I got on Goodreads about a year ago. I love the idea. It's great to share what you're reading with friends, get ideas about what to read, and see what other people have thought about books that you have read or plan to read. Fabulous.
Unless you don't know your password because you actually just converted your husband's profile for yourself, editing out all his information and replacing it with yours, except for the password, which remains the obscure reference to a his favorite Polish Classical novel (Pharoah by Bolesław Prus) that you've never read, including names and numbers.
Because if that happens, then probably you will not remember the password, and will be too lazy to ask your husband for it and therefore unable to update what you're reading/planning to read on the site, either.
This, of course will only be after a few sessions of over-enthusiastic listing of books you've read, including little reviews of how you felt about them. Reviews like this:
"Dude, I canNOT wait until David is old enough to read this book. He's gonna LOVE it."(about The Prisoner of Zenda by Anthony Hope)
"I'm a little embarrassed to say that I read this book, but I'm even MORE embarrassed to say that I really enjoyed it and have read it thrice!" (won't name this book)
"This is one of my favorite comedies. Hilarious." (about Three Men in a Boat by Jerome K. Jerome)
Okay, so those aren't direct quotes, really, but they go something like that (from what I remember, but I'm pretty sure I never used the term "dude", at least). How excited was I to find, after looking around a bit, that I had access to ALL reviews, which meant that everyone had access to mine. Oops! Before that I had really thought it was just my sisters, mom and a few friends that would have access to them. Imagine my embarrassement as I read through the other reviews for these same books that articulately analyzed the author's writing style, the characters or the complexity of the plot. "Um, yeah. That's what I meant to say," I thought.
So, I don't really do Goodreads. I DO love getting email updates of what my friends are reading and their ratings and (articulate) reviews. It would totally be worth it to connect with more people just so I could get those emails about their reading ventures, but then, I'd have to know my password. And I don't.