Well let's see, I bought my truck because I missed having my old one, which served as everything from work/farm truck to platform for 4 July fireworks etc., and while I like having the option to haul/tow with it, it's just not as much a necessity for me as others. There is regular trash pick up where I live and the city gets the rest of the big stuff, so no trips to the dump, most of my friends already have trucks, some bigger than mine, so I don't usually get enlisted to "help friends move," although I did have to haul some furniture to my ex's house 'cause it just wouldn't fit too well in a Nissan Maxima
heck, the couch didn't even fit through the front door of their trailer, but my Ram had no problem haha! I'm with 2010Ramowner in that I, too, don't need a crewcab/4X4. If what I am carrying doesn't fit on the floorboard, on the passenger seat, behind the seats or in the bed, I'm just carrying too darn much crap, lol!
So yeah, when I need/have to, yes I use my truck as a truck, not afraid of that, I just seldom need to.