She's a complete wild child and free spirit, until you discover she was saving herself-for you.
Red Flags: Longing gazes at wedding-dress magazines, a season pass for TLC's A Wedding Story on her Ti Vo, or hours and hours of inane wedding talk while on the phone with her friends all signify you've got a future Bridezilla just dying to get behind the veil. Suggest a ménage à trois-or float the idea of an open relationship.
When you start dating a new girl, it’s easy to overlook her flaws. Researchers at the University College London found that feelings of love suppress the brain activity that controls critical thought, which means that you’re more likely to ignore those red flags.
What’s worse, those lovey-dovey feelings you get are a result of the same underlying brain chemistry that happens when someone uses cocaine.
So how do you decide who to date, who to engage as a friend only, and from whom you should walk away while muttering under your breath, “No way, Jose!
” Sometimes you won’t know the answer until you’ve been around a person once or twice.
If this girl has mood swings over texting, she’s probably just as unpredictable in real life. And when she pins a expectation on you — regardless of what you think about it — the relationship is bound to crash and burn.
Two or more, however, and you have a definite problem on your hands. Red Flags: If she orders weird drinks, looks uncomfortable at the bar, or spends most of her time hiding behind her purse on the stool, you've got a girl who can't wait to give up the nightlife.
Exit Strategy: Cut her off as abruptly and as ruthlessly as possible. A slower breakaway will only leave her thinking you belong together . Exit Strategy: Hit the bars hard until she can't take it anymore. Be sure to tell her how much you appreciate the fact that she's comfortable being plain-and that you're glad she doesn't care about her looks.
But you can learn a lot about potential date before you ever go out with them.
Here are ten negative traits that should wave a red flag of danger when you observe them.