19 Relationship Spats That Prove Love Makes Us All Idiots

They say pick your battles, but clearly, no one on this list got the memo.

A Reddit thread popped up Monday asking folks to describe the stupidest argument they've ever had. Not surprisingly, a large portion of the the 15,000-plus responses revolved around romantic relationships, because let's be honest, love makes us all a little crazy sometimes.

Here are 19 arguments that remind us why bickering with an S.O. is just the worst:

1. "My wife and I got into a shouting match as to whose friend's wedding we would attend IF they scheduled them for the same weekend. Neither was even engaged yet."

2. "I had an ex argue with me 'over which would weigh more, a pound of bricks or a pound of feathers.' We went back and forth forever while I tried to explain it to her. It did not help when her mother chimed in with 'what about a pound of wet feathers?!' The apple does not fall far from the tree."

3. "I once barricaded myself in the bathroom with my then girlfriend screaming at me and trying to break down the door, over who got to cook potatoes that night."

4. "My wife was angry at me because I made the sink wet."

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5. "This weekend my GF and I had a fight over whether flavored oatmeal or cereal were more unhealthy. I tried to finalize the argument as 'let's just look it up' but she is very stubborn and the argument went a full day later."

6. "My wife and I got into a screaming match because our broccoli wasn't growing as well as we thought it should, and clearly it was the other person's fault."

7. "My ex and I got into a very, very heated debate about if you put icing on a muffin then it's a cupcake. Bull shit. Absolute bull shit. Completely different recipe. We're still friends 6+ years later and every time someone mentions muffins/cupcakes around us we just death stare each other."

8. "One day my girlfriend was angry all day ... yelling at me, then finally saying 'well at least I didn't kiss another person while we were together.' Dumb struck, I asked her when this happened. She said "yesterday at your friend's party" ... It was at that point that we realized it was a dream."


9. "An 'I'm breaking up with you' April fool's joke led to the real thing.

10. "My husband and I argued over garbage bags at Walmart for about half an hour. He said he wanted the very large black bags because they hold more stuff, even though they don't fit in a kitchen garbage can when loaded completely full. I argued that if he wanted to cram a lot of stuff in there we should get the force flex bags... Now garbage bags are a touchy subject."

11. "[My wife and I] recently had an argument about how we would furnish the non-existent, hypothetical, 8 bedroom mansion we would live in if we were billionaires. She wanted it to be full of antiques. I wanted a stylish and futuristic, minimalist theme."

12. "A yelling argument about where to get lunch that ended with my girlfriend at the time crying in bath tub saying, 'all I wanted was tacos'. The hangry is real."


13. "I once argued with a gf about whether or not we were going to have an argument."

14. 'I argued with my ex-wife over when AM was, and when PM was... and not some philosophical or semantic debate. I mean, she argued AM was how we label the afternoon -- that the A was for afternoon."

15. "I once argued with my husband over what day his birthday was on. Took me a few minutes to realize that maybe, just maybe, he was more likely to have it right than me."


16. "My ex and I once got in an argument that led to him screaming at me and storming out of our apartment. The topic? How many verses there are in that 'ding fries are done' song Peter sings in Family Guy."

17. "I had a boyfriend who insisted that some rivers flow uphill. Specifically, that the Truckee River in Reno, NV was on its way to and not from Donner Lake. Yeah."

18. "My wife and I got in an argument over nachos. When we were halfway through, she said I had eaten my share and the rest were hers. What?"

And for the win, the argument we've all had:

19. "Which restaurant to choose? (ALWAYS with my wife, and ALWAYS when we are hungry). Goes like:"

Me: Where do you want to go eat?
Wife: I dunno, where do you want to go?
Me: How about (insert name)?
Wife: No ...
Me: How about (insert name)?
Wife: Nah,
Me: Well, if you know where you don't want to go, where do you want to go?
Wife: You never make a decision.
And off it goes."


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