Despite my gut feeling, many people told me that those were good signs he might be a good guy and that those things would turn into perks.So, taking others’ advice, I gave those losers a shot — only to get horribly burned and blamed for not noticing it all later.
“We only dated a month but the red flags were immediate and I ignored them.
I shouldn’t have.” – Jeff The takeaway: If your senses of humor don’t match, it’s gonna be a hard life together. I was 18 at the time and thought it was cute how he was so into me.
“A guy I dated was constantly texting other girls who were his ‘friends.’ I got curious after we ran into one of his ‘friends’ who was a little too touchy. And of course he tried to make me think I was insane and just jealous.
She just seemed a little too excited to see him, you know? He was manipulative from the start.” – Christine The takeaway: It can feel impossible to tell if a guy’s being inappropriate with the girls he claims to be friends with.
And if you’re a ‘Friends’ person dating a ‘Seinfeld’ person, you will bore them and utterly fail to understand their neuroses and anxiety.
Guess who learned this the hard way.” – Madison The takeaway: Opposites can attract, but sometimes they can’t connect. “Then I finally went to visit him for a long weekend and I became very convinced he wasn’t into girls.
Of course, people always asked me if I didn’t notice warning signs when we first started to date.
And, in truth, in some of the cases that I experienced, certain qualities about a guy seemed off.
“I also made an abortion joke, and she started crying.