are in the living room making quiet, idle conversation. It’s quite late, and my dad has gone to bed. I’m a bit of a nerd.)

    Me: “So, are you looking forward to the new Star Wars film?”

    Mum: “Y-”

    Dad: *loud, somewhat disembodied yell* “YES! I CAN’T WAIT!”

    Me: *exchanging surprised looks with Mum* “Looks like The Force isn’t the only thing being awakened.”

    Family Love Is In The Air

    | West Sussex, England, UK | Sons & Daughters

    (I am lying in bed with my two-year-old daughter, having a cuddle. I look at her, thinking how much I love her, what a good little girl she is and how adorable she can be.)

    Me: “I love you, [Daughter].”

    (She then looks back at me, raises her bum and back off the bed, and farts. Loudly.)

    Daughter: “I love you, fart.”

    (She takes after her dad.)

    I Tire Of Your Antics

    | USA | Parents & Guardians

    (I am driving with my dad. We are looking to pull over for a break, when we see a car on the side of the road, near our intended exit. My dad is driving, while I’m navigating.)

    Me: “Yeesh, I’d hate to be stuck that close to the road while changing a tire.”

    Dad: “Yeah, that sucks…”

    (The driver comes into view. It’s a young woman, around my age, wearing bright pink, tight-fitting yoga pants. She’s bent over the tire, her pink posterior sticking up in the air.)

    Dad: “Oh! It’s a female! We have to help!” *immediately begins to pull over*

    Me: *entirely bemused as I’ve never seen him act like this*

    (We pull up in front of the car. As I’m on the safe side I get out first.)

    Me: “Hiya! Need help?”

    Driver: “Nope! Just finished. Thanks, though!”

    (She then proceeds to take her equipment and put it away. My dad has just now come over.)

    Me: “S’alright, Dad, she’s finished.”

    Dad: “You sure?”

    Me: *giving him a “You serious?” look* “Yeah, Dad, she’s good. Get in the car and let’s go.”

    (It should also be noted, I’m a female and Dad taught me how to change tires so I wouldn’t be stuck in this situation. He denies it, but I’m pretty sure my sixty-year-old dad just wanted to help out because he saw her a** in yoga pants, especially since I have never seen him leap to help someone so quickly. Still haven’t decided if I should tell Mom yet…)

    I Have A Background In Defunct Websites

    | Newark, DE, USA | Siblings

    (My sister and I are browsing the kids’ section at a retail store. She spots a bright, multi-colored girls’ winter jacket covered in stars, nebulas, and other cosmic designs.)

    Sister: “Wow! That coat looks like somebody’s MySpace background threw up on it.”

    Red-Hot Romance

    | UT, USA | Boyfriends & Girlfriends, Siblings

    (I am dating a boy with rust-colored hair. He is the youngest in his family, which otherwise consists entirely of people with dark brown hair, and the next youngest sibling is twenty years older than him.)

    Me: “You’re a natural redhead?”

    Boyfriend: “Yes!”

    Me: “But everyone else in your family is dark-haired… That is strange.”

    Boyfriend: “Well, my parents waited twenty years after my brother to have me, so they got a little rusty at it.”