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    Posted on Jul 27, 2015

    17 Scarring Stories Of People Catching Their Parents Having Sex

    You'll never look at a cowboy hat the same way again.

    We recently asked members of the BuzzFeed Community to tell us about the time they caught their parents having sex. Here are the horrifying results.

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    1. The wrestling match.

    I caught my parents doing it when I was four. Unable to comprehend it, I thought they were just wrestling naked (my mom was totally winning). I wanted to join in on the fun because I loved watching wrestling, so I ripped off my clothes and asked to play in their bedroom. They yelled and said no.

    —Krystal Watanabe, Facebook

    2. The VHS tape.

    I asked my ex-boyfriend to watch my kindergarten graduation with me on VHS. I thought it would be sweet. As soon as the ceremony ended, the tape showed my parents having sex. I was completely mortified and ejected the tape immediately. My ex said: "What are you embarrassed about? Everyone watches porn!" and I responded with: "That wasn't porn! Those were my parents!"

    —Monique Chimento, Facebook

    3. The "dirrty" cowboy hat.

    I moved back in with my parents for a little while in college, and one night I woke up because I heard Christina Aguilera's "Dirrty" come through the wall that connected our rooms. I went in to ask them to turn it down, and I caught them doing it doggy style with their backs to me. My dad was wearing a cowboy hat. It's been two years and I'm still psychologically scarred.


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    4. The worst hide-and-seek spot.

    When I was six, I played hide-and-seek with my cousins on vacation and hid in the closet. About 10 minutes into the game, I heard my mom and stepdad come in the room and they started going at it. I was too embarrassed to come out, so I sat there and listened to every gruesome noise. And 10 years later, I found a DVD of my mom going down on my stepdad. It was so awful.

    —Heather Clayton, Facebook

    5. The evil brothers.

    I have the worst brothers in the world. In elementary school, they randomly dragged me out of my room. I knew they were up to something but I wasn't quite sure what it was. They told me to go into my parents' bedroom to get something; they cracked the door open and pushed me in. I didn't really understand what was going on at first, but it didn't take long for me to realize the situation my brothers literally just threw me into. I ran out of there as quietly as I possibly could. Brothers are evil.


    6. The wrong bed.

    I was playing Spyro in my parents' bedroom with my brother. My mom was getting ready in the bathroom, and then she walked out of her bedroom. I figured she was probably going into the living room to watch TV. I decided to take a break from the game and get something from my own room. I opened my door and saw my parents having sex on my bed. I ran back into my mom and dad's bedroom with tears streaming down my face.


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    7. The spray bottle.

    When I was a kid we used to spray my dog with a squirt bottle when he humped things. One time, I walked in on my parents having sex when they thought the door was locked. I calmly took the scene in, left, and returned with the dog spray bottle. I then to squirted my dad with water.


    8. The hot tub disaster.

    When I was in high school I went out with some friends, but we had to come back to my house to grab something. As soon as we walked through the front door, we had a direct view of my mom and stepdad having sex in the in-ground hot tub. I ran to my room, grabbed what I needed, and ran out of the house. My parents still don't know we saw them.


    9. The New Year's Eve conception.

    On New Year's Eve I woke up in the middle of the night to go to the bathroom. My parents thought we were all knocked out, so they left their bedroom door opened. When I walked passed them they didn't notice me. I feel like it wouldn't have been that bad if they weren't making disgustingly loud noises. I thought that was the only trauma I'd have to experience, but about nine months later my little sister was born. So basically, I saw my little sister being conceived.

    —Hayley Lamkin, Facebook

    10. The undercover licker.

    I walked into my parents' bedroom and proceeded to see my father raise his hand up from the covers and lick his fingers. I have no idea what I did after.


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    11. The scarring costume change.

    One afternoon my mom wanted to take a nap before driving my brothers to baseball practice, so she told me to wake her up at 4:30 p.m. A little later my dad got home from a business trip and immediately went upstairs. After a while the time came for me to wake up my mom. Let's just say I didn't realize until that day that my parents were really into BDSM. I'm scarred for life.


    12. The superhero.

    I heard moaning from my parents' room one night when I was eight, and I assumed my mother was hurt. I listened outside their door until the moaning stopped and eventually walked in to save my mom. It looked like my dad was hurting her, so I jumped on my dad's back and I screamed. We haven't talked about it since.


    13. The loudest whisper ever.

    I was home from the military, introducing my daughter to my family for the first time. I got up in the middle of the night to go downstairs for water and walked by my parents' closed bedroom door. I heard weird sounds so I paused. That's when I heard my dad heavily whisper: "God, this is so juicy," to which my mother replied: "Yeah, come get this juicy pussy." I ran back to the room and didn't come out until the morning. I've since told my husband this story, so now, to annoy me, he says the word "juicy" and I gag.


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    14. The traumatic threesome.

    One night I woke up really late to loud music coming from the basement. When I went to go ask my parents to turn the music down, I walked into a horrible, scarring sight. Not only were my parents having sex, but they were also having a THREESOME. It was supremely awkward.


    15. The reenactment.

    One night I had a nightmare and ran into my parents' bedroom. I opened the door and saw my parents reenacting the porn movie that was on their television screen. I ran away, hysterically crying.


    16. The bouncy trampoline.

    I go to college a couple of hours away from home, so one day I decided to surprise my parents. I heard really weird sounds coming from my backyard, so I walked around the side of the house. I caught my parents having sex on my childhood trampoline. I turned around, didn't say anything, and drove right back to school. The pain was too much. My parents still wonder why I don't jump on the trampoline anymore.


    17. And the rattling car.

    When I was on a road trip with my family, my siblings and I fell asleep in the back seat of the car. I was the only one who woke up to a funky smell and the car shaking. Then I saw what was going on. I was scared stiff and was unable to move. My eyes were clenched together so hard that I gave myself a headache. I have never recovered.


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    Note: Submissions have been edited for length and/or clarity.

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