Boy, Stop! Top 10 Annoying Habits Men Need To Drop

December 5, 2012  |  

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From YourTango

We love you, guys, but these things are making us crazy.

You know that moment when your eyes widen and you think, did he really just do that? Sometimes, no matter how much you love him, your man does that one thing that just irritates the hell of you. New research shows annoying behavior can actually slow down your brain activity. So listen up, ladies, you’ve got your minds to protect. Here are 10 things you must get your guys to out the kibosh on.

1. Planning Spontaneous Trips

This might be a shocker, but we hate surprises. British Airways conducted a survey and found that not only 60% of women hate surprises, nearly a third felt unexpected trips are on their list of “don’ts.” The problem with unplanned getaways is we don’t have enough time to prepare. Turns out, we need about 7 days and 11 hours notice in order to fully enjoy a romantic vacation. Guys, please give us this time — we wouldn’t want to leave our toothbrush behind.


2. Falling Asleep After Sex

Want to feel insecure and attention-starved? Tell your guy that once sex is done he should skip the pillow talk, roll over and get some shuteye. Psychologists at the University of Michigan who conducted the study say chatting and cuddling are just as important as what happens before sex — or even the act itself. A man falling asleep before his partner is thought to be a non-conscious act that lets him avoid any conversations about commitment. Real sneaky, guys!

3. Not Listening

This one should come as no surprise (to either sex). According to a survey done by the British laundry detergent company Ariel, more than one third of women said not listening was their partner’s worst habit and is only made worse when men repeat the last few words back to you like a parrot. Rude! But can you blame him for not paying attention? Not always. A LiveScience study finds that men and women focus differently — and that men are likely to be distracted by what’s going on in the background. Eyes over here, fellas.

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  • Wiseguy

    The more you try to change your man, the more you’ll radiate negative feminine energy, and the sooner he’ll go find a replacement. Keep it up ladies.

  • chanela

    WTF? i WISH a man would surprise me with a trip! i love surprises and traveling! smh

    unappreciative bioches!smh

  • Me

    Sometimes I just want to go to sleep afterwards too!! It’s been a loooong night lol

  • Kaori

    I think men in general have a problem with listening to women. And even when they do listen they will take what you said to make it be in their favor.

    • TRUTH IS

      They lack listening skills…they hear what they want…..horrible multi-taskers also!!

      • Kaori

        Yea, men are horrible at multi-tasking. I’ve worked with guys who weren’t able to talk and work at the same time. They would have to stop to talk. But with women, we could have our backs turned doing like 3 things at once and being able to keep up with a conversation.

      • lola289

        Not all guys! Mine is a talker…but his clothes are more so the issue (._.) *sigh*

    • misses

      yep. i can tell when my bf’s eyes are starting to glaze. but i know him well enough to know that he’s only going to hear the crucial bits of what I’m saying. So sometimes I summarize or “brief” him on the important parts of our day/schedule/ongoings.

      other times i just stop talking without warning until i have his full attention. that pause usually brings him back. or i tap/shake him.


    I thot they were overall annoyance….lol