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People Are Sharing Their "Dating Dealbreakers" When It Comes To Physical Appearance — And Geez, The Judgement Is Strong

"I'm not shallow, but they gross me the hell out."

People are usually more quiet about revealing their physical dating turnoffs, so when Reddit user u/[deleted] asked "What minor physical characteristics are dating dealbreakers for you?" I thought it was pretty surprising to see how brutally honest people got.

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I'm curious if you agree, disagree, or fall somewhere in between. Here are some of the responses from the thread.

1. "An off-putting laugh."

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"I started getting into a girl in my class. She was good-looking and cute. When we went out, I made her laugh and oh my god that laughter sounded like a woodchopper trying to have sex with Satan's trident. It was awful. I couldn't look past it. My friends called me shallow for it but I just couldn't." —u/Patzzer

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2. "Body odor."

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—u/g01drush

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3. "Someone who talks reeeealllyyy slowly."

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"Also anyone with an extreme accent. I wouldn't be able to stand it for long."

—u/keeney1228·

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4. "Bad dental hygiene."

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—u/Yuphrum


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5. "Yellow teeth."

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—u/Yavga


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6. "Large moles."

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"I can't date anyone with large moles or warts on their face or upper body. I'm not shallow, but they gross me the hell out. If I was them, I'd definitely have them removed by any means necessary." —u/Mcheetah


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7. "Stray neck hairs."

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"When a guy repeatedly misses an area shaving so he's got one really long neck hair but the rest is shaved..... cringe." —u/this_will_go_poorly

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8. "A face fit for politics."

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"I don't know how to describe it, but imagine a really snooty politician and you're almost there. Nick Clegg is a pretty good candidate for face-you-just-want-to-punch syndrome IMO, or possibly Piers Morgan."—u/OneRandomTeaDrinker

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9. "Guys with long nails."

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"Actually it's more like guys that don't have short nails. Any white tip on those nails and it's a no." —u/ktko42

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10. "An insincere smile."

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"I don't care if his teeth are perfect — but some guys just have icky, insincere smiles." —u/RabbitsOnAChalkboard

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