Updated 13 December 2013

Going back to the boyfriend from hell

This user has a friend with the worst boyfriend ever. She moans about him, but keeps on going back for more. Is it time for this user to end the friendship?


This user has a friend with the worst boyfriend ever. He cheats on her, he drinks, he insults her, he disappears over weekends and he doesn't pay his share.

And yet, the friend keeps going back for more of the same treatment – and then complains about the boyfriend.

How much should you take? Where are the boundaries of friendship? How do you handle it when someone keeps complaining about a dreadful partner, but come Monday they're back together again?

Have your say about what you would do in the circumstances and whether you would end the friendship.

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