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Signs He's a Serial Monogamist

10 Signs He's a Serial Monogamist

You know him. You've probably dated him — maybe you are now. The serial monogamist jumps from relationship to relationship so he's never alone. I wouldn't call serial monogamy a deal breaker, but it's certainly a trait to watch. Know what you're getting into before you can't get out by watching for these 10 signs.

  1. He has more ex-girlfriends than you have girl friends.
  2. He's lived with multiple girlfriends.
  3. If it's long distance, he asks you if you've ever considered moving — like near him — before sex.
  4. He was dating someone when you met him.
  5. He says "we" and "us" too early.

Get the final five after the jump.

  1. His family has met multiple girlfriends.
  2. He can't keep track of presents, confusing previous girlfriends' with yours.
  3. He tries to plan on a trip together before you're an official couple.
  4. He tells stories about "friends" but never specifies who they are.
  5. You got back together, but he dated while you were apart.

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shreerose shreerose 6 years
looseseal looseseal 6 years
"4. He was dating someone when you met him." "10. You got back together, but he dated while you were apart." I'm not sure I would call a guy who starts something with another girl before definitely ending things with the previous girl (because he's too needy to ever be alone) any kind of a "monogamist". If anything, it's classic cheater behavior. Either that or monogamy doesn't mean what I think it means (someone who only has one relationship at a time). But I guess "needy codependent invertebrate" doesn't exactly trip off the tongue. Maybe it would make more sense if you put quote marks around "monogamist" to highlight the irony. Semantics. It bugs me.
Anne26 Anne26 7 years
Yeah I stay away form men like this. No one wants to feel like they wasted time when they could of done more important things with their lives.
lauraxtc lauraxtc 7 years
I've dated a guy like this. We became friends after we broke up (he cheated on me) Gosh it was annoying because he could not stay single for too long. He would get all depressed and tell me he wasn't good enough and he'd go after any piece of tail just so he wouldn't be alone. I eventually cut ties with him. He was wack.
Ac2366 Ac2366 7 years
I run from guys like this. It's freaky when a guy has your whole future planned out for you!
pink-elephant pink-elephant 7 years
...He asks to be "exclusive" after the 3rd date! ...He always compares you to previous girlfriends. ...After finding a new relationship, he tries to set up his guy friends with girls. ...He can't keep track of how many relationships he's had. ...He finds it unbelievable for someone not to be in a relationship longer than 1 year. (yeah...I know several guys like this. The list goes on and on.)
nancita nancita 7 years
Ha! I love "He tells stories about friends but never specifies who they are." I have done that when I feel like too many of my stories start "my ex-boyfriend..."
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