There's a lot of bad behavior in the world. Politicians behave badly, athletes behave badly, and sometimes, unfortunately, people you love behave badly. Bad behavior comes in all shapes and sizes - cheating, abuse, or just plain being a jerk. Bad behavior has evolved with the times, from an era of cavemen bludgeoning other cavemen with clubs to our current era of Facebook bullying.
In honor of the consistently bad behavior of seemingly everyone in the entire world, your friendly neighborhood Mystery Man is dedicating this Best Of The Week entirely to bad behavior. Specifically, the bad behavior of boyfriends (and some husbands). So come with me, won't you, on a journey through a land of selfish jerks, insensitive idiots, and violent fools.
Boyfriends Behaving Badly - Guyspeak's Best Of The Week
An Ex-Boyfriend Blames "The Force" - Panama Jackson hears from a woman whose ex-boyfriend believes that a mystical force would've made their relationship better if they were actually meant to be together. Either this guy actually believes this, which makes him a crazy weirdo, or he is lying to keep this woman on the hook, which makes him a jerk. Either way, he's behaving badly.
He Looked But Didn't Touch - A woman wrote to me about a situation in which, when she removed her bra, the guy she was removing it for froze up and didn't do a thing. He looked disappointed, and the night was ruined. There's no worse behavior than making a woman feel awful about her body, so way to make this list, you mean jackass.
Allergic To Oral Sex - The Funny Guy got a letter from a guy who has no interest in going down in his girlfriend. I applaud this guy for admitting his shortcomings and selfishness publicly. Hopefully, our friend The Funny Guy was able to talk some sense into him and convince him to treat his lady (and her ladyparts) right.
An Ex Makes Plans And Breaks Plan - The Chic Geek tries to make sense of an ex that keeps setting up friend dates and then backing out at the last minute. He believes that there is some psychology at work. I, however, believe he's just a fool. But the Chic Geek has always been more of an optimist.
Come With Me...In Case I Want To Date You - The Wise-Ass learns about a woman who has been dating a man for three years that still doesn't want to fully commit. Despite his fear of commitment, he still wants this woman to move to another state with him, just in case he decides he wants an actual relationship. Astonishing, isn't it? Some people just don't understand how ridiculous they actually are.
He Looks At Porn, And Dating Sites, And Anonymous Sex Sites - The Reformed Player tells a woman something that, deep down, she probably already knew: it is offensive and wrong for her husband to be looking at dating sites and consequence-free sex sites. The wrongness is amplified by the fact that they have a child together, and the husband apparently has no problem with the idea of ruining their family.
Apparently, The Couch Counts As A Date - I received a letter from a woman whose boyfriend never takes her out. He doesn't realize that women like to go on dates and do fun things. Maybe he was raised by wolves, or is allergic to sunshine. But either way, he's behaving badly.
There you have it, team. An entire pile of boyfriends behaving badly. Let's hope all of your boyfriends and husbands treat you much nicer than these guys treat their ladies. And if they don't, you know where to find us to talk about.