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August 3, 2016

These Are The 7 Deadly Guys You Date Before Finding ‘The One’

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Pride. Envy. Gluttony. Lust. Anger. Greed. Sloth.

These are the seven deadly sins, scary. But not nearly as scary as the seven deadly types of guys you are bound to encounter in your late teens and early twenties. The Troublemaker. The Manchild. The Player. The Toxic Guy. The Ultimate Fuckboy. The Boy That Loves Games. Mr. Right But Wrong For You.

1. The Troublemaker

This guy is as smooth as they come. He will constantly keep you guessing. He is usually the center of drama and gets a rise out of instigating anything out of anyone. He’s the guy that your parents don’t want you to see which in turn makes you want to see him more. Deep down he has a heart of gold but the drama is too thrilling for him. More thrilling than you or a relationship.

Red Flags

  • Sweet talker
  • Instigator
  • Drama-queen
  • Rule-breaker
  • Outlaw

2. The Manchild

This guy is a baby, a little bitchass at the end of the day. He is so unsure of himself. He attempts to appear cocky but his childish behavior shines through. He is confusing and unpredictable. Things will never actually go anywhere with this guy because he doesn’t have the balls to take it somewhere real.

Red Flags

  • Nervous
  • Unsure of himself
  • Childish
  • Insecure

3. The Player

This guy is full of shit and you’ll realize that early on. Yet you ignore it because he is really good at manipulating people. There is an excuse for every questionable action. Lies are very easy for him to tell. He will frequently communicate with you through text so he stays in your mind. He will probably hook up with one of your friends, soon to be ex-friends.

Red Flags

  • Frequent texter
  • Cocky
  • Plays the victim
  • Frequent liar
  • Manipulative

4. The Toxic Guy

Unfortunately a lot of us at one time or another find ourselves in a toxic relationship. You will likely get along with this guy and have somewhat similar personalities. Too similar. You will know each other very well for a long period of time. You will find yourself constantly fighting with a growing addiction to the drama. Screaming and yelling will become the norm as you start to lose yourself. No matter how good it can be at times, the bad is really fucking bad. Too bad.

Red Flags

  • Constant arguments
  • A lot of drama
  • Constant tears
  • Yelling
  • Screaming

5. The Ultimate Fuckboy

Let’s remember fuckboys are boys, not men. This boy is going to be confident AF and not have a care in the world. FYI not having a care in the world, that includes you. He will not care about you. He’s got his own fuckboy shit going on that made him a fuckboy in the first place. You aren’t going to change that no matter how many times you blow him. The fuckboy is smart and knows how to get what he wants. You’ll enjoy having sex with the fuckboy but that will be the entirety of your “relationship” if you are honest with yourself. At the end of your “fling” the fuckboy will stop talking to you. There will be no explanation. You may be upset but the hard truth is he doesn’t care. He didn’t get hurt. There will likely be no closure.

Red Flags

  • Charming
  • Confident
  • Rude
  • Pretentious AF
  • Oblivious

6. The Boy That Loves Games

This guy will make it seem like he’s making an effort. He will totally mindfuck you on a regular basis. He makes just enough effort to stay in the picture, but not quite enough effort to have anything real with you.

Red Flags

  • Never follows through with plans
  • Disappears then reappears like clockwork
  • Manipulative
  • Immature

7. Mr. Right But Wrong For You

This guy will be a breath of fresh air. At first you will feel a sense of hope. Eventually that will die out as you realize their is no real spark there. He will have everything you need but not everything you want. He will not be your first choice.

Red Flags

  • No chemistry
  • Overcompensates TC mark