ArtsAutosBooksBusinessEducationEntertainmentFamilyFashionFoodGamesGenderHealthHolidaysHomeHubPagesPersonal FinancePetsPoliticsReligionSportsTechnologyTravel

Guys, Are You Sure That It's Not You, The Reason She Broke-up With You?

Updated on February 10, 2015

Bad manners can lead to a break-up

Social skills defined

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

  • Social skill is any skill facilitating interaction and communication with others. Social rules and relations are created, communicated, and changed in verbal and nonverbal ways. The process of learning such skills is called socialization.
  • Interpersonal skills are sometimes also referred to as people skills or communication skills. Interpersonal skills are the skills a person uses to communicate and interact with others. They include persuasion, active listening, delegation, and leadership.
  • The term "interpersonal skills" is used often in business contexts to refer to the measure of a person's ability to operate within business organizations through social communication and interactions. Interpersonal skills are how people relate to one another.
  • Social psychology is an academic discipline that does research related to social skills or interpersonal skills. The discipline studies how skills are learned by an individual through changes in attitude, thinking, and behavior.

Note: this piece is written from the trusting girl's point of view. This is "the" girl who trusts guys too much, and then gets hurt. Do you know someone like this? I just wanted my cherished-followers to know what was happening. Thank you for reading and following. Kenneth.

"Jud," I should have known that our relationship would not last. Call it women's intuition. Call it ESP, but I just knew on our first date when you took me to "Tom Beef's Best Rib World," to eat, talk, and just get to know you. What a tragic, humiliating mistake on my part, for I do not eat that many meat dishes, but apparently you did that night and to make things worse, you thought I would be entertained when you started talking with food packed inside your jaws and well, you didn't just resemble a fool, you "were" a fool that night.

You never knew that I was alive

First impressions are lasting impressions. That is true and I know on a first-hand basis. But I give you credit, "Jud," you are a persistent soul. The very next week, you called me for another date. I said yes because I am not a vengeful girl. I do not go around kicking stray dogs. I thought that you would change and be a different guy. You are reading a letter from America's "Number one Idiot." You didn't change in the least. But I learned. This time you didn't act foolish for my entertainment, you ate with decency, but you had way too many beers before you picked me up that night. And continued to "guzzle" down the cold ones while I tried to make sense of what you were saying.

When you neared the "jumping-off place," of being completely-drunk, I knew that you would pass out soon, and you did. I left by way of a city cab. This was the best $12 bucks I ever spent--the fare plus five-bucks for a tip.

Please do not eat while talking

Other reasons for break-up's

Looking at other girls' butts while with your date
Looking at other girls' butts while with your date
Talking with your mouth stuffed full of food
Talking with your mouth stuffed full of food
Acting childish
Acting childish
Talking too much and getting on your date's nerves
Talking too much and getting on your date's nerves
Causing your date to scream at you in anger to just "Shut up"
Causing your date to scream at you in anger to just "Shut up"
When your date looks like this, you know that a break-up is near
When your date looks like this, you know that a break-up is near
Showing-up for your date with the "munchies" and eating food like a starved moongoose
Showing-up for your date with the "munchies" and eating food like a starved moongoose

Now, a bit about me

"Jud," I was never tough, assertive, or a girl who got her way by intimidating people. You might call me a "wallflower." I wouldn't argue. But I want to be totally-honest with you. It was not "just" the manners of a jackass you used in dining, it was more things hat until now, I have not had the courage to tell you. That is my fault. Not yours. But "Jud," you never knew that you were the spark that lit my fuse to be a stronger girl and not get taken by jerks like you. I cannot apologize for the "jerk" remark, for that is how I feel in my heart and "Jud," believe me, I am not a hypocrite.

Do you remember those talks we had on the phone? Good. I wanted to tell you that "I" have a job. A good job and something I am good at, but you will never know now because each time we talked, the only job I ever got to hear of was yours. Yes. Your job was "it," the very center of our, well, your conversations. You working in a five-minute oil change center and not even an assistant manager. Now "Jud," do not get offended, but cars, grease and grade of oil are not what a girl likes to discuss Every time she talks to a potential-lover.

What I am trying to say is that I did not appreciate your dominance of our talks and how you made them all about "you." Not that I am insecure. Maybe I was then, but now now. I am learning to just look past guys like you who live on their own adrenaline rushes you get from fooling gullible girls such as myself. I supposed to you, there is some personal comfort in that "wall of lies" you live behind because you simply do not have the nerve to face or accept who and what you are, "Jud." And I guess that in some way, I am sorry for you.

I guess it was a little matter with me, but on our first "date," if you call it that, your inability to keep me in your attention. Your eyes, although you were drunk, were as fast as hummingbirds as they looked at every pretty girl's butt as she walked by our booth. I mean, I do not condemn any man for appreciating a woman. That is natural, but in your case, "Jud," it was a clear obcession just to get a glimpse of a girl's behind and maybe the sight of her thighs. I don't really know, but you gave off the vibe that even this lack of respect didn't bother me. It did. But now now. Not ever.

Other things you did that I can now talk about were: your lack of attention to your appearance. Never bothering to see if your shirt tail was tucked inside your pants or not. I understand that it is the style in 2015 for young guys to let their shirt tails be worn outside their pants, but dear "Jud," you are not a young man anymore.

And that fake look of being interested that kept popping-up on your face. That was so comical, I almost laughed out loud when I was trying to explain to you the origin of Swiss cheese that we had as appetizers and your look of confusion was classic. I am not putting myself above you for maybe you never received a proper education. You never told me. But overall, most people know that Swiss cheese is made in Switzerland, home of the Swiss.

Finally, last week when I finally got the chance to tell you that things were finished for you and I as a couple, your reply which I call overkill, was . . ."It's me. Not you," and that one phrase has been used time and time again on and off of television and in real life when real people know it is time to break-up and move on with their lives.

But this one thing I do agree with you, "Jud." It WAS you.


    0 of 8192 characters used
    Post Comment

    • kenneth avery profile imageAUTHOR

      Kenneth Avery 

      3 years ago from Hamilton, Alabama

      Hi, peachpurple,

      Thanks sincerely, for your comment.

      I agree with you. If a guy talks with a mouth full of food, he doesn't care that much for the manners of the girl he is with.

      And although this problem is not on the scale of concern as AIDS, Cancer and World Hunger, it is still an insult to womanhood in my opinion.

    • peachpurple profile image


      3 years ago from Home Sweet Home

      Talking with mouth full is dirty and unc7lture too


    This website uses cookies

    As a user in the EEA, your approval is needed on a few things. To provide a better website experience, uses cookies (and other similar technologies) and may collect, process, and share personal data. Please choose which areas of our service you consent to our doing so.

    For more information on managing or withdrawing consents and how we handle data, visit our Privacy Policy at:

    Show Details
    HubPages Device IDThis is used to identify particular browsers or devices when the access the service, and is used for security reasons.
    LoginThis is necessary to sign in to the HubPages Service.
    Google RecaptchaThis is used to prevent bots and spam. (Privacy Policy)
    AkismetThis is used to detect comment spam. (Privacy Policy)
    HubPages Google AnalyticsThis is used to provide data on traffic to our website, all personally identifyable data is anonymized. (Privacy Policy)
    HubPages Traffic PixelThis is used to collect data on traffic to articles and other pages on our site. Unless you are signed in to a HubPages account, all personally identifiable information is anonymized.
    Amazon Web ServicesThis is a cloud services platform that we used to host our service. (Privacy Policy)
    CloudflareThis is a cloud CDN service that we use to efficiently deliver files required for our service to operate such as javascript, cascading style sheets, images, and videos. (Privacy Policy)
    Google Hosted LibrariesJavascript software libraries such as jQuery are loaded at endpoints on the or domains, for performance and efficiency reasons. (Privacy Policy)
    Google Custom SearchThis is feature allows you to search the site. (Privacy Policy)
    Google MapsSome articles have Google Maps embedded in them. (Privacy Policy)
    Google ChartsThis is used to display charts and graphs on articles and the author center. (Privacy Policy)
    Google AdSense Host APIThis service allows you to sign up for or associate a Google AdSense account with HubPages, so that you can earn money from ads on your articles. No data is shared unless you engage with this feature. (Privacy Policy)
    Google YouTubeSome articles have YouTube videos embedded in them. (Privacy Policy)
    VimeoSome articles have Vimeo videos embedded in them. (Privacy Policy)
    PaypalThis is used for a registered author who enrolls in the HubPages Earnings program and requests to be paid via PayPal. No data is shared with Paypal unless you engage with this feature. (Privacy Policy)
    Facebook LoginYou can use this to streamline signing up for, or signing in to your Hubpages account. No data is shared with Facebook unless you engage with this feature. (Privacy Policy)
    MavenThis supports the Maven widget and search functionality. (Privacy Policy)
    Google AdSenseThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
    Google DoubleClickGoogle provides ad serving technology and runs an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
    Index ExchangeThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
    SovrnThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
    Facebook AdsThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
    Amazon Unified Ad MarketplaceThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
    AppNexusThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
    OpenxThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
    Rubicon ProjectThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
    TripleLiftThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
    Say MediaWe partner with Say Media to deliver ad campaigns on our sites. (Privacy Policy)
    Remarketing PixelsWe may use remarketing pixels from advertising networks such as Google AdWords, Bing Ads, and Facebook in order to advertise the HubPages Service to people that have visited our sites.
    Conversion Tracking PixelsWe may use conversion tracking pixels from advertising networks such as Google AdWords, Bing Ads, and Facebook in order to identify when an advertisement has successfully resulted in the desired action, such as signing up for the HubPages Service or publishing an article on the HubPages Service.
    Author Google AnalyticsThis is used to provide traffic data and reports to the authors of articles on the HubPages Service. (Privacy Policy)
    ComscoreComScore is a media measurement and analytics company providing marketing data and analytics to enterprises, media and advertising agencies, and publishers. Non-consent will result in ComScore only processing obfuscated personal data. (Privacy Policy)
    Amazon Tracking PixelSome articles display amazon products as part of the Amazon Affiliate program, this pixel provides traffic statistics for those products (Privacy Policy)