Skip To Content

    33 Unbelievably Gross Confessions About Relationships

    If this isn't true love, I don't know what is.

    We asked the BuzzFeed Community to tell us the grossest thing they’d ever done for their partner. Here are the results.

    1. Unclogged the toilet.

    cheezburger.com

    "I was at my boyfriend's parents' house talking to his mom and sister about an upcoming vacation we had planned. All of a sudden I had the urge to poop, so I excused myself from the conversation and went to the bathroom. I must have eaten something that upset my stomach that day because I had the worst diarrhoea.

    "To my horror, the amount of toilet paper I used to clean myself caused the toilet to overflow with the doodoo floating EVERYWHERE. I frantically looked for a plunger but found nothing. I texted my boyfriend for help. He didn’t want to cause a scene and embarrass me in front of his family so he did something sooooo gross. God I love this man. He stuck his BARE hand in the toilet filled crap soup and pulled out the clogged toilet paper. The toilet flushed and my dignity was spared thanks to my S.O."

    katl4d1c9e723

    2. Held their hair back.

    "Throwing up from severe food poisoning. I thought it was over so I pulled my hair down from the ponytail. My boyfriend had just gotten home from work and had brought me home some juice and crackers and made himself some egg rolls... Needless to say...it wasn't over.

    "The second he heard me start to retch he charged into the bathroom and caught my hair and cradled me...all while eating that damned egg roll. We're still together and I couldn't love him more!"

    – Shannon, Facebook

    3. Washed their menstrual cup.

    Warner Bros

    "My boyfriend once washed my menstrual cup for me."

    taylormaried2

    4. Shaved them "down there".

    "When I was pregnant I signed up for a full-body prenatal massage. Pregnancy hormones gave me wolverine-type body hair all over and I was so nervous about the massage therapist judging me for it so I shaved everything…except my butt.

    "My sweet husband had to shave my butt because I couldn’t reach it. And I’m not talking about just shaving cheek hair, he shaved all the nooks and crannies. Best part was that the massage therapist stopped at my lower back, never even went near my freshly shaved butt."

    baileyb4011b0310

    5. Pulled out ingrown hairs.

    youtube.com

    "My boyfriend is a super -airy dude. One day I noticed a lump on the back of his neck by his hairline and he told me that it had been hurting him for a while. After *inspecting* it, I realized that whatever it was had to come out. A ton of pus and some blood came out, and I could see that there wasn’t one but FOUR ingrown hairs all in this lump. He now says I should go into dermatology."

    emilya48

    6. Helped out at a house party.

    "About a year and a half into dating my boyfriend, he and his roommates were having a house party. I was pretty drunk and my stomach hurt so I went to the lone bathroom upstairs. I was in there for about 15 minutes when I hear a line forming. I feel bad that I’m holding up the line so I text him and he comes up and stands outside the door and basically just gets rid of everyone.

    "Roughly 10 minutes later it hits me, I know I’m going to throw up and there’s nothing I can do about it. I’m already on the toilet in the middle of something else and my only option is their bathtub which is to the left of me, so I use it. I start violently puking (the gross chunky kind of puke) into their bathtub. In between heaves I manage to text my boyfriend, tell him what’s up and ask him what to do.

    "The man (who is fairly private and has never even seen me use the bathroom) walks in, takes one look at me and holds my hair back as I continue puking AND use the toilet. Once I finished doing my thing, he helped clean me up and sat me down while he used HIS BARE HANDS to scoop my puke up out of the tub and into the toilet. The entire time he kept telling me it was okay and everything was fine and to not worry. He never even batted an eye or made a gross face while he touched my puke.

    "If that’s not love, I don’t know what is."

    kristinashivel

    7. Farted in their face.

    Twitter: @mireiaurmeneta

    "He sleeps in the nude and just a few weeks ago while I was falling asleep, he hovered his naked butt over my face and farted. He didn’t spread his cheeks, but it was gross. I pretended to be asleep so he wouldn’t get the satisfaction of laughing at me while I tried to retaliate in futility.

    "I’m going to get him back, though. Revenge is a dish best served cold, muahahaha."

    imafreakokay

    8. Squeezed a blackhead.

    "I love squeezing spots and blackheads, which I know is gross. My ex panicked one day having felt a suspicious lump on one of his balls and asked me to have a look. It was a rather large blackhead. He wanted it gone and he let me squeeze it. What came out of his ball bag was the the exact shape and size of a whole peppercorn. It was amazing.

    "I still think about it today."

    lymarab

    9. Kept a dirty secret.

    Paramount Pictures

    "One night my boyfriend and I were having pretty drunk, sloppy sex. I was on top and he was very relaxed. Too relaxed. When we switched positions I noticed something dark on the sheets but couldn’t really tell what it was. Until I smelled it. He had shit himself mid-coitus.

    "It was the beginning of our relationship and I didn’t wanna embarrass him, so I asked him to get me something from the bathroom. While he was away, I stripped the sheets and stuffed them in his hamper. He was so drunk he didn’t even notice I had taken them off when he came back. The next morning I did his laundry before he woke up. We’re still together."

    lucyr4770363b9

    10. Fished out a stuck tampon.

    "This just happened yesterday, on our one year wedding anniversary. I had just woken up and went to the bathroom. I was trying to find my tampon string but couldn’t. This began a 20-minute quest to get a stringless tampon out. I walked out of the bathroom, panting, sweating, nearly in tears, and said, 'Well, in honour of our anniversary, I’m gonna need you to help me get a tampon out of my vag.” I laid back, legs spread, while he basically dug it out. It sucked so hard, but he never complained."

    virginiap

    11. Disposed of a booger.

    20th Century Fox

    "I was uncontrollably sobbing, and I had this huge booger that was hanging from my nose. My partner didn’t have any napkins so he picked it off me and flung it out the window."

    kicknk005

    12. Cleaned infected stitches.

    "He cleaned and dressed the 100+ infected stitches on my perineum after birthing an 11lb baby. He would even bring me tea and biscuits afterwards. He's a keeper."

    – Leanne, Facebook

    13. Collected some samples.

    blink182.com

    "I was having some ‘stomach problems’ and my physician wanted to run a few different stool samples. My now husband assisted with the ‘collection process’ and helped fill the medical containers. He even carried the containers into the doctors office to drop them off the next day."

    charles1914

    14. Helped them pee.

    "My ex was a chef and we were given a big bag of Scotch bonnets, fresh off the bush (no pun intended). He made some AMAZING peach and Scotch bonnet hot sauce, but when chopping up the Scotch bonnets and tossing them in the pot (again, NPI), he didn’t wear gloves. You would think a seasoned chef would know to do this.

    "A little while later he needed to use the loo and a few seconds later I heard a shriek of pain. Fool had undone his pants and grabbed his penis before making any attempt of getting the chilli oil off his hands. I went in there and stood behind him, held his dick, and aimed for him while he peed."

    najagneau

    15. Gave them a post-plastercast pedicure.

    New Line Cinema

    "When my husband snapped his Achilles’ tendon he had to wear a plastercast for about six weeks. When it came off it was beyond nasty… Unwashed dead dry skin in matted hairy man legs. I bathed, exfoliated, cleansed and moisturised that guy till he looked like he’d been for a pedicure. I also clipped his toenails."

    emmas4a15ebe3f

    16. Tucked their private parts out the way.

    "My poor partner has a tendency to get skin tags, and he had a really big one on the inside of his thigh that was starting to swell and cause him pain recently. So I basically tucked his sack back while he took two (OW) tries to cut it off with a razorblade."

    – Mara, Facebook

    17. Popped their pimples.

    JIVE / Via britneyspearsgifs.tumblr.com

    "Popped a huge spot on his back only for it to explode in my face."

    emilyh4da371e6c

    18. Taken care of a verruca, aka plantar wart.

    "He has had a plantar wart on his foot for almost two years now and when he first got part of it taken out, I had to change the dressings and put medicine on it because he wasn’t able to see exactly where the infection was. It smelled and was filled with blood and pus and was so gross."

    kelseyl4d4c74da7

    19. Got creative about scratching an itch.

    Disney

    "I scratch my boyfriend’s butt for him in public so it looks like we’re just holding each other around the waists. Lol."

    TrickeryTrinket

    20. Took care of their haemorrhoids.

    "When I was pregnant I had horrible haemorrhoids. Being the size of a car, I couldn’t reach back there to put the cream I was prescribed on them. My boyfriend took one for the team, and it’s safe to say I plan on keeping him. He still loved me even after applying cream to my protruding asshole."

    taylorpaige94

    21. Searched for a lost toy.

    Hulu

    "A bar I was working in in France a year or so ago threw a promo night for the brand of energy drink we used and all the merch was pretty kinky – they were handing out small bullet-type vibrators with the branding on them and I slyly took one home with me to my boyfriend. The first time I had ever used a sex toy and he put it inside me so far that it got stuck and he ended up having to use his phone torch to peer inside and fish it out. We had only been together a couple of weeks."

    annieh4f9ac193f

    22. Cleaned up after an accident.

    "About three months into our relationship, I wet the bed during a horrific nightmare. I had to shake my girlfriend awake before the pee reached her (she’s a very heavy sleeper), screaming “MOVE!! I’VE PISSED THE BED!” She leapt up while I was standing there confused, soaked and sweating everywhere. She told me to go shower and when I came back she’d stripped the bed, flipped the mattress over and laid out some fresh PJs for me to wear instead. We still laugh about it now."

    jaehf

    23. Shared a toothbrush.

    Cartoon Network

    "I’m ashamed to say this, but my boyfriend and I share a toothbrush."

    hannaha4ca5d2896

    24. Made a good catch.

    "Me and my girlfriend went on a night out, and safe to say my girlfriend got a bit too drunk. So I called for a taxi to come pick us up so I could get her home. At this point she’d already thrown up a few times.

    "Anyway, we were in the taxi on the way home and she decided she needed to be sick – instead of it going everywhere and us getting a fine of £60 for spoiling the car, I caught the sick in my hands and rolled down the window to throw it out. If that’s not love, I don’t know what is!"

    alexm47d8bed74

    25. De-waxed them.

    Fox

    "One night after work I came home and couldn’t find my girlfriend anywhere. When I looked around I found her in the bathroom sitting in the tub crying. Apparently she thought it would be nice to wax herself down there and had ended up sealing EVERYTHING down there shut in a warm waxy hell.

    "Her next thought was to sit in a hot bath which ended up in her gluing herself to the bottom of the tub. After I got done hysterically laughing and we pried her out of the tub I spent the next several hours picking wax out of her downstairs mix-up as she wailed loudly."

    alyssab41698329f

    26. Stopped the shower overflowing.

    "One night despite having just recovered from a stomach bug my partner insisted on having McDonald's for dinner. She ate a lot of it as she was sooooooo hungry after not eating for the better part of three days.

    "Later, while we were in the shower, she fell on her hands and knees and started vomiting up massive amounts of half-masticated fries, frappe, and three burgers.

    "I got her to the toilet to continue throwing up her dinner but in my absence the shower drain became plugged with vomit and the shower was about to overflow everywhere. I frantically started scooping out her vomit from the drain with both my hands while she watched me from the toilet, crying, 'I'm sorry, I'm sorry, I'm sorry!'"

    – Jessie, Facebook

    27. Cleaned their ears.

    Disney

    "My boyfriend NEVER cleans the inside of his ears. So I would lie him down, get a Q-Tip and clean the inside of his ears. The amount of wax that I’ve gotten in different colours is both gross and fascinating."

    alexandriac4c3ff20bc

    28. Changed their post-birth pads.

    "I mean, it’s probably not gross to other parents out there, but I remember after I had my c-section my partner had to change my bloody pads for me because I couldn’t bend down. Not once did he wince, cringe, anything. It was like he was just putting socks on for me. Sometimes gross things can be sweet. :)"

    jlane

    29. Powdered them.

    Sony Pictures

    "My husband works in a factory and they have no air conditioning. In the summertime I powder his balls and butt crack to avoid chafing. He has me rub it in too. That’s love."

    nicknkasey1213

    30. Given them an enema.

    "I was pregnant and super constipated. One day it got so bad I needed an enema. Sure enough my husband bought out the butt section in the drugstore, dumped the butt loot on the floor, gloved up, and tried his best to insert the enema in my butt. Although the excavation was unsuccessful, we found love in its truest of forms!"

    – elishevaz

    31. Peeled their sunburnt skin.

    Fox

    "When I get super sunburnt and start to peel, my husband takes great delight in peeling my skin off for me. I don’t mind."

    sallyb489ea6d1f

    32. Looked after a pilonidal cyst.

    "Shortly after we married, my husband developed a pilonidal cyst – basically, an abscess right at the end of the tailbone, in the buttcrack. The larger the cyst grows (internally) the more painful it becomes as it presses on the spinal cord nerves.

    "The cure is to lance it open (yeah, at the hospital emergency room), drain it, and place a cotton wick into the cyst to prevent the hole from healing up before it has completely drained and to keep wicking the fluid out. Well, this wick has to be replaced every day for about a week or two. So, while my hubby is bent over the arm of the couch on his knees, my job was to get up close and personal at his backdoor with a clean cotton wick and a pair of tweezers to stuff the wick in the cyst hole (a very painful for ordeal for him). Every day.

    "That’s true love, friends."

    krusticle

    33. Gave birth.

    NBC

    "I gave birth to his child."

    charlottec40c756561

    Want to be featured in more posts like this? Follow the BuzzFeed Community on Facebook and Twitter!

    BuzzFeed Daily

    Keep up with the latest daily buzz with the BuzzFeed Daily newsletter!

    Newsletter signup form