Dating is exhausting. You spend an entire evening trying to decide on the right shirt, putting on makeup, and Googling "interesting stuff to talk about," all in the hopes that you might have chemistry with another person. And it's one thing when a date goes incredibly well or disastrously wrong — it's a whole new level of disappointment when it's just kind of... nothing. You're okay, they're okay, but you're not okay together. And now you both just wasted an evening.
That's why, when you do get into a relationship, a lot of people hold on for dear life. If it goes awry, you've got to go back into the hellscape that is the dating scene. But relationships can be just as awful, especially once they get far enough along that complacency keeps you looking past the bad stuff.
That's why it's so important to know the red flags — the little things partners do that reveal themselves to be unworthy of your time and affection. And here's the internet to help you do just that — an AskReddit thread popped up recently asking users what were their biggest dating red flags, especially early in the relationship. The responses were enlightening, sure, but also harrowing if they reflect any of your current partner's behavior.