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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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    Being selfish and always putting his needs first

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    732
    246

    Never following through on things, then making excuses about why

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    610
    208

    The seeming, constant inability to be thoughtful or attentive

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    609
    210

    Being seemingly incapable of empathy

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    672
    240

    Being unable to admit it when he's wrong

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    641
    254

    Showing more interest in his phone than you

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    Being Secretive and Deceitful.

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    619
    258

    Being rude, condescending, or excessivly teasing

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    519
    209

    Constantly shifting the focus away from you - and to himself

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    479
    200

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

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    556
    252

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

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    468
    217

    Constantly complaining and having an overly pessimistic outlook on life

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    464
    222

    Expecting you to always clean up after him

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    469
    235

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

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    523
    268

    Being unable to listen without constantly interrupting

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    473
    243

    Drinking a lot or using all the time

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    459
    252

    Being too controlling, jealous, or clingy

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    320
    184
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    Putting You Down Publicly and Privately:

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    418
    267

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

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    356
    225

    Being excessively sarcastic or having major trouble being sincere

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    396
    258

    Making sexist, racist, or homophobic comments

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    359
    239

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

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    329
    253

    Constantly expecting you to pick up the bill

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    314
    247

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

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    143
    Sarah Rasch added

    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.