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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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    215

    Being selfish and always putting his needs first

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    728
    245

    Never following through on things, then making excuses about why

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    606
    206

    The seeming, constant inability to be thoughtful or attentive

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    603
    208

    Being seemingly incapable of empathy

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    666
    239

    Being unable to admit it when he's wrong

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    637
    252

    Showing more interest in his phone than you

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    291
    86

    Being Secretive and Deceitful.

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    615
    256

    Being rude, condescending, or excessivly teasing

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    515
    206

    Constantly shifting the focus away from you - and to himself

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    476
    198

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

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    553
    249

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

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    465
    215

    Constantly complaining and having an overly pessimistic outlook on life

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    461
    219

    Expecting you to always clean up after him

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    467
    231

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

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    520
    266

    Being unable to listen without constantly interrupting

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    469
    240

    Drinking a lot or using all the time

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    455
    249

    Being too controlling, jealous, or clingy

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    315
    183

    Putting You Down Publicly and Privately:

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    418
    264

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

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    394
    254

    Making sexist, racist, or homophobic comments

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    351
    225

    Being excessively sarcastic or having major trouble being sincere

  • 22
    357
    235

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

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    325
    252

    Constantly expecting you to pick up the bill

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    312
    244

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

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    189
    140

    Not Including You or Not Inviting You When He Goes Somewhere

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