If you’ve been in a serious relationship, you know that some things your partner does go from being cute to straight up annoying. It happens and it’s normal. “Lifehacker” readers shared some of their top quirks they thought were super endearing when they first started dating, but then got irritating.
- “At first it seems kind of a fun, playful teasing. But after a while, you begin to doubt the motivation, and it gets hurtful. Signed, someone who is happily married to this person but needed lots of important conversations first.”
- “I was never really sure when he was kidding or not, and that was so tiring. When I would think he was serious about something, and instead he was pulling my leg, it felt like he was doing it to keep me off balance. I didn’t like where that dynamic was heading, so after a couple of conversations where he refused to get this, I cut him loose.”
- “[A]n old girlfriend from college I met at a party at first seemed free and awesome and wild and so much fun! Later, the alcoholism and marijuana addiction turned out to be a bit of a problem...”
- “[I]n the beginning it can be pretty convenient being able to set the schedule yourself and choose where you want to go and what you want to do but after you’re together a while, it becomes very frustrating when they just won’t decide.”