5 Crazy Relationship Dealbreakers That Will Stop You From Finding True Love

DealbreakerA new study has come out from an electronic cigarette company naming some of the five most obvious dealbreakers in relationships. Some of them are big while others are surprisingly small -- as in, you would leave a man over THAT?! Really?

To me, it really depends on where you are in the relationship. What is a dealbreaker at 10 months in might not be at 10 years in. I would just hope we would be broken up long before we made it to the 10-year mark in that case.

For me, things like cheating and lying are right off the bat going to set off alarm bells. Smaller things that can be worked out -- like smoking or watching too many sports on television -- might be able to be dealt with without ending it. According to the SKYCIG survey, the biggest dealbreakers in a relationship are smoking, followed by not listening, bad money management, laziness, and more. Some of these are good, but some are just ... dumb. Here are five other crazy dealbreakers I have heard from other women:

What is your deal breaker? Do you have one?


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nonmember avatar courtney

I have actually broken up with someone for living with their parents. He was 29 at the time and we dated for about 2 months and in those 2 month, we went on maybe 3 dates without his parents (yeah, totally weird situation). I thought I could be open-minded and look past it but in the end the whole situation just gave me the creeps.

nonmember avatar Jen

Smoking is not a moderate dealbreaker, it's a huge one. If someone is gambling with their health and sexual function like that I can't see a future with them. I want a future with someone who will be alive to enjoy it with me.

Nelli... NellieAthome

#2 is really not a bad thing and living with one's parents is a BIG difference from brining them on dates.

A man who  takes care of his parents is likely to be a man who will not balk at making taking care of you and your kids a priority over work and sports and other things.


Derek W. Newell

Hi, please view my relationship poem, go to Google, and type in my name, Derek Newell Poet, then my poem, ''EXPRESS IT'', Please turn your family and friends on to my poem, I know it will inspire them, and please, be excellent to one another. Thank You.

EmmaF... EmmaFromEire

Yet another whinging bitch complaining about smoking. God bless your heart, but it's not a dealbreaker for everyone....

nonmember avatar Tawrens

"Hogging the Remote
A whopping 15 percent of women would break up with a man for ... wait for it ... HOGGING THE REMOTE?! That seems insane, but you know, maybe some women can't wait to get their Dancing With the Stars on."

Why do you assume DWTS is something women want to watch? This remark is verging on sexism. If a guy hogs something like a remote then he'll be selfish about other more important things.

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