‘My boyfriend is threatening to leave me if I get my second Covid vaccine’

A woman said that her boyfriend had threatened to leave her if she got the Covid vaccine even though she needs it to continue going to school, and now she doesn’t know what to do

A woman needed her second dose of the vaccine, but her boyfriend said he would leave her if she got it

A woman said that her boyfriend has threatened to break up with her if she gets her second dose of the Covid vaccine – even though she needs it to continue her education.

Sharing her story anonymously, the woman said that she had been with her boyfriend for just over a year, and that he recently made the threat after she had her first jab.

Initially, she thought he must be joking, but as time went by he became increasingly misinformed about the pandemic and was sceptical about the vaccine.

Now the woman feels as if she is stuck, as she wants to stay with her boyfriend but needs the jab to continue with her education – and has turned to the internet for advice.








The woman didn’t know what to do after her partner made the threat
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Taking to Reddit, she said: “A couple of weeks ago he made a comment about how he would break up with me if I got my second Covid shot.

“I’m not sure if he was joking or not, since he’s made jokes about us breaking up before, but I feel like he could be serious. I need to be double vaccinated in order to get medical work and go to school.

“I try not to talk about it much just to avoid conflict since a lot of things turn into fights with him, but he says stuff about how it’s gonna cause fertility issues with me, while also saying he doesn’t want children.



“I’m not really sure what to do. I do want to still be with him and I’m nervous that he will actually break up with me if I do get it. But I need to get it to continue my medical things and be able to go to school.

“I haven’t said anything to him or asked if he was serious because I am afraid of the outcome. I haven’t said anything to the people close to me, due to fear of what they would say.

“I feel very stuck and lost and feel like I’m potentially creating an ultimatum myself.”




After sharing her story online, other Reddit users came forward to say that the woman should get the vaccine – and should leave her boyfriend.

One said: “That right there is all the reason in the world to dump his sorry a**. Being an idiot about the vaccine is another good reason. Ditch this loser once and for all, and move on with your life.”

While a second said: “Get the second vaccine. Besides, if he’s gonna break up with you over just that, you’re dodging a bullet.”

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