Getting together with someone who has a good sense of humor is a one-way ticket to years of laughter. And these girlfriends and wives are living proof of it. They're bold, creative, and their jokes make their partners love them even more.

Relationships can get way too serious sometimes, especially when stress from work, kids, and expenses start taking a toll on everyday life. Laughing together, on the other hand, creates a feeling of warmth, relaxation, and bonding, and can even stimulate physical attraction.

So give a round of applause for these women who know the power of a wide smile, and upvote the gags you would use on your significant other as well.

#1

Sleepy Girlfriend

Sleepy Girlfriend

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Sol Connor
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2 months ago

Well it worked!

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#2

I Won

I Won

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Agent 8433599
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2 months ago

Clever comeback! I'm impressed!

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Interestingly, there is abundant cross-cultural evidence that shows that being funny makes you more desirable as a mate.

"For dating couples, use of positive humor (for example, using humor to cheer up your date) can positively contribute to relationship satisfaction. The use of aggressive humor, on the other hand (teasing and making fun of your partner) has the opposite effect. These feelings can fluctuate on a day-to-day basis depending on each partner's use of humor," evolutionary psychologist Gil Greengross wrote in The Conversation.

#3

She's A Keeper

She's A Keeper

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Monic Krugell
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2 months ago

I thought that is generally what "I need to show you something important in the room with the door closed", "wink-wink" means...

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#4

My GF Proposed To Me Today

My GF Proposed To Me Today

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Sol Connor
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2 months ago

Total keeper 🥰

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#5

My Friend’s Birthday Gift To Her Husband: A Fantastic Painting Of Their Derperman Pinscher

My Friend’s Birthday Gift To Her Husband: A Fantastic Painting Of Their Derperman Pinscher

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Sol Connor
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2 months ago

Derperman 😂 I mean the expression in that dog’s face says it all really!!

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For long-term commitments, such as in marriages, couples generally share a similar sense of humor, but these similarities are not associated with greater marital satisfaction. Nor are they directly connected with longer marriages. "Perhaps not surprisingly, the research that resulted in this finding also found that couples with fewer children laugh more, compared to couples with a larger number of children," Greengross said.

"In another study, conducted with 3,000 married couples from five countries, both husbands and wives were found to be happier with a humorous partner, but this trait was reported to be more important for the marital satisfaction of the wives than the husbands. Interestingly, both husbands and wives thought that the husband was humorous more often. Regardless, married couples overwhelmingly say that humor has a positive impact on their marriages."

#6

My Son Was Born Today. I Am Away, But My Wife Sent Me This. I Am Beyond Excited

My Son Was Born Today. I Am Away, But My Wife Sent Me This. I Am Beyond Excited

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Ace Girl
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2 months ago

What a gorgeous family

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#7

New Favorite Hobby: Photoshopping My Cat Into Movie Posters And Setting Them As My Fiance's Phone Background

New Favorite Hobby: Photoshopping My Cat Into Movie Posters And Setting Them As My Fiance's Phone Background

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MagicalUnicorn
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2 months ago

this is brilliant!

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#8

My Mom Made This For My Dad Because He's Going To Vegas This Weekend Without Her"

My Mom Made This For My Dad Because He's Going To Vegas This Weekend Without Her"

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Ace Girl
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2 months ago

LOL

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#9

GF Proposed That I Should Take A Pic Of Her In The Bath Today. Not What I Expected, But Turned Out Pretty Cool Anyway

GF Proposed That I Should Take A Pic Of Her In The Bath Today. Not What I Expected, But Turned Out Pretty Cool Anyway

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2 months ago

Love this!

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But what happens when things aren’t going so well? True, humor is a great ice breaker and a social lubricant, but it's not a universal solution for everything.

"In one study, researchers observed 60 newlywed couples when they discussed a problem in their marriage. They coded how much humor was used in the conversation. The couples also completed a measure of life stress. What researchers found when they followed up 18 months later was quite surprising. In couples that reported high stress, the more the husband used humor, the greater the chance the couple would separate or divorce," Greengross explained.

#10

Some Wives Be All Sexy And I Be Like

Some Wives Be All Sexy And I Be Like

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Sol Connor
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2 months ago

Flipping LOVE this woman.

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#11

Wife Modified A 5-Year-Old Birthday Card For My Brother's 35th

Wife Modified A 5-Year-Old Birthday Card For My Brother's 35th

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Anuoluwa Savage
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2 months ago

Such creativity😂😂

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#12

Yes, This Is Actually How I Told My Husband We Were Pregnant Again

Yes, This Is Actually How I Told My Husband We Were Pregnant Again

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Sol Connor
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2 months ago

His reaction though!!

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#13

My Wife Took This Unflattering Photo While I Was Cleaning The Living Room

My Wife Took This Unflattering Photo While I Was Cleaning The Living Room

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Sol Connor
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2 months ago

Hahaha

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By contrast, in another study with 130 married couples, a wife’s use of humor predicted greater marital stability over six years, but only if it led to a decrease in their husband's heart rate too. In other words, if the wife can defuse the situation and calm her husband with humor, then it's beneficial to their marriage.

"These two studies show the disparate function of humor for men and women," Greengross said. "For men, humor might serve as a way to distract from dealing with problems in the relationship, perhaps in an attempt to reduce their own anxiety. Women, on the other hand, may use humor to create a more relaxed atmosphere that can facilitate reconciliation."

#14

My Wife Hid This In Our Backyard And Waited Days For Me To Discover It

My Wife Hid This In Our Backyard And Waited Days For Me To Discover It

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Agent 8433599
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2 months ago

Ha ha! I want that so much!!

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#15

When I First Told My Wife I Loved Her, She Replied With "That's Dangerous". When We Married A Year Ago She Snuck This Inscription Into My Ring

When I First Told My Wife I Loved Her, She Replied With "That's Dangerous". When We Married A Year Ago She Snuck This Inscription Into My Ring

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Rahul Pawa
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2 months ago

Looks like there's more to it that we can't see

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#16

Wife Is Breastfeeding And I’m In Bed

Wife Is Breastfeeding And I’m In Bed

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Paul C.
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2 months ago

Cruel but fair.

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#17

Working In The Leather Shop At Night And I Hear A Noise At The Window. My Wife Thinks She’s Funny

Working In The Leather Shop At Night And I Hear A Noise At The Window. My Wife Thinks She’s Funny

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Hex Gurls
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2 months ago

and she is

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"In recent years, there has been much research on the topics of gelotophobia (the fear of being laughed at), gelotophilia (the joy of being laughed at), and katagelasticism (the joy of laughing at others)," the evolutionary psychologist pointed out.

"One study with a sample of 154 heterosexual young couples, who had been together an average of six years, examined whether any of these dispositions had a bearing on relationship satisfaction. You might expect that a person who likes being laughed at would be a good match with a partner that likes laughing at others, and this is indeed what the researchers discovered, though the correlation was not very strong. Overall, partners in romantic relationships tended to have similar preferences – they both liked being laughed at or laughing at others at similar levels."

#18

The Valentine's Day Card I Bought For My Husband

The Valentine's Day Card I Bought For My Husband

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Sol Connor
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2 months ago

😂😂😂

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#19

My Wife Sent Me This Picture While I Was At Work To Tell Me My Jacket Was Depressed

My Wife Sent Me This Picture While I Was At Work To Tell Me My Jacket Was Depressed

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dream of delusion
Community Member
2 months ago (edited)

he’s having a mid-life crisis— “what use am i, if it’s not winter?”

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#20

My Girlfriend Just Told Me "Come Here! The Toilet's Smoking!"

My Girlfriend Just Told Me "Come Here! The Toilet's Smoking!"

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Mimi La Souris
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2 months ago

hilarious ! looks loke a muppet :D

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#21

Girlfriend’s Idea Of A Theme For My 25th

Girlfriend’s Idea Of A Theme For My 25th

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Sol Connor
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2 months ago

Really thoughtful partner. Am loving these posts today.

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"Looking at relationship satisfaction, people who scored high on gelotophobia reported the lowest satisfaction in their relationships, and felt less physically attractive, and less sexually satisfied, compared to low gelotophobians. This makes sense, as being in an intimate relationship requires opening up and being more vulnerable, something that may feel uncomfortable for a person fearing being judged and laughed at."

#22

My Wife Decided To Dress Up As Me For Halloween

My Wife Decided To Dress Up As Me For Halloween

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Synsepalum
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2 months ago

I like her t shirt

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#23

Friend Had A Vasectomy And This Is The Cake That His Wife Made For Him

Friend Had A Vasectomy And This Is The Cake That His Wife Made For Him

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Nathaniel
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2 months ago

I crossed my legs looking at this.

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#24

My Wife Made Me A Coffee Table Book For Christmas. All Quotes Out Of Context She Has Been Collecting While Listening To Me Gaming With The Buds Online From Another Room

My Wife Made Me A Coffee Table Book For Christmas. All Quotes Out Of Context She Has Been Collecting While Listening To Me Gaming With The Buds Online From Another Room

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Sol Connor
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2 months ago

O. M. G. Where do I get a girlfriend like this????!

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#25

Husband Said I Can’t Buy Anymore Plants Because There Isn’t Any Room. Check And Mate

Husband Said I Can’t Buy Anymore Plants Because There Isn’t Any Room. Check And Mate

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Sol Connor
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2 months ago

Plants are like books. There is ALWAYS room. Don’t forget crochet hangers… get more plants on that ceiling space!!

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#26

My Husband Didn’t Think I’d Find Shirts To Match Them

My Husband Didn’t Think I’d Find Shirts To Match Them

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Mimi La Souris
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2 months ago

to match them four :D

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#27

Got Blackout Drunk Last Night. My Girlfriend Helped Me Remember What Happened

Got Blackout Drunk Last Night. My Girlfriend Helped Me Remember What Happened

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Paul C.
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2 months ago

Teamwork!

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#28

Working Night Shift, Wife Sends This

Working Night Shift, Wife Sends This

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IsABELLA
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2 months ago

I'm sorry but he loves me unconditionally*

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#29

My Wife Made Me A Passive-Aggressive Flow Chart To Use Every Time I Get Hungry

My Wife Made Me A Passive-Aggressive Flow Chart To Use Every Time I Get Hungry

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dream of delusion
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2 months ago

hehe. i should use this for my siblings

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#30

Every Year I Get My Boyfriend A Cake For His Birthday. This Year I Asked What Type He Wanted. He Said "I Don’t Care"

Every Year I Get My Boyfriend A Cake For His Birthday. This Year I Asked What Type He Wanted. He Said "I Don’t Care"

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Zobi123
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2 months ago

Next year, he will care

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#31

My Boyfriend Probably Won’t Ask Me To Pick Him Up From The Airport Again

My Boyfriend Probably Won’t Ask Me To Pick Him Up From The Airport Again

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Bobby
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2 months ago

Honestly, anyone actually getting out of prison would probably enjoy such a loving welcome home

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#32

How Did My Wife Do On Her Latest Batch Of Cookies?

How Did My Wife Do On Her Latest Batch Of Cookies?

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Sol Connor
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2 months ago

Amazing! I hope she sells them professionally!

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#33

Made A Birthday Cake For My BF, Complete With Torch

Made A Birthday Cake For My BF, Complete With Torch

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Sol Connor
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2 months ago

I’ve legit just added this to my photos as inspiration for my son’s next Birthday cake! Thanks 😁

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#34

My Wife Dressed Up For Her Birthday During The Lockdown. This Is The Result Of Watching The Tiger King, Boredom And A Lot Of Whiskey

My Wife Dressed Up For Her Birthday During The Lockdown. This Is The Result Of Watching The Tiger King, Boredom And A Lot Of Whiskey

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Remy
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2 months ago

She hit that meme at the high of its popularity

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#35

My SO Falls Asleep On The Couch Pretty Frequently, I Usually Take A Pic And Set It As His Phone's Background. Tonight I Figured Out How To Change The App Icons

My SO Falls Asleep On The Couch Pretty Frequently, I Usually Take A Pic And Set It As His Phone's Background. Tonight I Figured Out How To Change The App Icons

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dream of delusion
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2 months ago

i reallyyyy like that, this is hilarious

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#36

My Wife And I Have Been Competing To See Who Can Make The Fanciest Hot Dog. Her Entry:

My Wife And I Have Been Competing To See Who Can Make The Fanciest Hot Dog. Her Entry:

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CV Vir
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2 months ago

“Accident at the proctologist.”

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#37

My Husband Wanted A Sweet Treat. I Made Orange Rolls. To Keep It Interesting, One Of These Has Nacho Cheese On It

My Husband Wanted A Sweet Treat. I Made Orange Rolls. To Keep It Interesting, One Of These Has Nacho Cheese On It

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Nathaniel
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2 months ago

You may have accidently created a winner!

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#38

A Friend’s Note To Her Husband This Morning

A Friend’s Note To Her Husband This Morning

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Sol Connor
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2 months ago

I mean, that seems like an actual invitation really…

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#39

My Wife Has Been Secretly Collecting Pictures Of Me For Months Sleeping. Today, For Father's Day, I Was Gifted The Collection. I Present "Catnapping"

My Wife Has Been Secretly Collecting Pictures Of Me For Months Sleeping. Today, For Father's Day, I Was Gifted The Collection. I Present "Catnapping"

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A B C
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2 months ago

Life goal: have such a snuggly kitty <3 <3 <3

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#40

My Girlfriend Recently Started Working Nights. I've Been Waking Up To A Lot Of Worrying Texts

My Girlfriend Recently Started Working Nights. I've Been Waking Up To A Lot Of Worrying Texts

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dream of delusion
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2 months ago

…someone is not getting enough sleep

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#41

First Thing My SO Sends Me After Not Texting All Day

First Thing My SO Sends Me After Not Texting All Day

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Dillon Brown
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2 months ago

Who would shrink poor little kitty's head 😳

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#42

Wife Said I Look Like Hopper. I Can’t Unsee It

Wife Said I Look Like Hopper. I Can’t Unsee It

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Kimi Tomminello
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2 months ago

Ok I laughed way too hard at this

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#43

I Just Found The Perfect Christmas Present For My Husband. He’s Going To Hate It

I Just Found The Perfect Christmas Present For My Husband. He’s Going To Hate It

I always pester my husband to eat bananas for his leg cramps. I tried to get him to eat one last night when he was watching Netflix. He was already irritated as every movie suggestion starred Nicholas Cage and he doesn’t like him. 

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IsABELLA
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2 months ago

I mean it might work

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#44

I Photo Copied My Husband's Phone And Left It On His Desk And He Tried To Pick It Up And Now I Wish I’d Filmed It

I Photo Copied My Husband's Phone And Left It On His Desk And He Tried To Pick It Up And Now I Wish I’d Filmed It

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gay insomniac assassin panda
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2 months ago

oh, crap! I so wish did film it!

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#45

Birthday Gift From My Wife, Because I Eat Cereal Way Too Much At All Times Of Day And Night

Birthday Gift From My Wife, Because I Eat Cereal Way Too Much At All Times Of Day And Night

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Sol Connor
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2 months ago

Cute gift.

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#46

Wife Got Me A Mask With My Boy’s Face On It. Not Sure Whether Funny Or Scary

Wife Got Me A Mask With My Boy’s Face On It. Not Sure Whether Funny Or Scary

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Firefoxy3121
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2 months ago

OOH THE DERPERMAN AGAIN

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#47

I Entertained Myself While My Husband Was Out Of Town With Our Clearance Halloween Purchase

I Entertained Myself While My Husband Was Out Of Town With Our Clearance Halloween Purchase

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Nuku Nyara
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2 months ago

I would do this it also 👍

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#48

Found The Perfect Spot To Hide These From My Egg-Hating, Reese's-Loving Boyfriend

Found The Perfect Spot To Hide These From My Egg-Hating, Reese's-Loving Boyfriend

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Beth Bohn
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2 months ago

brilliant!

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#49

Cake I Made For My Boyfriend's Birthday

Cake I Made For My Boyfriend's Birthday

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Tiramisu
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2 months ago

It’s over Anakin, I have the high ground!

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#50

How My Girlfriend Slices Onions

How My Girlfriend Slices Onions

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Ace Girl
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2 months ago

I have a pair of goggles in the kitchen for this express purpose

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