The 50 Most Ridiculous Dealbreakers We’ve Ever Heard

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As much as we try stay open-minded about the people we date, sometimes there’s something about a person that just rubs us the wrong way and we can’t say why. Maybe it’s shallow, maybe it’s neurotic, but there it is and for whatever reason — it’s a dealbreaker.

Here are the 50 most ridiculous dealbreakers we’ve ever heard. See how yours match up.

1. “He lives alone….with his cat.”

2. “He rocks a combover instead of embracing the baldness.

3. “He wears socks to bed.”

4. “She frequently quotes ‘Sex and the City.’”

5. “She doesn’t drink.”

6. “He’s a vegetarian.”

7. “She hasn’t read Harry Potter.”

8. “He is under 6 ft.”

9. “He doesn’t drink coffee.”

10. “She takes really touristy travel pictures.”

11. “He wears ‘sneans.’ (Sneakers and jeans!)”

12. “He has small hands.”

13. “She only drinks bottled water.”

14. “She refers to her breasts as ‘the girls.’”

15. “He has that poster of Albert Einstein with his tongue sticking out in his room.”

16. “She has her parents’ wedding picture framed on her dresser.”

17. “She still uses disposable cameras.”

18. “He’s 31 and he wears the same hoodie everyday.”

19. “He wears those short sports socks year round, with every outfit.”

20. “He has a weirdly traditional, not ironic ‘Welcome’ mat his apartment.”

21. “She listens to whole Meatloaf albums — like, as hang out music.”

22. “He’s a picky eater who likes his food plain and bland.”

23. “She’s never seen Star Wars.”

24. “She refers to her pets as ‘her kids,’ and to herself as ‘Mom’.”

25. “He lives in an uncool neighborhood.”

26. “She likes small dogs.”

27. “He doesn’t own more than one towel.”

28. “He uses words like ‘yucky’.”

29. “She has a yahoo email address.”

30. “She acted in a yeast infection medication commercial. Can’t un-see it.”

31. “He has an umbrella with him. All the time.”

32. “Her parents are divorced.”

33. “She’s really bad at math.”

34. “He has a Tasmanian Devil tattoo.”

35. “He only drinks really girly coffee drinks.”

36. “He’s a huge KISS fan. Like goes to conventions (?) and wears the makeup and stuff.”

37. “She says ‘wowzer’ all the time.”

38. “He uses military time when we make plans.”

39. “Her go-to karaoke song is ‘I Can’t Make You Love Me,’ by Bonnie Raitt.”

40. “He makes fart jokes.”

41. “She doesn’t laugh at fart jokes.”

42. “He insists on the lights off during sex.”

43. “She has a grossly messy room.”

44. “His sideburns are always uneven.”

45. “She talks to her mom on the phone everyday.”

46. “He doesn’t like ice cream. He’s not lactose intolerant or anything — he just doesn’t like it.”

47. “He’s really into birdwatching.”

48. “She can’t leave the house without putting on makeup.”

49. “He has never been outside the U.S.”

50. “She ‘writes’ heartfelt magnetic poetry.”

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