Real ladies reveal the clothes, words and annoying behaviors that led to breakups.
We all have our first-date, texting and social media dealbreakers. But what about our turn-offs once we're committed? Lucky for these 8 ladies, the red flags came to light pretty early on.
Read on to find out caused them to call it quits.
2. One Word: "Mandals"
"I ended the relationship because he would not stop wearing mandals. I HATE man-sandals." -Corri, 40
3. Get Your Gambling Under Control
"My unusual dealbreaker that caused me to break up with a guy was that the shmuck used all of my personal and banking information and signed me up for online gambling! Definite dealbreaker!" -Megan, 25
4. Enjoy The Ride
"I once broke up with a guy because he was no fun on a merry-go-round. I still support that decision all these decades later. A guy who just sits there on the back of an up-and-down horse going round and round to calliope music, who neither whoops nor pretend-spurs nor yells "Hi-ho, Silver!" or even smiles or exhibits enjoyment and/or FUN is not someone I should be spending my time with." -Cynthia, 70
5. Call Her, MOM
"I had been with my boyfriend of two months when he asked me to meet his mother. He called her 'mommy' the whole evening, and after listening to him ask, 'Mommy what do you want to drink?' 'Mommy can I try some of your meal?' 'Mommy do you want dessert?' I knew I couldn't date him anymore. You're a grown ass man, call her MOM." -Hailey, 26
6. Have A Group Of Friends
"When my ex and I were getting to the point in our relationship where it was time to meet each other's friends, I started to realize that I had never heard him talk about any of them. Ever. He had lived in the same place all his life (the same place we had met) and hadn't created any network of people. It really put me off, and ultimately led me to end things." -Cristina, 22
7. Don't Be Picky
"I dated a guy who could not choose where to sit whenever we went out to eat. No matter what table the hostess brought us to, he would always request to be moved, sometimes even more than once. Dude, the food is the same no matter where you sit! I just couldn't be with someone who sweats the small stuff like that, so I had to call things off." -Debbie, 30
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