1. Reaching out to a lady who’s “only a pal” for a advice or recommendation on a difficulty he may simply Google the reply to as a result of he appears like bantering.
2. Giving a waitress or a bartender an obscenely massive tip simply as a result of she’s sizzling AF.
3. Following a ton of sizzling women on social media and starting to really feel like he truly is aware of them as a result of he screens their each submit that intently.
4. Sending somebody who’s not his girlfriend one thing blatantly provocative, like an article about intercourse or the porn business, as a result of he thinks she’ll discover it fascinating or no matter.
5. Logging a lady in his contacts folder beneath a code title to keep away from detection when she name, texts, and emails.
6. Tagging one other lady in an Instagram that reminds him of her or references a seemingly innocuous inside joke between them.
7. Obsessively checking one other lady’s social media feeds and getting far more excited concerning the non-girlfriend’s posts than he does about his vital different’s.
8. Confiding in or venting to somebody apart from his girlfriend when he’s feeling particularly emotional as a result of he craves the response he thinks he can solely get from that different lady.
9. Going out of his approach to inform a girl he met or bumped into the evening earlier than that she appeared wonderful or appears to be “doing actually nicely.”
10. Purposefully neglecting to say his vital different in dialog with the chums and colleagues he interacts with often in order that lots of them truly assume he’s single.
11. Diminishing his relationship as “not that critical” when actually he’s cohabiting and perhaps even engaged.
12. Outright denying that he’s in a relationship to increase the flirtatious alternate he’s having fun with with some random lady on the practice or at a bar, even when he has no intention of attempting to hook up together with her.
13. Closing his eyes when he wants a minute to flee and daydreaming concerning the lady he’s crushing on as a result of she’s his opium of the second.
14. When one thing superior occurs to him and he chooses to share the excellent news with one other lady first.
15. Reaching out to an ex on a day that was as soon as vital to them as a pair, like their anniversary or the day they first had intercourse.
16. Going out of his approach to do one thing good for somebody who’s not his girlfriend, like hook her up with tickets to a live performance or ship a cute quote simply because.
17. Telling one other lady that he’s serious about her on a day that’s not her birthday or a vacation.
18. Worse but, texting her “good morning” simply to say good morning.
19. Choosing up the tab prefer it’s nbd when he’s out with somebody who’s not his girlfriend as a result of he desires to impress her or appear cool.
20. Giving one other lady a “hope certificates” (i.e. some extent of reassurance that he’ll be in the marketplace quickly) by insinuating that issues are rocky between him and his girlfriend after they’re positively not.
21. Assembly up with one other lady for dinner or a drink and insisting that it’s work associated when requested by his vital different for context (and it’s not).
22. Selecting to do one thing he is aware of his vital different would get pleasure from—like go for a motorcycle trip, eat at a particular restaurant, or see a sure film—with one other lady, even when his girlfriend’s more than likely accessible.
23. Sending a photograph to an ex that reminds him of time previous as a result of he appears like reliving that previous reminiscence briefly.
24. Establishing secret code phrases and/or inside jokes with ladies outdoors his romantic relationship.
25. Recommending that his girlfriend begins carrying a sure kind of clothes as a result of he secretly desires her to appear to be the lady he’s sort of crushing on.
26. Gifting his girlfriend with a bottle of the fragrance his crush wears so she’ll odor like his newest fantasy chick.
27. Maintaining a chunk of clothes that reminds him of an ex regardless that it’s positively tattered or utterly out of favor.
28. Raving about how superior another lady is to his pals as a result of it makes him genuinely joyful to speak about her.
29. Downplaying a sure lady’s awesomeness each time she’s talked about round his vital different as if proactively doing harm management.
30. Asking for a lady’s contact data beneath the guise of probably working collectively regardless that he is aware of there isn’t an opportunity in hell they’ll be collaborating professionally.
31. Following up with a “good to satisfy you” message unnecessarily.
32. Spending all of his time engrossed in dialog with one other lady at a celebration or occasion regardless that he introduced his girlfriend as his date.
33. Mindfully leaving his marriage ceremony ring at residence when he heads out with the boys (not a lot as a result of he desires to get fortunate, however simply because he desires to really feel prefer it’s within the realm of chance for him once more).