I hate breakup stories. It's not because they make me sad and weepy. No. Quite the opposite, they fire me up. It's just maddening, all the ridiculous excuses men come up with when they want to call it quits. Sometimes it doesn't even make a bit of sense.
A friend recently told me the guy she had been seeing the last few months bolted and I was shocked to hear why. First off, let me say this was a seemingly great guy. He was thoughtful, artsy, funny, witty, didn't live at home with his mom. He was the kinda guy who didn't creep out of your apartment in the middle of the night. The kind that wanted to meet your friends. Her perfect match -- or so she thought.
Well, one morning my girlfriend gets up to buy coffee, juice, and bagels for them. She comes back, puts cream cheese on his bagel, and tells him, "You must be starved. You should really eat this." His reply, "Gee, thanks mom." At that very moment, something in her knew he would NEVER call again. She was right. He never did. Apparently her nudge to get him to eat was too overbearing for the dude. WTF?!? Who knew a bagel and schmear had that much power.
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Crazy right? But in all honesty, I think guys who come up with lame excuses like this are just looking for any reason to run, don't you?
What's the lamest breakup excuse you've heard?
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I create a special savings account
I put a little away at a time
I cut corners until I can afford it
Save? Who has money to save?
I plan to put it on my credit card and love the benefits of the reward program