Would this be a deal breaker for you?

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 Is this good enough reason to break up with this guy?

http://www.grindtv.com/outdoor/blog/51180/canyon+jump+from+400+feet+is+not+exactly+a+lovers+leap/

So, to recap: The girlfriend, one Jessica Powell of Meridian, Idaho, is all strapped in and ready to make the jump at this undisclosed location when she begins having doubts, and finally decides not to jump. The boyfriend, one Creighton Baird of Amarillo, Texas, has already jumped and is encouraging her to jump.

"All right, here we go," Graham says.

"No, Devin, not yet, not yet," Powell says. "I'm not going to jump. I don't know if I can jump."

Graham doesn't force the issue, saying, "I'll count down to zero. If you choose not to jump, I'm totally fine with you not jumping."

There are at least 10 countdowns that are for naught as Powell refuses to jump, and she keeps repeating, "I can't do it," until finally telling her boyfriend, "Honey, I don't want to do it."

"Put two hands on the rope," Baird says.

"Please don't push me off," Powell says. "Please don't."

"I am not. I am not going to push you," Baird says. "I'm not going to push you."

Then, of course, he pushes her. And as she swings to the other side of the canyon, you hear Powell's voice loud and clear: "I'm breaking up with you!"

 

 

by on Feb. 28, 2013 at 1:39 PM
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Rust.n.Gears
by Gold Member on Feb. 28, 2013 at 8:41 PM
I would leave him
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jconney80
by Platinum Member on Feb. 28, 2013 at 8:44 PM
Yeah that's beyond not cool
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jconney80
by Platinum Member on Feb. 28, 2013 at 8:45 PM
Yup

Quoting Rust.n.Gears:

I would leave him
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heydooney
by Danielle :) on Feb. 28, 2013 at 8:51 PM
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This! I can understand if it was life or death, jumping from a burning building or something but off a cliff? Hell no!

Quoting dusky_rose:

Yes! He should have respected her choice.


BeachMommy07
by on Feb. 28, 2013 at 8:54 PM

wow I would never put myself in that position to begin with but that guy is a JERK

Tigress22304
by Gold Member on Feb. 28, 2013 at 8:55 PM

oh hellllll no-his ass would be grass!

bloomsr
by Member on Feb. 28, 2013 at 8:58 PM
It depends. If the jump was a "bucket list" type thing and he knew she would always regret not doing it, then no- not a deal breaker. If my dh ever did that to me he would have to walk home!!
charlene_kyle
by Charlene on Feb. 28, 2013 at 9:33 PM

 

Quoting angieluvsolivia:

 Yep.  If you can't trust someone then, the relationship won't last no matter how hard you try.

 

Rain2Rinse
by Gold Member on Feb. 28, 2013 at 10:03 PM
He is an ass. I would break up with him.
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mrswillie
by CeeCee on Mar. 1, 2013 at 8:14 AM

Oh, hell yeah

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