Mum Accidentally Donates Wrong Bag Containing Sex Toy To Charity Shop
We all love a good clear-out. It cleanses the soul (according to Marie Kondo) and leaves you feeling refreshed and somewhat decluttered... for a few days at least.
But there's nothing worse than when you throw out the wrong pile of stuff - the things you were planning on keeping. Well, actually one thing might be worse - for instance, if you took said pile to the charity shop and later realised it included a sex toy...
This is exactly what happened to one woman who popped some personal items from her bedside drawers into a box. These included things like 'sentimental jewellery' and a dildo.
After throwing some dresses into the 'keep' bag, the anonymous woman made the painful mistake of picking up the wrong pile and taking it to the charity shop.
In a Reddit post, which has since been deleted, the lady explained how she passed over the bag (with her x-rated belongings) to 'two very nice old dears' and it wasn't until she got home that she realised her mistake.
It was at this point she says 'the f***ing penny dropped so hard,' adding: "I have never felt the sensation of physically cringing in shame like this before - after I was able to stop saying 'oh my god' and explain to my husband what I'd done, I crawled up into a ball with my hands over my ears for about 40 minutes trying to process it."
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The mum went on to explain how she would have left the bag but she wanted the jewellery back so she returned to have a rather embarrassing conversation.
Upon arrival she was asked by the ladies if the donation she was referring to 'has batteries'. They then went on to ask: 'Is it a sex toy?' She whispered yes, recalling that her 'eyes [were] down at the floor'.
The poor woman was allowed to go into the back of the shop to have a rummage for her 'personal bag' but couldn't find it anywhere.
She told the volunteers: "I'm so sorry about all this... I'm absolutely mortified.... thanks though, have a nice weekend...'"
Then she went on to remember: "And honestly, hand on heart, she [one of the volunteers] replied - 'I will if I find your dildo.'"
The post led to people sharing their own stories, some even came from charity shop workers who said they 'could believe' this happened.
One person wrote: "I work in a charity shop and believe this woman when she said we get worse, we really do! Your story gave me a giggle."
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