Shaquille O’Neal spoke with HipHollywood.com about cheating on Shaunie. In the interview Shaq says he didn’t know how to be in a relationship because he was never taught. He attributes that to his failed marriage with Shaunie.
There are certain things in a relationship that you might be able to say that without proper training you might be lost. I might give it to you if you said you didn’t know how to be a provider. You were unsure about how to keep the flame going in the relationship or how to love as God ordered in the Bible. Fidelity and honesty are the basics. You go into relationships understanding that those are requirements for a successful relationship. Source
His excuse reminds me of one of my favorite poems:
Excuses are tools of the incompetent … those who use them seldom amount to anything …