You know how guys always prefer to end things by just ghosting? Here's a new twist on that old-school Scum 101 move
: A London immigration officer decided to make his wife "disappear" by placing her on a do-not-fly list
while she was visiting relatives in Pakistan. His plan worked brilliantly for three years, and his wife was not allowed to reenter the country. But when homie came up for a promotion
, a prerequisite background check was run. That's when the powers that be noticed that his wife was on a list of people considered "not conducive to the public good" of Britain. (How's that for strong language? Gotta love those Brits, polite to the bitter end!) This raised eyebrows, to say the least, and it wasn't long before the Brits put two and two together. Anyway, the guy was sacked, and hopefully his wife was allowed back into the country (unfortunately, the article didn't say whether she was).
And here, ladies and gentlemen, is my takeaway from this whole mess: Men of Earth -- it's time to grow a pair and start breaking off relationships
like the postpubescents we are. I mean, come on! How hard is it to say, "I want out"?
Moving on…. This seems like a good place to share your "most unnecessarily elaborate breakup stories," whether you were the dumper or the dumpee. Come on, let's squeeze a little comedy out of your personal pain. What
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