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Avoid dating married men

Couch potato, lazy, basement-dweller, lives with his mom, doesn’t have a job, doesn’t have plans. He’s the type who will get out of bed just to pee and then go back to lying on the couch for the rest of the day. Whether he has a drinking problem, an addiction, or he’s just plain bipolar, it should actually be none of your business because you shouldn’t be having anything to do with him!

It’s not that he can’t afford to take you to dinner and a movie, he’s just cheap. He cares way too much about how he looks, his reputation, and being the center of the universe. He can be attractive, well-mannered, successful—an actual eligible bachelor.

[Read: How to stop fighting over money in a relationship] #11 The Egomaniac. He dislikes it if your opinion differs from his, because his opinion is truth. He’ll make you wonder why some woman hasn’t already snagged him down the aisle.

After that, he’ll make demands while expecting you to unconditionally and unquestioningly provide for him. Unlike the free-loader, this guy will actually pay… He’s the type who will ask you out on a date, but then suggest you go Dutch and may even take out a calculator for it.

You can’t expect him to buy you flowers, or anything for that matter.

However, if you’re a smart enough woman, you’ll know that there are just a few things that you should not put up with.

There really are certain types of men that you should stay away from.

But if ever you get into serious trouble, you can’t expect him to be around. Sure, the gestures might be nice, but can you really imagine yourself having to coddle your man 24/7 for the rest of your life? [Read: 11 easy ways to deal with needy people in your life] #15 The Mr. He turns every conversation into a debate just so he can hear himself talk. He made a commitment to someone through thick and thin, till death do they part. There still are good, honest, smart, ambitious, hard-working, and socially *as well as mentally* balanced men out there. It might take time to find these good ones in the vastness of all the lazy, cheating, self-absorbed, needy, greedy, lying jerks that you see.

He tells you he’s read every book you ever mention, and he’s studied this and that. This is absolutely, plainly, utterly a tremendous “NO! Secondly, how exactly do you think this will pan out for you? There’s just too much drama that you really needn’t be a part of. But don’t settle for any of the latter-mentioned guys, because you deserve so much more than what they can offer.

[Read: 10 casual relationship rules to keep it just casual] #13 The Man-Child.

He may be in his 30s or 40s, but he’s still acting like a frat boy.

This type of guy can be abusive, so it’s best to steer clear. He’s that dreamy, charming, interesting, witty, prince-charming kind of guy you would love to show off to your family and friends during holiday dinners.