It’s almost that time of year, when we each decide what we need to quit; smoking, cursing, farting in public, hookers (wait, what?). That’s what most New Year’s resolutions are, right? Things we gotta stop doing?

Just before Christmas and New Year’s, we asked our Facebook community to tell us something they wanted to quit. We received tons of answers. Me? I’d like to stop typing ‘quite’ every time I try to write ‘quit’. This post has been like electroshock therapy for me. Here’s definitive proof that dads are quitters.

Dan Reames: Swearing and losing my patience from stupid fu*king people that can’t fu*king drive. It’s a work in progress.

David Conner: Hookers! I’m trying to quit hookers. Late at night when the kids are asleep and I can’t sleep. Gotta find me a hooker. I’m always back before the kids wake up, breakfast made and get them on the bus to school.

Eric Burger: Rage. My parents yelled and hit, so my instinctive reaction to agitation is violence. Learning to breathe, speak calmly, and give myself an instant to process is the toughest thing I’ve ever done.

Jonathan Meyers: Smoking, I want to see my kids grow up and between cigs and a desk job this stuff is going to be the death of me.

John Vang: I’m trying to quit SARCASM. It hasn’t worked out too well so far. But then again, Sarcasm is my self-defense mechanism to Stupidity.

Joule Middleton: Recording shows to DVR…and then never watching them later.

Matthew Wheelan: I’m trying to quit being negative!! Time to stay positive and not dwell on the past, and look towards the future.

Shaun Putnam: Jake Gylenhaal. It’s more difficult than you’d think.

Abraham Ayala: Counting down from 3-2-1 when I need to get things done in the house.

Jason Graves: Digital hoarding. I don’t need every picture, there’s like thirty of the same thing.

Harry Anthony Young: Being broke.

Robert Webb: Starting collections….I have several small collections that I have recently started that really aren’t necessary.

Derek Parton: Eating late at night. Can’t work off it’s effects as easy as I used to lol.

Steve Watkins: Answering questions on the internet. [Ouch, that one hurt, Steve]

What’s something you are trying to quit in 2017? Tell us on Facebook.

*Flickr photo by Stephen Woods, used under Creative Commons license.

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