You were doing it wrong
July 6, 2010 1:58 PM Subscribe
What in life did it take you a surprisingly long time to realize you've been doing wrong all along?
posted by colinmarshall to grab bag (933 answers total) 1137 users marked this as a favorite
"Crap, I've been doing it wrong." We've all had those sudden epiphanies where we realize we've been doing something incorrectly, ineffectively or just suboptimally our whole lives, in domains from handicraft to human relations to technical stuff to personal grooming. What have you spent large portions of your life doing wrong?