12 Stupid Things Men Do That Always Lead to an Argument

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britney spearsDuring an interview on Ellen, Britney Spears revealed the details of her first big fight with boyfriend David Lucado. The "tiffy," which the singer called it, started after he failed to call her back for six hours. I am sure lots of women can understand why Brit was so irritated. When we call our boyfriends, husbands, or even just some guy we've had a few dates with, we expect an immediate call back. It should have taken him an hour at most to respond. But guys just don't see things the same way -- and not just when it comes to returning messages. Take a look at other annoying things our men do to make us lose it.

  1. Won’t admit they are wrong.
  2. Won’t help out with a chore, even though we clearly need a helping hand.
  3. Undermines your authority with the kids. You give them a time-out but he, in his attempt to be the “cool parent,” lets them off!
  4. Takes his mom's side every time you disagree with her.
  5. Doesn’t call to say he’s running late when you’ve slaved over a perfect dinner.
  6. Takes hours to call you back or forgets to do it at all.
  7. Expects you to pick up his mess. 
  8. Acts like a big baby when he is sick. Actually, he acts worse than your toddler when he has a cold.
  9. Leaves his dishes everywhere but the kitchen sink.
  10. Is condescending.
  11. Puts his needs first -- ALL THE TIME.
  12. Asking if it's "that time of the month" when you are clearly mad. 

What other things do men do that spark an argument?

Check out Britney's interview with Ellen:


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nonmember avatar Sara

Thankfully, that is not my husband. Well maybe #8 a little bit but it doesn't bother me:p

nonmember avatar dnerby1

omg i thought i was the only one! geez, men or... "boys" everywhere are the same! one in a great while some lucky woman gets the "good one" lol.... i wish that lucky woman was me =/

Happy... Happydad73


The good ones are looking for good women. It has nothing to do with luck.

Ashley Littlejohn

The only time I have any problems similar to those on this list are when things are stressful due to things beyond our control. It's not that my husband means to slack or be selfcentered, it just happens because, for both of us, our focus becomes split and we slip up on helping each other.

nonmember avatar kb

well dnerby1, it looks like happydad just proved number 10 true for us!

nonmember avatar Karma

Well Happydad73, kb proves that only men can be condescending, while generalizing the male gender. She made zero remarks about dnerby1 comment.

Christina Falconer

Pretty sure I got a good one, he really doesn't do any of those things. Although I've never been in an argument with his mom yet, so can't really speak to that but as far as everythig else..... he is actually really good. He actually has the same worry wart personality as me so if we don't get a reply after about 30-45 minutes we get worried. (unless we know the other is busy or what not) so it works out well for both of us lol. 

Casandra Sage

yeah but if there a good one after a while they stop doing most of that because they just want to make you happy


Sue Rissel

My husband has never committed any of these, and I can admit we were separated at one time.  Sad that this is the norm for some women.  

Ayesha Illahi

aww man, i do all of those things. my husband is a better house wife :)

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