Instead of winning, sometimes you show more character by accepting defeat. But this man just couldn’t take a loss and revealed how fragile his ego really is.
In a viral Reddit post published on the ‘Am I the [Jerk]?‘ community, user Forsaken-Treacle-654 said she and her husband invited another couple for an afternoon game of squash.
The two couples had been playing squash for the last few months but their friends, Rebecca and her boyfriend Joe, were newbies—which is nothing to be ashamed of. Whatever you do, you have to start somewhere. And everyone seemed to be aware of it and had fun enjoying a workout and each other’s company.
Everyone except Joe.
After losing a few times to a woman, his self-defense mechanism went into overdrive, trying to restore his inflated sense of worth.
This guy’s ego is so fragile, he couldn’t stand losing to a woman in a game of squash
Image credits: cburypix (not the actual photo)
And took all of his frustration out on other people, including his partner
Ian Robertson, Ph.D., who is a neuropsychologist and author …….