Love & Sex What 'cockblocking' means & why no one likes it

Annoyingly though, chances are that you have been here, done this few times already.

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You are vibing well with a babe, getting along well and all.

She's smiling at your silly jokes, resting her arm on your shoulder, holding your hand and letting it linger there...

Everything is going on pretty smoothly until your friends or hers [often uglier and without male attention] come and drag you away from her, or her away from you.

As she reluctantly goes away with them, you wail inside, knowing that your chance of getting laid just went up in smoke.

My man, take this hankie and cry wella, because you have just been cock-blocked!

play That feeling you get when you have just been cockblocked (Youtube)


The scenario feels familiar, right? Of course that’s because whether you are a guy or babe, you probably have been in a situation like this before.

Urban dictionary’s definition of cockblocking says “when you are going to hookup with some chick and then someone (her friend, cousin, whatever) comes in and sees to it that it doesnt happen.”

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The term can be expanded to include being blocked from getting a babe to fall in love with you. The term also covers when babes stand in each other’s way to getting the 'D'.

play Sometimes, girls also hang around too long when they should bounce along and let their friends be alone with a guy they like (VSB)

Note that cockblocking happens intentionally or unintentionally. So there is a possibility that you might have stood in someone’s way of getting laid, or getting love without even knowing it.

When people intentionally cockblock, their reasons include jealousy, being protective of the babe/guy, competition and pure old pettiness.

play Cockblocking hurts bad. Don't do it (Meme Generator)


It actually hurts to the bone when someone intentionally stands in your way when you are fairly certain that a babe/guy is already feeling you and is ready to give you their heart, or to let you go ‘downtown’.

It goes without saying that no one loves to be cockblocked. So guys, babes, live and let live.

Afterall, shebi na chop make I chop na hin make sense pass for this life.

What's your experience with cockblocking?»

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