In every relationship there is a balance that needs to be established and maintained in order for the machine to function in a way that works for everyone – and if you’re going to throw a wrench into it, you’d better have a darn good reason.

This goes for every relationship, but I think it goes at least double if you’re in the years with younger kids.

These 15 dads thought they were going to get away with circumventing the system, but they got totally busted in the process.

15. He must need some understanding coming up.

Now she’s just wondering what he did.

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14. Did he think the bites on opposite sides evened out?

You can’t leave something that yummy unattended, though. To be fair.

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13. He left this for her to find in the middle of the night.

Just like she’s going to leave him some divorce papers in the near future.

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12. This is quite funny.

As long as it didn’t happen to you.

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11. That does bring some people joy.

Most people, because arses are hilarious.

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10. Now THIS is a life hack, my friends.

I bet hardly anyone would even notice.

9. Just because he could.

Or maybe he didn’t feel like taking out the recycling.

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8. To be fair, these are fantastic.

It’s like having a nice, squishy person in the bed.

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7. The tree could use a bit of extra pine scent.

At least he was helping. That’s nice!

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6. Wow, he really went to town.

Overboard, even. At least, that’s where I would throw him.

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5. Maybe if he could get it to stay right side up.

But probably not, though.

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4. Do they even have a dog?

One thing is for sure – they don’t have any more cake.

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3. She’s gonna be really mad if she’s not tall enough to grab it.

I bet he thinks he’s hilarious.

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2. Sometimes a little immaturity is just what life called for.

Even on the grocery list.

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1. And he took a corner piece.

Maybe her favorites are the middles…but maybe not.

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Men, I swear. Explain yourselves.

What’s the funniest time you ever got domestically busted? We want to hear the stories in the comments!