8 Types of Men We’re Boycotting
Betty’s dating dealbreakers.
VH1’s new Undateable series (Thursdays at 10 pm) mocks all the little dealbreakers that make dudes undateable. The show itself – inspired by Ellen Rakieten and Anne Coyle’s book, Undateable: 311 Things Guys Do That Guarantee They Won’t be Dating or Having Sex – falls in the supremely lame aisle of the obvious store.
Do I really need the cast of Jersey Shore explaining why I shouldn’t date a guy who wears “jorts” (jeans shorts) or sports a mullet? So glad they saved me from a fate worse than Bumpits. And then they diss men who savor wine-in-a-box. In what universe is that a bad thing? A wine-in-box aficionado saves his pennies, enjoys drinking and has ample refrigerator space. Win!
Instead of superficial slip-ups, I’d like to point out the MAJOR CHARACTER FLAWS that make a man undateable. These are qualities women find irrationally irresistible and/or constantly make excuses for (write what you know). But the bad boys who embody them almost always lead to wasted time and broken hearts.
So Betty’s taking a romantic stand. Here are the eight types of men we’re officially boycotting: