18 Funny Distracted Boyfriend Memes That Show What We Really Want

The distracted or disloyal boyfriend is probably one of the original memes.

Almost any topic could be used when comparing the thing you have with the thing you want.

Check out these funny variations today!

Dogs vs People

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Dog lovers sometimes prefer the company of dogs to people.

Healthy Lunch Vs. Going Out

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I remember many days when I worked at an office where my healthy packed lunch was shunned to go out for lunch.

What’s For Dinner?

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Because getting takeout is so much easier than staying dedicated to meal planning.

Fancy Coffee

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In 2023, the choices for things to add to coffee are vast. Regular coffee is jealous!

Making Comparisons

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Sometimes things that are different are compared, like oranges and apples.

Lost In Our Phones

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Sometimes we’d rather scroll on our phones than interact with those around us.

Recycling

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In my area, Styrofoam isn’t recyclable, but paper and many types of plastic are.

Goals

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Sometimes, completing achievements in a video game can feel more fun and easier than working on real-life goals that lead to success.

Driving Old Cars

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Driving old cars is one way to avoid debt, but it can leave us longing for an upgrade.

New Projects Vs. Current Project

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Starting a new project can be more fun than finishing the current project.

Grammar Matters

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Poor grammar can be a turn-off.

Kittens Vs. Cat

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Kittens are fun and exciting when compared to the old senior cat. Personally, I prefer adult cats to kittens!

The News, or Is it?

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Stories, where we can judge a person’s actions, are popular in 2023.

Procrastination

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Because sometimes we procrastinate on our homework as long as possible!

I remember staying up well into the night to finish term papers the day before they were due, even though I knew about the deadline for weeks.

Getting New Games

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So, my husband and I had a habit for years of buying new board games, even though we still had yet to open other games.

Fun vs. Responsibilities

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There are usually things that need to be done but it’s tempting to just have fun!

Different Personalities

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As an introvert, I appreciate having time alone occasionally.

Memes When Bored at Work

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Looking at memes is more fun than working!

Funny Animal Memes

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Enjoy some animal-themed memes!

Funny Work Memes

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Are you stuck working during the long weekend? Laugh at some work memes:

Words Can Be Hard for Some

Mispronounced Words
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There are words that I struggle to say correctly. How about you?

Generation X Kid Things

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There are things I did as a kid in the 1980s that kids these days don’t do anymore.

Is Lying Ever Okay?

Bored Woman Talking To Another Woman
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Are those little white lies better than the truth?

Author: Heidi Bender

Title: Writer

Expertise: Thank You Notes

Bio:

Heidi Bender is a writer and author who founded Tons of Thanks. She aims to help people write thank-you notes by providing examples and tips. She is the author of She is the author of A Modern Guide to Writing Thank-You Notes.