Save It! The Worst Relationship Advice From Black Rom Coms

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October 18, 2012 ‐ By

If you’ve been paying attention, you’ve noticed that relationship advice is everywhere. In television shows, in books, on this site and even in church, everybody has something to say about what you should be doing in your relationship. Some of it can be valuable, depending on the source; but in most instances, the relationship advice we get from the media (and people easily influenced by the media) ranks somewhere on the ridiculousness meter. The most blatant examples of terrible relationship advice come from a lot of women’s favorite form of media: romantic comedies. Don’t believe me? Check out some of these examples…

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  • ARSmith

    Judging by the state of the African American community you guys have been listening to a lot bad advice.

    • Tina

      So what advice are all the filthy, sorry excuses for human beings caucazoids listening to??

  • Jenn

    All on point

  • Natalynn

    In The Best Man, Mia only slept with Lance’s best friend after he’d been sleeping around on her for the majority of their relationship. I think he was still doing it right up until they got married–then he decided he wanted to act right AND get mad at her for her ONE little discretion while he dogged her out every chance he got–WHATEVER! I think Mia should have dumped he’s trifling butt long before the wedding.

  • Jess

    I seem to remember Josie telling Nina regarding her going to see her ex that “if he snaps, you got him, and there’s no need to go….but if he tries to play it all cool and stuff, then you just need to go and teach his a** a lesson.” Not anything about him seeing her off at the airport.(And besides this, Nina took the train; she didn’t fly).

    • E-GO

      Thank you! MN, get it together…at least get your facts straight!

  • Liish

    When I saw this article title I just KNEW the one from The Brothers about the last piece of food would be first… SMH. That was some BULL!

  • psylocke_2001

    Not Jamie’s hair in that picture! OMG! Thank goodness that movie went under the radar!