We all know them when we see them. Some even take pride in it, and wear that title as a badge of honor. Lames can be men OR women, but since this site is geared towards women, let me help the sistas out. Feel free to add your own. It really makes no sense, but these types are so insecure that they feel they have to put their girlfriend down in order to make themselves feel important. And even if he IS smashing every woman he meets, a true gentleman if that even applies never kisses and tells — only jerks do.
A lot of us have been there. He came naturally into my life. Almost every woman fell in love with him. Almost every woman tried to manipulate him to stay in a committed relationship with her. Almost every woman tried to avoid him.
But not all realize they're dating a total jerk until all the signs are laid out right in front of them. Some even stay in bad relationships because they're afraid of not having someone, but being alone is far better than dating a person who doesn't value you. If you're nodding to these 11 red flags, it's time to let him go.
Skip navigation! We've all been there. You meet someone, you fall in love, and five or 10, or 20 years later, you're asking yourself: What was I thinking? If you could do it all over again, you'd show yourself some self-respect and never put up with the ordeal you lived through again.