When I happened upon this article about people leaving over pet peeves in the UK Daily Mail, all I could do was chuckle.  Some of the peeves are hilarious.  Now I have my pet peeves, but to actually leave my husband because of them?  Or a man to leave his wife or girlfriend because of that?  Finding a life mate is hard enough as it is.  We really must mature to the point of appreciating those qualities that attracted us to our mates in the first place.  I hate to clean beard shavings out of the sink and my head explodes when I see a kitchen cabinet door left open or a lid not screwed on a jar or bottle tightly.  Add to this that the molecular structure of anything changes once my husband touches it — forever changed and sometimes broken beyond repair.  But at the end of the day I have a husband who loves and adores me.  I couldn’t even conceive of leaving him for such an infantile reason.

Some in the post below have left their mates for the most silliest of reasons.  But I do admit that some of those reasons are indeed legitimate in that there could be a mental issue or the problems may only escalate later on.  Best to nip things in the bud, but keep it in perspective and make mature decisions when selecting the mate and those little pet peeves can be a non issue at the end of the day.


When the first flush of romance wears off in a relationship and you’ve settled into spending most of your time with the other person, their little quirks can start to become aggravating.  For some, those habits become so grating that they’ve had to break up with their partners – and they’ve shared their tales of woe online.  From a man who wouldn’t take his underwear off during sex to a woman who pronounced coleslaw as ‘cold slaw’, people have been sharing the minor irritations that led to their break ups in a series of funny images.

He wrote: ‘Every time I kissed her I saw it when I was leaning in. I started having dreams that the mole was talking to me.’   Proving that dining habits can be a high risk area when it comes to the success of a relationship, one man explained he was dismayed that his girlfriend refused ‘to eat anything besides chicken nuggets and french fries. No substitutes.’  Another person was repulsed by how loudly their girlfriend would eat.  They wrote: ‘She was the loudest eater I ever met. She constantly chewed with her mouth open and smacked her lips.  Continue reading on UK Daily Mail.