Entering a new relationship can be wonderfully exiting. Getting to know someone and experiencing new things can be lots of fun, not to mention life changing! However, the art of dating isn’t always a walk in the park, obviously. Although thrilling, the whole thing can also be extremely nerve wracking and sometimes the surprises you face are bad ones rather than good. Here we have a range of people sharing their ‘red flags’ that they experienced before, during and in hindsight of, their relationships. Take a look!
Huge red flag, indeed.
This sounds like a lucky escape!
Love does strange things to our standards.
OMG! Two of the best things ever!
Ding, ding, ding! We have someone who does not want a commitment alert!
The trick is to sift out the genuine from the non genuine.
This guy sounds insecure with his masculinity!
Sometimes it’s more tasteful and a good show of character to not say anything at all.
A gut feeling can be a powerful tool. Listen to it.
What a weirdo!
A superstitious person would hate to have this anniversary!
Hmm, this is a tricky one. Do you agree or disagree with the below statement?
People do just have close friendships but when you’ve been hurt this will always ring alarm bells.
If you’re someone who beats themselves up over not seeing the warning signs of a bad person/relationship, always remind yourself that each mistake is a lesson learned. It’s easy to be blinded by feelings and some people are very good at manipulating others. Just bear in mind to always go with your gut feeling, it is there for a reason. If alarm bells are screaming at you, there is a reason! However, equally, giving people a chance and wanting to see the best in a person are great qualities to have, so, don’t be too hard on yourself if you mess up every now and again. No one is perfect after all! Keep going to see more red flags!
This relationship sounds quite one sided.
How awful! Run, run, run!
How utterly disrespectful.
Our advice is to prove it rather than say it, genuine or not.
Each to their own but we couldn’t deal with someone like this! Naps are the best!
You live and you learn!
Well done to this person for staying safe and putting their foot down!
Everyone’s entitled to their own opinion but we’d have to disagree on this one!
Sounds like a controlling, paranoid idiot.
Big changes can be hard to cope with.
People’s choice of words can say a lot more than they intended them to.