However, her mentioning other guys to me, is what I perceive as an act to make me jealous or 'push' me towards asking for exclusivity with her.
Many believe that female friendships bring drama, and that it's just easier to be one of the boys.
Finally, after all these years, the perfect relationship has finally been found. It is important to recognize these warning signs before it's too late. Assuming that he will eventually change and open up to your hobbies is misguided. But anyone who has been working for a couple of years and still lives with his mother past this age is never going to grow up.
The alternative is waking up one day down the road divorced with five kids and fifty thousand dollars in debt, watching re-runs of "Honey Boo Boo" on Nick at Nite. But the truth is, as much as we often ignore the warning signs of a potentially bad relationship early on in the dating process, these issues don't go away. So, instead of jumping into that long-term relationship with a man you suspect may be wrong for you, let's take a look at fifteen types of guys to avoid getting into long-term relationships with in the first place.
The key concepts to remember here are acceptance, self-confidence and trust.
If you care about her, you won't try to change her and you won't feel the need to dictate her friendships.
Men who expect you to clean up their dishes, pick up their clothes and take care of them as if they are little children on a consistent basis need a really check, and will likely treat you as if you are their mother for the rest of their lives. While everyone likes a good deal, real men will not make this known when courting a woman. There's nothing wrong with sitting on the couch and watching sports. But this should never trump the responsibilities of a relationship or take precedence over family obligations. These changes in effort can be very foretelling of how he will be a year or two down the road. The I-had-sex-and-now-I-don't-have-to-try-anymore guy. Always play close attention to how a guy's behavior changes once he has had sex with you for the first time. Be very wary of men who talk up a big game of what they plan on doing with their lives.