Thursday, June 30, 2011

OK, I'm Sorry He's A Turd

I am sure that this post may make somebody mad.
But, ya know.
I don't care.

I called someone a turd.
To be precise- I called someone's boyfriend a turd.
I could have said worse.

I care about this person a lot.
I don't know if she ever reads this, but some people she knows do so she may or may not see this.

I was raised in a somewhat dysfunctional family.
I know.
Weren't we all?

Mine didn't involve drinking, beating, or incest.
But part of it did involve never mentioning the monkey in the middle of the room flinging poo everywhere.

Since that time, I have learned that a great many people also don't want to hear bad things about people they are currently dating.

Most of the time, I don't say a word.
Or try not to.

I have lost a friendship by saying something about the boyfriend hitting on me.
How messed up is that?

Be honest and see where it gets ya.

Anyway, I never met this particular boyfriend.
But, I don't like the things I have heard.

I believe he can be nice.

But, he screwed some other chick and I am not going to just be OK with that.
There are other things that tells me he is selfish, but that's the big one.

I will support her, but that doesn't mean I am going to ever like the guy.
She knows I think she needs to leave.

I just don't understand why anyone would stay.

She has her whole life ahead of her and he is just not worthy.

So, I am apparently getting the silent treatment.

So, OK  I'm sorry.
I'm sorry your boyfriend's a turd.

15 comments:

  1. There is nothing wrong at all with what you said.

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  2. OT, thanks. I'm glad you think so.

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  3. You're right not to be OK about that. Good for you for speaking up.

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  4. Wow! Maybe turd is too nice of a term for him???

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  5. Sometimes you just can't stop yourself from saying the truth!

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  6. Septembermom, Thank you.

    laughingmom, it is too nice.

    Belle, I know.

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  7. Ruth, you were honest, and sometimes the truth hurts. I told my sister her fiance at the time was a jerk, and I didn't like him so she didn't invite me to the wedding. They got divorced about 3 years later--and guess what? He's a total turd.

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  8. Sue, I knew she wouldn't like it and I said it anyway.

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  9. i don't know why she stays in that environment; most people don't cheat just one time. i am sure that she has heard this from other people that she should get out. you did the right thing in speaking your mind and the silent treatment won't last forever.

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  10. A good friend says it like it is whether you like it or not... and you are definitely a good friend to her!

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  11. Laura, I don't know either. Hopefully she will leave soon.

    Tracy, my mom used to always say that she's get glad in the same pants she got mad in. Very true.
    I just wish my honesty wouldn't have made her mad like that.

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  12. Oh my! This is a different sort of blog post.


    Lee
    Tossing It Out

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  13. Lee, Yeah. It was on my mind.

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  14. Sounds like you hit the nail on the head. Albeit a squishy nail.
    Perhaps he's a turd in a punch bowl?

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