Poll Results Show That South African Men Would Choose to Leave Girlfriends Who Turn Down a Marriage Proposal

Poll Results Show That South African Men Would Choose to Leave Girlfriends Who Turn Down a Marriage Proposal

  • Mzansi's men were probed on their reactions if they asked their girlfriends to marry them only for them to say no
  • SA's boyfriends said that they would end their relationship entirely, stating that continuing with the relationship would be like flogging a dead horse
  • Others felt that if a woman refuses to get engaged, that means that she isn't in love with the man in the first place

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A question was posed to men on Facebook after a scenario of a proposal gone wrong was painted. Men were asked if they were turned down by their girlfriends after proposing, would they continue with the relationship or call it quits.

Briefly News received over 200 comments from people who weighed in on the matter. This was after they read the devastating outcome of a proposal gone wrong:

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"You approach her with the idea and her response breaks your heart. 'I don’t think you’re the one I want to spend the rest of my life with,' says your woman."
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Men shared how they would react to their girlfriends turning down their proposals. Image: Getty Images
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A large number of gentlemen who commented on the Facebook post said that they would leave their girlfriends. They reasoned that staying in that relationship would lead to other issues, such as cheating.

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Here are some of the comments:

Lebogang Matebesi said:

"Going to drink alcohol this weekend till tuesday then after that i demote her smoothly to be my side chick‍."

Nathan Katlego Papa-Kgatoentle Soma said:

"I leave with the immediate effect. Can't be wasting my time with someone who doesn't see me in her future."

Mabena Vincent Mabena said:

"I'll just save myself from being cheated on. I cheat first."

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Ramphoreng Mositsa said;

"It's obvious you're in love alone and if you persist and end up convincing her you will forever regret because she'll be with you married and busy searching."

Mosaid Ceballos Leb-zee said:

"I would leave her. I am ready to settle and she not, it took me a whole lotta time to reach that stage, so it's a wrap‍."

Ilunga Youssouf said:

"I'm leaving her. It's better if she let you know early. It's time to go do other things."

Thabiso Malatse Thabethe said:

"I don't force things, I will leave her."

Runaway groom dumps bride as she prepares to walk down the aisle

Briefly News reported that Makgomo Rathethe was excited about her big wedding day. She was busy applying her make-up when she received a call that changed everything. As she braced herself to put on her wedding dress, the groom’s father called.

Her mother, Dorah Rathethe, from Tembisa answered and conveyed the challenging message to Makgomo – the wedding was called off. Dorah said she then left the room as her daughter needed time to regain her composure.

Source: Briefly News

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