Phrases to Run Away From

Do you have trouble finding that special someone in your life? Is it difficult for you to get involved with people of the opposite sex? Do you have problems starting or keeping a relationship?

One possibility is that you’re doing everything right but saying the wrong things.

As usual, we at Unhinged Magazine are here to save the day. We sent our Sociology Team to do some in-situ research and find out what the phrases that turn men and women away are. If you’re having trouble not being single, you may want to check if you’re saying one of these phrases.

Top 10 Phrases that turn women off:

10. What’s that on your face?

9. Who cares if I put the toilet seat down or not?

8. Look, your dress and her dress match!

7. Isn’t my Sponge Bob shower curtain cool?

6. I loved your photos on Facebook, do you still have that blue nightie?

5. You should learn how to make my mom’s meatloaf.

4. You had the taco salad and an ice tea, so yours is $8.13.

3. Wanna watch the Cowboys’ game in my parent’s basement?

2. Sorry, I can’t make it to your birthday party, I forgot it was World Wrestling Federation’s finals.

1. You don’t sweat much for a fat girl.

Top 10 phrases that drive men away:

10. My dad has a registered gun.

9. Your friend mentioned a Michelle, who is Michelle?

8. Look at this wedding catalog, isn’t it nice?

7. I can’t wait for you to meet my 9 cats.

6. If we are going to trust each other, I need to know your passwords.

5. I’m a princess and I want to be treated that way.

4. It took you 17 minutes to text me back.

3. I want to be married at 26, have children at 29, and own a house at 32.

2. I have 5 kids from 5 different fathers.


1. We need to talk.

Any phrases you think should be in that list? Tell us about them in the comments. On the other hand, if you have trouble staying single, get help here.

When not busy mixing his whites with colors, Flippy works as a writer, translator, and language teacher. In his free time, he plays video games, takes photos, and writes funny stuff. You can find his humor book, Flippy’s Life Lessons Stuff Every Single Man Should Know, published by Relentlessly Creative Books on

Copyright 2017, Flippy. Published with the permission of the author.