5. Starting to laugh before you finish telling your “hilarious” story that isn’t actually funny.
Listening to stories you think are funny, but actually aren’t, can be exhausting for your boyfriend. “She told me that something really funny happened, but she started laughing before telling the punchline and she didn’t give me any context. So, in the end, it wasn’t funny at all,” a teen said. If you have a funny story to tell, try it out on your family and friends first to see if it works.