culture 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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1
647 233
Never following through on things, then making excuses about why

2
578 211
Being selfish and always putting his needs first

3
482 171
The seeming, constant inability to be thoughtful or attentive

4
573 226
Being unable to admit it when he's wrong

5
593 251
Being rude, condescending, or excessivly teasing

6
486 202
Being seemingly incapable of empathy

7
609 275
Showing more interest in his phone than you

8
524 228
Using rationalizations like "I'm just being honest" to justify hurting your feelings

9
428 176
Constantly shifting the focus away from you - and to himself

10
561 259
Being unable to listen without constantly interrupting

11
465 206
Drinking a lot or using drugs all the time

12
422 189
Expecting you to always clean up after him

13
450 207
Being laid back to the point that he has no ambitions at all

14
398 187
Dropping weird, vague hints instead of communicating clearly, like a normal person

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15
445 218
Being too controlling, jealous, or clingy

16
428 208
Constantly complaining and having an overly pessimistic outlook on life

17
443 233
Dropping hints and humblebragging about his "player" lifestyle or excessively promiscuous past

18
336 194
Not being able to keep himself and/or his environment reasonably clean

19
388 232
Being disrespectful to waiters or retail workers

20
367 230
Making sexist, racist, or homophobic comments

21
328 209
Constantly expecting you to pick up the bill

22
208 121
Judyt added Putting You Down Publicly and Privately:

23
312 205
Being excessively sarcastic or having major trouble being sincere

24
294 214
Being a total push-over and/or incapable of making his own decisions

25
286 228
Not having a life, friends, or hobbies of his own

26
54 26
Sarah Rasch added Being Secretive and Deceitful.

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41 38
Sarah Rasch added Not Including You or Not Inviting You When He Goes Somewhere

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22 47
Sheila Jenkins added Comparing You to Your Face With Women He Thinks Are Hotter.