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DearSugar's Venting Machine: Hello? Hello?

DearSugar's Venting Machine: Hello? Hello?

Welcome to DearSugar’s Venting Machine, a place to air and share your daily grievances.

Research strongly indicates that rumination and pent-up frustration are bad for our well-being and our relationships. Let it go here, girls, so it doesn’t follow you home.

Me first!

Seems there's no way to make this irritation go away, which makes it a doubly annoying. Telemarketers. Need I say more? I understand and respect that they're doing their job, but my question is this: why, why, why must the calls come at dinner time? I'm expecting friends to phone in the early evening, or my mom, so I can't ignore the ringing. It feels like I spent too much time last nite feeling both aggravated about the telemarketers and disappointed the calls weren't the ones I was expecting! Silly, I know, but I just want some peace & privacy in that way at home!!! Ahhh, much better!

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honey31 honey31 10 years
I have a headache I'm tired and Aunt Flow is making me miserable!
honey31 honey31 10 years
Than don't go out with her yiddiddea just be honest with her I'm sure she will understand if not than its her problem not yours!Good luck
orchid79 orchid79 10 years
I can't get over the fact that a girl who used to date my fiance is now seriously dating/living with his identical twin brother. My fiance and his brother never really got along, but it's causing issues with planning the wedding, his family etc. Not to mention, my friends had "issues" with her before this even happened (before I knew them). How can I friggin get over it? I have support from friends, my fiance and my family......but others have the mentality of "the past is the past." The whole thing is downright uncomfortable.
yiddidea yiddidea 10 years
I am supposed to go to a birthday dinner tonight for a friend and I really don't want to go. We used to be very close and even ended up being roommates. She moved out last August and has pretty much found a new group of friends and we only see eachother once every couple of months. I am tired and just don't feel like going out tonight to hang with her "new friends".
Honeychild Honeychild 10 years
Venting Machine- I'm sad this week. Did something completely out of my character and I'm ashamed. I totally clicked with this guy and we wound up hooking up, no sex but I got caught up in the moment and went with it. I rarely find a guy I really like off the bat but now I feel like I ruined his perception of me.
miss-britt miss-britt 10 years
I know how everyone says "Mother Knows Best" But sometimes, i just wish my mom wouldn't have to put her two cent into everything that goes on in my life. And sometimes she adds to the stress in my life and puts me down. I'm so tired of it, sometimes i believe she's the reason why i have such low self esteem in my life. ****"Everything in life is only for now."-Avenue Q****
controlledspin controlledspin 10 years
I totally agree cravinsugar. And automatically, all we eat is Krispy Kreme and McDonald's, right? I hate that. People don't understand that.
Jinx Jinx 10 years
Okay, Venting Machine, I'm really pissed off I missed the Office last night. :( ------------------------------------------------------ I'm so happy cause today I've found my friends, They're in my head - Kurt
laura_j laura_j 10 years
today i am feeling angry because i feel like lately, i have been putting all the effort into our relationship!!! would it really kill him to pick up a check or to drive here for once?? oh, and christmas was a month and a half ago, sure i made him take back what he got me (trust me girls, no guy gets his gf a car amplifier for xmas), but i still havent seen a replacement gift!!!! i am dreading our 1 year anniversary because special occasions are always so taboo in this damn relationship! i am tired of doing everything, paying for everything, giving all the support in the relationship. AAAAAAAH!!!!! thats all for now. oh yea, and work was so dead tonight.. im a server at a casino and rely heavily on tips as my income. when its dead = no money! waaaah!
3Sweeties 3Sweeties 10 years
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3Sweeties 3Sweeties 10 years
You are right to cravin. That is what makes Pop so neat. We all relate to each other based solely on our personalities.
cravinsugar cravinsugar 10 years
Oh and why being fat autmatically makes me a bitch, i will never know... _________________________________________________________ Why don't you wear the face you have when I am not around?
cravinsugar cravinsugar 10 years
I just want to say, I don't call skinny people annorexic unless they look unhealthy. And, i get all kinds of dirty looks and bad names because i am fat. So, i think that is one thing skinny and fat people can relate on. I think whether skinny or fat, people judge unfairly the person inside the skin. I for one am tired of eing judged unfairly. I am sure you are to beach barbie, (although I must admit, ,i would rather people think I am annorexic than hear what they say about my current size :-)) On another note. I have an idea. If EVERYONE got in the lane they needed to be in 2 miles BEFORE their exit, you wouldn't have to deal with me, not letting you over last minute cause you are trying to jump ahead and cut me off. Go ahead and swerve at me, honk, and flip me off...my finger is just as good as yours, and if i wasn't driving i would show you my fat white ass so you could kiss it! _________________________________________________________ Why don't you wear the face you have when I am not around?
3Sweeties 3Sweeties 10 years
BB, You are so so right. I am not skinny anymore, but that really used to bother me when I was. People would say "Are you anorexic?" right to my face. And t0x, I think every woman has to wake her damn husband up! WTF???
BeachBarbie BeachBarbie 10 years
I'm really angry over the reverse discrimination against skinny people. People can say really ugly and downright hateful things about skinny people, without any backlash, at ALL!! BUT, if somebody calls a person FAT it's soooooooo WRONG!!! I don't call people fat nor, do I feel the need too. So, I don't understand why sooooo many people have to say such really horrible nasty things about skinny people. They are certainly not saying it out of concern so, why do they bother..just to show the world what a heartless *ss they are?!! Because, that's what I see. So, what the h*ll is this all about?!!! I do feel better. This venting machine is an excellent idea. I think I'll visit it daily..I might even come back tonight. I may have the same rants sometimes..to help me get it out of my system, again.
alltherage alltherage 10 years
ugh im just tired, work sucks, its been four months since my bf broke up with me unexpectedly after a long relationship. i am just starting to think aout dating and dont even know where to start. i am waiting for abig break not just guy wise but just in general - doing all i can to keep my head above water.....
t0xxic t0xxic 10 years
Im not tired. I dont see how I am not since im not getting to bed till 2 or 3 bc my toddler thinks a funny way of retailating agaisnt me for having a baby, and Im having to feed every 2 to 3 hrs at night and Im having to get up at 5 and stay awake till I manage to somehow get my husband to actually wake up and go to work! Im so tired of having to wake him up like hes my kid! ------ Jan 23rd 1:08 Am Weighing 7lbs and 7 oz and 19 inches tall!! Welcome to the world Nicky!
nicachica nicachica 10 years
i just want the work day to END already! i have to stay an extra half hour because i'm meeting some friends for happy hour tonight. but still, i want to leave!
DearSugar DearSugar 10 years
Must be something in the air today; everyone I know is either exhausted or feeling down. I'm absolutely heading to bed early tonite, and I don't care what gets left undone! Thanks for posting, Ladies!
Jinx Jinx 10 years
They call at dinner because they figure thats when people are home. OMG, I'm exhausted today as well, and I have no idea why. If I stayed up late or something and had an excuse but there is none. ------------------------------------------------------ I'm so happy cause today I've found my friends, They're in my head - Kurt
honey31 honey31 10 years
She gets me in a real crampy mood!
honey31 honey31 10 years
I am also very tired and my aunt flow is visting me she got here today and hopefully will be leaving in five of or six days!
kendalheart kendalheart 10 years
Love this idea...a place to rant! Today I am incredibly TIRED!!! Cannot wait for saturday to come and get some rest and kick this sick that i have had for about two weeks!! I am also NOT going to school tonight and people in my class can just deal with it....ahhh there better now
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