in love or at least in lust, you’re more willing to compromise to keep your partner’s interest. That’s a nice way of saying: you’ll pretend to give a fuck to get laid. But the things you’re willing to care about when it comes to women can be fleeting. Sure, you’ll try to remember their friends and which coffee shops they prefer to get their pumpkin spice latte from, but do you really want to let that stuff take up space in your head? Of course not. No one does, which is why we compiled this list to remind you what you’re pretending to care about before you actually find yourself caring.
Photo: ElenaNichizhenova (Getty Images) Are you living that double life of pretending to give a shit about your girlfriend’s interests? Which is the most annoying to feign interest in? Dig deep and let us know in the comments!
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Things Men Pretend To Like
It's not that you don't care about your compatibility, but it's seriously got nothing to do with the day and time you were born. Just let her pull that tarot card from the deck and mirror her reaction. Otherwise, you'll get another tutorial on divination.
True Crime Anything
These days, it's like women have cornered the market when it comes to devouring murder mysteries. They live and die for their true crime documentaries, so you better buckle up and be ready to settle in to some disturbing details if you want anything else out of them.
It's time to check out when you hear her say, "Do you think this lipstick would look good on me?" Really, who knows. Just smile and nod.
monthly visitor pretty much determines your freedom, so you really should care about it. Still, it's just one more thing you have to endure just to enjoy adult time with your chosen intimate partner.
the show (but maybe the show, too). Really, how the hell are you supposed to know the difference between three different Karens? Yet somehow, if you want things to last, you'll figure it out.
Smile. Nod. Agree. Everyone she works with is a monster except that one person she goes to lunch with. Whoever they are, that's the name to clock early on and bring up as though you've actually been following along.
Stassi...who? You're going to have to remember just enough about their favorite reality shows that you're not forced to rewatch the entire series as a tutorial for shit to talk about.
It's not that you don't care what she wears. It's that participating in the nightmarish process of what looks good is just something you'd rather opt out of. If you do, she'll likely opt out of you.
It's baby time and if it isn't, you better pretend like it is or get the fuck out of dodge.