Topic: cleanliness

Poll: How Much Do You Care About Cleanliness?

Poll: How Much Do You Care About Cleanliness?

Sometimes, in relationships, we find that our partner is less of a neat freak than we are. And by less of a neat freak, I mean, doesn’t notice dust bunnies until they are usurping his or her place on the couch.

Once we’re in established relationships or marriages, these kinds of disagreements are kind of already what we signed up for. But when you’re just getting to know someone, would you end things if you found out that they lived in a perpetual Pigpen-like state? More »

SitOrSquat.com: Run, Don’t Walk to the Nearest, Cleanest Bathroom

SitOrSquat.com: Run, Don't Walk to the Nearest, Cleanest Bathroom

If you’re anything like my mother, you’re obsessed with only using clean public restrooms. And by clean I mean that the restroom doesn’t smell like rotten eggs thrown under the subway and peed on by rats, it has been cleaned more than once that day, there is no mold growing in any corners, and you don’t have to feel like you need a shower when you leave. Even when we go to restaurants, my mom still asks, “What do you think the bathroom’s like?” As if she’s afraid it will eat her if she enters. More »