Valentine’s Day is meant to be a day about love and displaying your vital different how a lot you respect them, however one man used that day as a chance to give his girlfriend one final date earlier than ending their relationship.
Antonia Hylton, a correspondent and producer for VICE, took to Twitter Saturday (Feb. 15) to share along with her followers what occurred to her on Valentine’s Day.
She stated her boyfriend of greater than 2 years took her out on a date to see The Photograph, a newly released film essentially about #BlackLove starring Issa Rae and LaKeith Stanfield.
And not long after their V-Day date, he completely blindsided her by dumping her, apparently for no reason (or at least not one that she was aware of).
Hylton said she can understand being dumped (hey, it happens to the best of us!) but what she doesn’t understand is why the hell did he take her out on a date first … to see a movie about love … ON VALENTINE’S DAY?!
“I… cannot wrap my head around why he took me out first,” she tweeted. “Is that a thing? Are men ok???”
I mean honestly, wheretheydothatat?!
My boyfriend of 2+ years took me out to see The Photograph last night and then broke up with me. And I’m down about all the usual stuff… but I… cannot wrap my head around why he took me out first. Is that a thing? Are men ok???
— Antonia Hylton (@ahylton26) February 15, 2020
The replies to her publish on Twitter had been simply as confused, with most providing assist and principally telling her: He was trash sis, you ain’t want that kind of power in your life anyway.
“As an old lady, let me promise you—it is always a blessing,” stated world-famous broadcast journalist Soledad O’Brien. “Doesn’t feel like it, I’m sure, but life is hard and you need people around you who are in it for the long haul. Trust me on this.”
As an outdated woman, let me promise you—it’s at all times a blessing. Doesn’t really feel prefer it, I’m certain, however life is tough and also you want folks round you who’re in it for the lengthy haul. Trust me on this.
— Soledad O’Brien (@soledadobrien) February 15, 2020
“I’m so sorry. That’s TRASH trash,” tweeted one other supporter, author/activist Brittany Cunningham. “He wasn’t smart enough for you to be with if he was dumb enough to break up with you!”
I’m so sorry. That’s TRASH trash.
He wasn’t good sufficient for you to be with if he was dumb sufficient to break up with you!
— brittany packnett cunningham (@MsPackyetti) February 15, 2020
Another girl provided a heartbreaking breakup story of her personal: “My ex of 8 years planned and executed 2 surprise birthday parties for me in the same weekend for my 30th, then left me and our 1 and 2 year old daughters for another woman he fell in love with [during] the time me and the girls went away for a week.”
My ex of eight years deliberate and executed 2 shock birthday events for me in the identical weekend for my 30th, then left me and our 1 and a pair of 12 months outdated daughters for one more girl he fell in love with durning the time me and the ladies went away for per week.
— Dior? (@ThyDior) February 15, 2020
And one girl provided to go all Jazmine Sullivan on the person’s automobile: “You can slash the tires. I can key the car.” Brittany Cunningham, as soon as once more, replied: “I got the bat to the headlights.”
I bought the bat to the headlights
— brittany packnett cunningham (@MsPackyetti) February 15, 2020
Women weren’t the one ones providing their assist both.
Shermichael Singleton, who in accordance to his Twitter bio is a author and political consulted stated: “First, I’m sorry for your break up. Secondly, no that is not how you end things with someone you love and care about. Those are the actions of a boy, not a man.”
First, I’m sorry in your break up. Secondly, no that’s not the way you finish issues with somebody you’re keen on and care about. Those are the actions of a boy, not a person.
— Shermichael Singleton (@Shermichael_) February 15, 2020
Another man tweeted: “Wait, he took you out on Valentine’s Day to break up with you? Who raised him???”
Wait, he took you out on Valentine’s Day to break up with you? Who raised him??? pic.twitter.com/gRIRpzCANk
— Honorable Rod Shaw (@aswadrodz) February 15, 2020
See extra anecdotes tweets of assist under:
Night earlier than our son’s highschool commencement, husband walks in from work, broadcasts he doesn’t love me anymore & is leaving. Had to fake I used to be okay via commencement & household social gathering the subsequent day. Found out later he’d been dishonest on me since I barely survived most cancers 2 yrs earlier than.
— JediPancakes ? ? ???? (@Jedigrl99) February 15, 2020
My exhusband instructed me he needed a divorce within the center of christmas purchasing, took me to dinner, then jumped my bones all evening earlier than confirming he desires a divorce the subsequent day together with his mommy by his aspect ?
— Sydney. (@murderinomomma) February 16, 2020
My boyfriend of 4.5 years flew throughout the nation (lengthy distance), spent Four days with my household, took me out all weekend after which broke up with me whereas I used to be driving him to the airport.
Men are trash.
— Sydney Nicole ? (@sydney__nicolee) February 15, 2020
Seems like some warped pondering on his half, determined want to nonetheless be seen as a “nice,” man and a misguided try to soften the blow. You deserved full honesty. When he comes again round please keep in mind how he determined to finish it. #bye #blocked #whoru #dontknowu #seeyounever
— Halima???? (@imdatfeminist) February 15, 2020
one time I had a man take me out for lunch on valentines day, did not order meals after I had already ordered, did not discuss the entire time and simply watched me eat, got here again to my home fell asleep, left and broke up with me over textual content ?
— very tiny (@selfsooothing) February 16, 2020
THIS HAPPENED TO ME!!! I dated a person for about 6 mo. He needed exclusivity instantly. (Red flag) I’m a single mother w/three children & going out should be deliberate. He invited me out. I bought dressed up, employed a sitter. I bought there & he broke up with me. Would have most popular a textual content. ?
— Laura Miers (@LauraMiers) February 15, 2020
A egocentric man is undeserving of a robust girl.
Sending you hugs and good vibes ?
— Xorje Olivares (@XorjeO) February 15, 2020
Hold on my ex-husband purchased me a huge TV (?) and as I used to be putting in it he requested for a divorce. We simply want yet another instance and it’s a factor.
— Virginia Heffernan (@web page88) February 15, 2020
Please do not generalize about all males primarily based upon the habits of one. And this is the encouraging rule of thumb: Your subsequent one shall be sweeter.
— Sandy Darity, Retweets don’t imply endorsement. (@SandyDarity) February 16, 2020