27 People Confess The Pettiest Reason They’ve Broken Up With Someone

Maybe you were unusually bored that day, and teenage-you thought that your relationship had been going on for “too long” even though she was smart and hot and funny and WHAT WERE YOU THINKING BRO?!

Sometimes, pettiness takes on a life of its own and breaks a relationship when there is nothing really bad going on. I mean, just take it from the girl who broke up with her boyfriend because she didn’t know what to get him for his birthday. I get it — gifts are annoying and hard AF to pick out, but dumping him? Was that really necessary?

You can’t choose who you fall in love with, but some daters are unusually petty. Like maybe you just can’t handle how much your SO always smells (and looks) like a flour tortilla! You’re more of a corn guy, anyway.

These 27 people dumped their significant others for the pettiest reasons ever:





Written by Laura McNairy

Laura is a freelance writer for TFLN. She likes to write about what she knows best — dating, sex, and being awkward, but usually in the opposite order. She is the Assistant Editor and videographer for Peach Fuzz, a sex-positive nudie magazine in ATX.