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“Joint custody”

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He called me a c*** because I told him it was stupid that he and his ex-girlfriend had joint custody of their dogs.

—Chelle

Aftermath: We tried to make it work, but after he said he wasn’t sure if he would love his child more than his dogs, I was done. We haven’t talked in over a year…thankfully.


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“Drew me a graph…”

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We were fighting one day and he drew me a graph on his whiteboard of hours spent together vs. utility derived from the relationship. He argued that us going on nice dates is just as good as him sitting on my couch playing video games for eight hours. Not only did he graph our relationship, he completely missed the concept of diminishing marginal utility. Good job, econ major.

—Peaches

Aftermath: We broke up the next morning, and were on and off for a few more months. Maybe his social sciences improved with the next girl.


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“Dinosaurs”

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He thought that dinosaurs were a conspiracy theory.

—Noel

Aftermath: I pretended I didn’t hear.


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“Mom broke us up”

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It was over when my Mom broke us up. She was my first girlfriend.

—Jesse

Aftermath: She’s marrying another guy in August…you win some, you lose some.


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“Liar Liar”

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When asked when I would be ready to start a family by my (now ex) boyfriend, I said, “I have no idea if or when I want to have a family. I have no idea if that will happen for me.” He said, “That’s a lie.” Umm…no.

—Pamela

Aftermath: He continually brought up the same point. I continually gave him the same answer. I hated being called a liar. We broke up.


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