And in my short tenure as the Modern Manners Guy, I’ve handled everything from “How to Answer Awkward Relationship Questions” to “How to Properly Handle A Break Up” and even “How NOT To Break Up With Someone”.
There is no limit to what people ask me about relationships and for this article, I’m going to tackle a very awkward topic that must be addressed--how to tell someone their boyfriend or girlfriend is just not right for them. You have a friend who is over the moon about their new relationship and they can’t wait to tell you about it. Well, that is until you meet their new boyfriend or girlfriend, only to find out that the new person in your friend’s life could very well be the biggest loser you have ever met.
The shortest distance between two points is a straight line, but sometimes taking the most direct route can be the hardest.
One of life's unfortunate dilemmas arises when someone you love, your best friend even, is dating a complete and utter douche. How do you protect your friend by helping her see the truth about her soul-sucking mate, without making her defensive and more entangled with the douche? Well every douche, of course, is a douche in his or her special way, but there are many recognizable traits of this species.
A douche loves his power over you, more than loving you. But a relationship with a douche is a scenario far more toxic than the expected drama of normal coupling.
You know your best friend inside and out, and you never would have thought she’d go for someone this pathetic.
Every time you have to hang out with them you pretty much have to staple your mouth shut so you don’t scream “ARE YOU SMOKING CRACK?