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Poor Grammar - Red Flag or Deal Breaker?

Lynnie, on August 13, 2019 at 11:46 AM Posted in Family and Relationships 0 63
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Is bad grammar high on your list of deal breakers? Or is it just a red flag you can deal with, even if it drives you a little crazy! 馃槈

Poor Grammar - Red Flag or Deal Breaker?


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63 Comments

Latest activity by Sweetness, on December 25, 2020 at 10:53 AM
  • Melle
    Legend June 2019
    Melle
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    Not at all. One of my friends was valedictorian but he was a terrible speller. He was a genius at math and science but everything else didn't come as naturally to him.
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  • Cher Horowitz
    Master December 2019
    Cher Horowitz
    • Flag

    I'd say red flag I've learned to deal with. I'm all about the proper grammar life, but FH sees grammar as a suggestion Smiley laugh

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  • Tamera
    Expert May 2020
    Tamera
    • Flag

    A little bit of a red flag, but bad grammar doesn't mean they aren't smart. Especially once you aren't in school anymore, I feel it isn't a large part of a lot of everyone's daily life, unless you do a lot of writing or work in education. Something that can be fixed or worked on.

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  • Kelsey
    VIP September 2020
    Kelsey
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    Red flag! I majored in English so this bothers me. Ugh I get annoyed when peopled don't spell out words when we are texting too.

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  • Caytlyn
    Legend November 2019
    Caytlyn
    • Flag
    Red flag. It bothers me so much but I wouldn鈥檛 end a relationship over it.
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  • Meghan
    Rockstar October 2019
    Meghan
    • Flag
    Red flag. Poor grammar is very annoying and I really don鈥檛 stand it. But I would just try to work on that with my significant other.
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  • H
    Super September 2019
    H
    • Flag
    Depends. If they purposely write/type Lyke D1s or whatever, then yes. Otherwise not at all.
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  • Allie
    Master August 2019
    Allie
    • Flag

    Eh red flag. We're both engineers so math is our thing haha.

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  • Yam
    VIP September 2019
    Yam
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    Not a deal breaker. FH struggles with writing but he鈥檚 extremely intelligent. I鈥檝e never seen a person sold math equations for fun until I met him. He鈥檚 very gifted in math and science, especially quantum physics. We each have different strengths!
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  • Kelly
    VIP October 2020
    Kelly
    • Flag
    I'm dyslexic. Spelling and grammar are not my strong suits. My fiance has a brain injury that also effects his ability to read and write. It'd be pretty hypocritical to hold that against one another. Also someone might not speak English as a first language, or not gone to a good school when they were young. I think holding grammar and spelling against people is petty.
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  • Brianna N
    Super October 2019
    Brianna N
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    Red Flag, it doesn't have to be perfect but we are both educated adults and I would rather he speak properly (instead of using slang, etc.). Which he does, so yay!

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  • Denise
    Super September 2019
    Denise
    • Flag

    It irks me but not enough to even be a red flag honestly

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  • April
    Dedicated November 2020
    April
    • Flag
    Neither, as long they have common sense..
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  • Mrsbdg
    Champion August 2017
    Mrsbdg
    • Flag
    Deal breaker. I couldn鈥檛 tolerate poorly written dating profiles. I鈥檓 glad my husband can help me proof manuscripts 馃グ
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  • Laura
    Master October 2019
    Laura
    • Flag

    Not a big deal. My FH messes up some words sometimes, but it's actually endearing

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  • Birdie
    Savvy March 2020
    Birdie
    • Flag

    Neither. We all have strengths and weaknesses.

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  • Laura
    Expert September 2019
    Laura
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    Red flag. It would annoy me, but not to the point of ending the relationship.

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  • Taylor
    Savvy September 2021
    Taylor
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    Dealbreaker! He doesn鈥檛 need to be a genius by any means. But I鈥檝e had relationships where guys 鈥渢xted lik dis鈥 or would use random words thinking they meant other words (said 鈥済ranite鈥 when he meant 鈥済ranted鈥) and it would get on my nerves! Enough to the point that it effected how I felt about them. Of course, maybe those relationships just weren鈥檛 right for me anyway! But I think those things made a big difference for me.
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  • Sara
    Expert October 2020
    Sara
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    I have horrible grammar so not a deal breaker for me. It is annoying when someone constantly points it out to me especially in front of other people.

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  • Jessica
    Master September 2020
    Jessica
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    Drives me crazy, but I deal with it.
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