relationships Red Flags That Mean Your Boyfriend Will Be a Dud in a Year  

Ashley Reign
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List Rules Vote up the biggest red flags that mean a guy's got a REALLY short relationship shelf-life.

Is your dude always talking about himself? Or does he humblebrag about his former sexual conquests, like he doesn't have a clue how that might make you feel? Stuff like this can sometimes be innocent - naive, perhaps - but these behaviors could also be relationship red flags. If you're dating a guy and you're trying to figure out how to know he is the one, watch out for the dating red flags below. They might just mean you're dude's gonna turn out a dud after you two settle into a relationship together. 


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Never following through on things, then making excuses about why

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+ - 523 194
Being selfish and always putting his needs first

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+ - 433 154
The seeming, constant inability to be thoughtful or attentive

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+ - 527 208
Being unable to admit it when he's wrong

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+ - 550 226
Being rude, condescending, or excessivly teasing

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+ - 572 250
Showing more interest in his phone than you

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+ - 444 180
Being seemingly incapable of empathy

8
+ - 391 153
Constantly shifting the focus away from you - and to himself

9
+ - 486 208
Using rationalizations like "I'm just being honest" to justify hurting your feelings

10
+ - 532 235
Being unable to listen without constantly interrupting

11
+ - 430 183
Drinking a lot or using drugs all the time

12
+ - 394 165
Expecting you to always clean up after him

13
+ - 421 190
Being too controlling, jealous, or clingy

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+ - 418 190
Being laid back to the point that he has no ambitions at all

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+ - 400 185
Constantly complaining and having an overly pessimistic outlook on life

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+ - 368 169
Dropping weird, vague hints instead of communicating clearly, like a normal person

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+ - 423 204
Dropping hints and humblebragging about his "player" lifestyle or excessively promiscuous past

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+ - 374 200
Being disrespectful to waiters or retail workers

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+ - 310 168
Not being able to keep himself and/or his environment reasonably clean

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+ - 314 178
Constantly expecting you to pick up the bill

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+ - 344 201
Making sexist, racist, or homophobic comments

22
+ - 184 95
Putting You Down Publicly and Privately:

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+ - 288 181
Being excessively sarcastic or having major trouble being sincere

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+ - 278 184
Being a total push-over and/or incapable of making his own decisions

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+ - 262 203
Not having a life, friends, or hobbies of his own

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+ - 28 6
Being Secretive and Deceitful.

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+ - 14 14
Not Including You or Not Inviting You When He Goes Somewhere

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+ - 9 10
Comparing You to Your Face With Women He Thinks Are Hotter.