Teenagers Reveal The Worst Things They've Hidden In Their Bedroom
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You hear the click of your door handle. Without thinking, you hurl yourself out of your desk chair to your bed. You toss whatever it is you don't want your parents or guardians to see, back into the shoebox you've had since 4th grade, and slip it under your bed. Fast, quick, and no questions asked. So, what did you hide as a teenager?


Reddit user, u/Slowbro63s, wanted to hear the horrifying, possibly disgusting, truth when they asked:

Teenagers, what is the worst thing you are hiding in your room?

A Clucking Mess

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Not a teenager anymore, but a girl I was friends with freshman year of college hid a live hen in her room for over a month.

thatdudewhowrites

Not Even I Can Find Them

A few years ago I hid 14 beers in my room. I just found them a couple months ago.

Apparently my hiding spot was so good I forgot about them.

Crepcare

Be Ashamed Of Your Dreams

honestly, a dream journal.

its not really "bad" but its just kinda embarrassing, gotta burn that one of these days

Kormit-le-Frag

I'm Using All This Duct Tape For Something Else. Honest.

My mom's birthday present.

I'm setting up a pretend murder mystery for her (she's super into True Crime stuff) and if she found any of it she would think I was a serial killer.

ratsharcade

You Know There's The Internet, Right?

My sketch book, which contains porn drawings ¯\ (ツ)

SHSLBossBaby

Fresh Contraband

Febreeze.

I'm technically not supposed to have any, and god forbid my sister finds it, but what would I do with it? Idek who owns the febreeze. It's contraband because my sister likes to spray it in my eyes so now nobody is allowed to have it. I've been considering moving it into the garage.

nettlesome-fiend

How Does It Not Smell?

Probably the present we had to buy for a random classmate in high school. It was all food that I bought. But that person wasn't at school that day so I took it back home.

We meant to give it to him later but we forgotten about it. But yeah that was 5 years ago, and it's still here. I'm pretty sure that everyone else has forgotten about it.

Trwaaaay818384

Keep Your Nose In Check

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One time when I was 14 I had my boyfriend over (my parents hated him) when my parents were out to dinner. I asked them too many times when they'd be home and they smelled a rat. They came home early and as soon as the garage door opened I pushed him into my closet.

My parents found me in my room, blushing furiously with my top buttoned wrong. I had dogs. He was allergic.

He sneezed.

I was very grounded. For a long, long time.

PM_ME_KITTEN_TOESIES

At Least They Know About It Now...Right?

I had a porn magazine stash, it was locked in my desk drawer. I left home, forgot about it and then Mum called to say she was going to bring my stuff over and couldn't find the key to my drawer. Oh snap. It was on my keychain so I said hey don't worry about that I'll go through it next time I visit.

Couple of days later "Hey we found the spare key, I packed your stuff up and we'll be over to visit later".

She'd carefully packed up all the porn magazines in a box and didn't say anything about it. I asked her a few years later her reaction and she just laughed it off and said boys will be boys. My Mum's a true hero.

zerbey

Just. In. Case.

Letters to relatives in the case something happens to me.

I'm a constant over thinker who worries about everything, so I wanted to be prepared in case someone murdered me or something. If someone found them now, they'd look like suicide notes

Squishy_Pixelz

CW: Suicide

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Don't we have enough to keep us up at night?

Damn curiosity.

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