5 Ridiculous Excuses Women Use to Keep a Bad Boyfriend Around (PHOTOS)

couple yellingIt's hard breaking up with a guy -- even one that is obviously bad for you. I've certainly been there and so has just about every single woman I know. So when a friend recently opened up about her hesitancy to end things with her boyfriend of two years, it got me thinking about all the excuses we give ourselves for staying in a relationship that just isn't working.

For this friend in particular, she hated the idea she had already spent so much of her life on him. She didn't see a real future with him, but what if she didn't find someone else? Then what? Two years would be gone for nothing and she would be alone. My advice to her? Do you really want to have this conversation again later on after he has sucked another year of your life away? That could be time spent getting to know some great new person you actually want to be with.

Here are 5 other absurd excuses women use to avoid ending a bad relationship:


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Amie Markoski

Girls, you make the craziest excuses to stay, your
friends will try and get you out of it...
"Why don't you just go? Seriously Jill just go,
Jill? He's a jerk off. Just take your shit and go."
You're like "I can't just go Kim, it's not that simple
my CDs are in his truck. I can't just walk away
from 40 or 50 CDs. It's gonna take 2 or 3 more
years of abuse until I can leave with my CDs." - Dane Cook. I couln't help but think of this when I saw this article.

Amac29 Amac29

I stayed with a guy because he had air conditioning and a copy machine. That same guy is now 40k behind in child support.

pupuk... pupukeawahine

The one I've heard a few times is that she wants the kids to grow up with a father.  Usually these women were raised by single mothers.  Don't know if this is good or not, I guess it depends on the situation.

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