Men reveal what they won’t tolerate in a partner

Everyone has different perceptions of what is a red flag, and what they can and cannot tolerate in a relationship, from swearing to lethargy.

But now men are sharing one thing that is the final turning point for them, and will cause them to end up dating or not being entertained by anyone.

A Reddit thread has attracted over 8,400 upvotes and comments after u/Im_Not_A_Human_4 asked “What is it that you absolutely would not tolerate in a partner?” Saturday at the Ask Men Forum.

A comment from HaDes_Monsta alone has 5,700 upvotes, because it contains some big numbers.

File photo of woman smoking online. Men have revealed the one thing they wouldn’t tolerate in a mate in a Reddit thread that has attracted more than 8,400 upvotes and comments.
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He listed: “If I tell her something private and she…. 1 makes a joke about it. 2. Tells it to others. 3. Tells it to her friends and they joke about it.” 4. Uses it against me. 5. Such acts do not matter / It is not important. There is no tolerance about it.”

Im_Not_A_Human_4 Giving his verdict: “Someone who tries to gain validation from social media and is not satisfied with the validation given by their partner! Negative Traits.

“On a second thought I don’t think a shield [should] If they are confident, they crave validation.”

Helpmehelpyoulong agreed, saying: “This. Women who post their whole lives on Instagram aren’t that hard on me. I had a shot at the hottest woman ever, but that’s when I realized she Can’t even go to dinner without putting everything on. And I mean everything on Insta, that was a tough left.”

apprehensive-rich114 wrote: “Poor emotional intelligence, and complaining as a hobby.”

Deathburst thought: “Someone who can’t hold a conversation about serious matters.”

DasAvoli angrily said: “The silent treatment until you apologize for everything you don’t make a mistake with.”

Ja_acabou said: “Eligibility and narcissism. (Such go hand in hand.)”

Creative_Strawberry6 replied: “Being very materialistic. I love the good stuff too but it doesn’t have to be your personality.”

firstnameandnumbers1 dropped off a list: “Lack of humanity, rude to strangers, reluctant to communicate, no effort, fake acting, history of cheating, constant negativity, drama queen.”

Bruce Wayne 1935 observed: “Someone who likes to get drunk. The most repulsive things I can find in a person.”

Being overly materialistic. I like nice things too but it doesn’t have to be your personality.”


Meh-Nihilist said: “Living my life through Facebook. Constant need for verification. The marriage lasted a year.”

critical-switch-379 reported: “My partner is saying ‘it’s okay’ or ‘I’m fine’ when you can easily tell something is not okay, or if you ask them to fix something and They say ‘you choose me’ I’m fine with whatever you choose and they’re not okay with that.”

Redditthrowaway7755 said: “Hurting animals. If I saw someone I was dating hit their dog or cat, that would be a big deal breaker.”

Others had different deal breakers, as SergeDad said, “using metal utensils over non-stick cookware,” that-smell-smell conjured “outie bellybutton,” and Senorv drew the line, “If they don’t know the name of the chess piece.”

“Smoke” was quoted by 1197V, while MidLyfeCrisys angrily said, “Keeping TP rolls backwards. F*** off with that.”

Scarcrowsksksksk drew the line in the “a fan only” account, while Aggressive_Option_12 commented, “The trash. Drives me crazy and I lose respect for my partner.”

Rick_the_Rose wrote: “The thing I’m not looking for here is money management. This is a big deal for me.”

The graph below, provided by Statista, shows some of the most expensive divorces in history.

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While relationships break up for many reasons, many of the scenarios listed above have made it into the top 10 reasons people get divorced.

The website Divorce-Online revealed that couples are losing love for each other and are bad with finances as the major factors. Personal problems and lack of love, affection, sex and communication were also major factors.

Listing addictions including alcoholism, money problems and last but not least, cheating.

newsweek Have contacted u/Im_Not_A_Human_4 for comment.

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