9 Phrases to Scold Your Boyfriend Who Keeps Complaining, “I Want to Quit My Job…”

6. Ignite your boyfriend’s competitiveness, like “So I understand your friend is now an assistant manager.”

“When I heard about my classmate’s success, I got motivated and realized that this is not the time to complain!” Establishing a rival can have an immediate effect. However, if you use your ex-boyfriend as an example, the conversation is unlikely to go well. It would be better to name some of your mutual friends.