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5 First Date Red Flags

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Dating Coach Joann Cohen shares five warning signs single women should watch for when meeting new men.

Over the years I have noticed some red flags that women really need to pay attention to when they are dating men.

The first one is, he looks to work, get into a relationship right away. He meets you. You are wonderful and he wants a relationship with you.

That’s a problem a lot of times men who have emotional issues, control issues, want to get you in a relationship right away because they know you are less likely to leave. So if he is in the rush, slow down.

The second thing is his anger issues. He is angry at the wait staff. He is angry at people around him.

If he is angry when you meet him and you are starting to date, it’s going to show up later in the relationships.

The third thing is that he doesn’t like women. He may think you are terrific but you’ll find that he is constantly bad mouthing women.

It could be his mother, his sisters, his bosses, his ex’s. If he has badmouthed them, eventually he is going to bad mouth you.

And the fourth thing is he is very controlling. He wants to know what you are doing, where you are all the time.

And it could be anything from what you eat. When you first meet the man on a date does he insist on you having a drink? Does he insist on you having food even though you’ve said no?

And of course the fifth thing is he pushes for physical intimacy more quickly than you like once you have made it very clear that you do not want to be physically intimate and he continues to push for that.

Those are the five really common red flags that women need to be careful of when they start to date men.

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