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5 Signs You Don't Really Like Him

Knowing whether or not you like a guy should be easy enough, but all too often I hear friends arguing a case, mostly to themselves, for why they keep seeing someone. There may be something to say for giving a guy a chance, but the longer you stay, the harder it is to leave. Here are five signs to save you from the lukewarm romance of Mr. Good Enough.

  1. "He's really nice": If you find yourself rationalizing that he's a nice guy, a good guy who you should give a chance, then be friends. Maybe he'll grow on you?
  2. He's perfect on paper: Throw the paper away, and accept that he who is perfect on paper is almost never perfect in real life — and vice versa!
  3. You forget to respond: Whether it's his email, text, IM, or call, if something else is so interesting that you forget about him, then you might as well forget him now.
  4. You like his friends better than him: If you'd rather hang out with him and his friends than with him alone (or you're using them to gain access to something), then you might be in it for the wrong reasons. Or the right!
  5. He always calls you: Unless you're playing a game, the making and breaking of plans should be fairly even.

Do you have any signs to add?

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LittleMzFit LittleMzFit 5 years
Agree w/ Jazzytummy...certain things are annoying that otherwise wouldn't be! Also, you never find yourself daydreaming about him/her.
RoaringSilence RoaringSilence 5 years
Ah. Also very much applies to friends.
jazzytummy jazzytummy 5 years
*crazy about
jazzytummy jazzytummy 5 years
*crazy about
jazzytummy jazzytummy 5 years
Another dead giveaway...little personality quirks that you find adorable in a guy that you are crazy are magnified and irritate you to death with the wrong guy.
twk601 twk601 5 years
it took #4 for me to realize I wanted out I would have rather hung around with just his friends
bronzebeauty719 bronzebeauty719 5 years
love the additions!
bronzebeauty719 bronzebeauty719 5 years
love the additions!
HoneyBrown1976 HoneyBrown1976 5 years
13. You tell him you don't like him.
Pistil Pistil 5 years
12. You're keeping your options open.
gummybears123 gummybears123 5 years
10. You don't really care that much if other girls flirt with him or he flirts back
Autumns_Elegy Autumns_Elegy 5 years
9. You find him really really irritating over IM, and facebook, and myspace etc, and can't wait for the moment where you say "g2g bai!"
Hiding55 Hiding55 5 years
8. You have to be tipsy in order to be intimate with him.
HoneyBrown1976 HoneyBrown1976 5 years
6. You don't take him home to meet your family/friends/close allies 7. You don't give him a moniker (e.g. boyfriend, significant other). You always label him "my friend".
HoneyBrown1976 HoneyBrown1976 5 years
6. You don't take him home to meet your family/friends/close allies7. You don't give him a moniker (e.g. boyfriend, significant other). You always label him "my friend".
bryseana bryseana 5 years
"He's really nice" / I think nice guys are a turn on. I haven't known a lot of them.
lauraxtc lauraxtc 5 years
No. I love this man. But my ex all those signs were there.
lauraxtc lauraxtc 5 years
No. I love this man. But my ex all those signs were there.
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