Marriage is considered a significant milestone in anyone’s life, a union that is supposed to last forever. However, sometimes things don’t go as planned, and marriages come to a swift end. It’s not always due to the typical reasons of infidelity, money problems, or growing apart. In fact, some marriages end for the most bizarre and unexpected reasons. Recently, a viral thread on Reddit has shed light on the awkward and peculiar reasons why some people’s marriages lasted less than a year. From foot fetishes to mistaken identities, these stories will leave you shaking your head in disbelief.
1. The Foot Fetish That Ruined It All
One individual shared that their partner had an unusual foot fetish, and it got in the way of their relationship. They mentioned that their partner was more interested in their feet than their personality or feelings. The user humorously added that their partner wanted to paint their toenails every night before bed.
2. The Love Triangle That Ended the Marriage
A respondent shared that their partner had developed feelings for their best friend, which led to the end of their marriage. The respondent also mentioned that their partner refused to end their friendship with the other person, which resulted in them being unable to work things out.
3. The Mother-In-Law Who Did Not Approve
One user shared that their mother-in-law had never approved of their marriage, and things came to a head when they moved into the same apartment building. The mother-in-law would often interfere in their daily lives and put unnecessary pressure on their relationship. Eventually, the respondent and their partner decided that it was best to end the marriage and go their separate ways.
4. The Case of Mistaken Identity
One individual shared that their partner was not who they claimed to be. The user mentioned that they found out that their partner had lied about their name, their past, and their family. The respondent humorously added that their partner was like a character out of a spy movie.
5. The Partner Who Wanted a Pet More Than a Marriage
Another respondent shared that their partner was more interested in adopting a dog than working on their marriage. The respondent mentioned that their partner had become obsessed with adopting a particular breed and would spend hours researching different breeders. The respondent realized that they could not compete with the partner’s love for dogs.
6. The Haunted House that Ended the Marriage
One user shared that their partner’s obsession with horror movies led them to buy a haunted house. The respondent, who was initially excited about the new home, soon realized that their partner had become fixated on the paranormal. The user humorously added that they didn’t mind the ghostly occurrences, but their partner’s obsession was too much to handle.
7. The Bizarre Eating Habits
Another respondent shared that their partner had some strange eating habits that were a deal-breaker. The user mentioned that their partner would mix all their food together and eat it like a soup. The respondent added that they couldn’t handle the sound of their partner slurping and crunching their food together and that it ultimately led to the end of their marriage.
8. The Raccoon Lover
One individual shared that their partner was obsessed with raccoons and would bring them home as pets. The user added that they didn’t mind the occasional raccoon as a pet, but their partner’s obsession with them was too much to handle. The respondent humorously added that they felt like they were living in a zoo instead of a home.
9. The Parent Trap
One respondent shared that their partner was too close to their parent and would often put their parent’s needs before their own. The respondent mentioned that their partner would call their parent every day and would go to great lengths to please them. The respondent added that they couldn’t handle being in a marriage where their partner’s loyalty was divided.
10. The Superhero Obsessed
Another individual shared that their partner was obsessed with superheroes and would dress up as one at any given opportunity. The user added that their partner’s superhero obsession had become too much to handle and that they felt like they were living in a comic book.