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

List RulesVote 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 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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    739
    216

    Being selfish and always putting his needs first

  • 2
    297
    90

    Being Secretive and Deceitful.

  • 3
    733
    246

    Never following through on things, then making excuses about why

  • 4
    614
    205

    The seeming, constant inability to be thoughtful or attentive

  • 5
    612
    207

    Being seemingly incapable of empathy

  • 6
    673
    240

    Being unable to admit it when he's wrong

  • 7
    643
    251

    Showing more interest in his phone than you

  • 8
    517
    205

    Constantly shifting the focus away from you - and to himself

  • 9
    617
    256

    Being rude, condescending, or excessivly teasing

  • 10
    481
    199

    Dropping weird, vague hints instead of communicating clearly, like a normal person

  • 11
    555
    249

    Using rationalizations like "I'm just being honest" to justify hurting your feelings

  • 12
    467
    214

    Constantly complaining and having an overly pessimistic outlook on life

  • 13
    466
    217

    Expecting you to always clean up after him

  • 14
    472
    230

    Being laid back to the point that he has no ambitions at all

  • 15
    524
    263

    Being unable to listen without constantly interrupting

  • 16
    473
    239

    Drinking a lot or using all the time

  • 17
    459
    247

    Being too controlling, jealous, or clingy

  • 18
    318
    182

    Putting You Down Publicly and Privately:

  • 19
    421
    261

    Dropping hints and humblebragging about his "player" lifestyle or excessively promiscuous past

  • 20
    353
    222

    Being excessively sarcastic or having major trouble being sincere

  • 21
    395
    253

    Making sexist, racist, or homophobic comments

  • 22
    357
    234

    Not being able to keep himself and/or his environment reasonably clean

  • 23
    190
    138

    Not Including You or Not Inviting You When He Goes Somewhere

  • 24
    327
    249

    Constantly expecting you to pick up the bill

  • 25
    311
    243

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

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