“All I’m asking is, have you ever ever been in a scenario like that in a relationship the place you felt trapped such as you couldn’t get out of it and it was simply simpler to remain in it?”
It’s the form of query you count on to listen to from a psychologist somewhat than a comic, proper? However certainly, these are the phrases that got here out of the mouth of Scottish stand-up, Daniel Sloss.
In his newest love-themed Netflix particular, “Jigsaw,” Sloss pokes enjoyable at, amongst different issues, the “puzzling relationship patterns,” together with dead-end relationships.
“All I’m asking is have you ever ever by accident caught your self considering how a lot simpler life can be in the event that they had been to only die?” he says, to a hysterical crowd.
“And never since you need them to die however simply because them dying is like the simplest manner so that you can get out of that relationship. And it doesn’t contain both of you getting harm – emotionally.”
Certain, sounds innocent sufficient. But it surely appears Sloss’ “joke” has struck a chord with hundreds of individuals and its impression is life-changing.
In keeping with Sloss, this very joke has been the catalyst for greater than 4,000 relationships ending, 17 canceled engagements and 9 divorces.
“I simply need to let you realize I broke up with my girlfriend as a result of every little thing you stated in jigsaw hit me to the core in one of the simplest ways attainable,” one fan wrote.
“I watched Jigsaw and broke up with my boyfriend right away – goddamn analogies,” one other wrote.
“Me and a lady I used to be simply starting so far (Scottish sarcastically) watched it after intercourse. Instructed her, ‘effectively, I suppose that is it.’ We each agreed.”
Commenting on the flood of messages he was getting, Sloss tweeted that he was going to cease tallying “simply trigger it’s a protracted job to rely ’em.”
He added: “I’ve performed my injury… tbh I’m completely satisfied to only watch the world fucking burn at this level.”
Conserving a tally on Twitter, Sloss has been posing messages he receives from followers about their very own breakups.