Though there is no scientific evidence to support this, after researching this article, we’re fairly sure that 1 in 4 men and women have crossed paths with an honest-to-goodness douchebag (yes, women can be douchebags, too). Read on for encounters so shocking, you might feel compelled to shut down your OKCupid.com account.
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“Anyone who takes photos in the mirror is a douchebag,” Melanie
“If he only calls you for last-minute dates, you’re plan B or C, and it’s just about sex, ” Dan
“You sleep together, he drops you off the same night and says, ‘well, thanks for coming out. Yes, this happened,’” Laura.
“Ladies, guy who makes you feel insecure on purpose is a douche. If he knows about “The Game” and thinks it’s “cool” he’s a tool,” Gavin
“You’re sleeping together but can’t be Facebook friends. Red flag!” BDC
“Flipping off the camera is lame,” Melanie
“While we’re on that topic, sideways peace signs are just…” BDC
“He says it’s cool if you see other guys while he is sleeping with you. Ladies, this is not someone you want to spend time with. What dude wants to share that?” John
“He asks you to split the bill on the first date,” Christopher
“He doesn’t text you back. Everyone has their phone with them 24-7. It’s a sign he only cares to speak to you when it’s convenient for him,” Alex
“He wants to be exclusive because “He’s tired of dating models” David G.
“He asks you out and then asks you to pick him up,” Kellie.
“He texts you at 3:00AM to :hang out,” Stacey
“If he’s texting while you’re out at dinner or going to the bathroom with his phone, he’s likely texting someone else,” David
“He says, ‘I’m glad we’re on the same page about wanting kids–and getting rid of the baby weight quickly,’” Marissa
“He’s dating women who are more than a decade younger than him. It must be because they have so much in common,” BDC
“He gives you IOU’s instead of gifts on special days,” BDC
“Sexting out of nowhere is gross,” Chadette
“If you have been seeing one another for six months and you’re not exclusive, you’re being used,” Mike
“He hides from you like you’re his mother instead of facing the consequences of his actions,” Alex
“He has his name tattooed anywhere on his body,” David
“You have met him 10 times and he always says ‘nice to meet you’,” Kellie
“It’s month six and his family doesn’t know about you,” Michael
“He won’t return the jewelry you left at his house, even through his doorman,” Stacey
“He talks about your future but still won’t call you his girlfriend,” Kellie
“He wants to make out on the street,”Brenda (Note: If he’s from Europe, he’s not a douche, he’s just European).
“You have been sleeping together and doing “couple things” and he refers to the time you spend together as “hanging out”,” Michael (Note: BDC gives a big thumbs-up to this one. So disrespectful).
“He thinks having a nice apartment, job or suit means you’re lucky to date him,” Dana
“A douchey move is insisting on a particular super-premium liquor – when it’s going into a mixed drink,” Kent
“He dates you then all of a sudden, he tells you he needs to marry you to stay in the country,” Stacey
“He hangs a coin purse from his belt loop,” Natalie
“The following happened to someone I know…she went on a date with this guy and after they kissed he told her he was married,” Heather
“If he is shirtless in his profile pic, he’s a loser,” Kathy
“He says he loves you and then you never see him again,” Brenda
“You catch him in a lie and he tries to lie his way out of it,” Desiree
“He puts his phone on silent around you,” April
“He takes you out on a date and then tells you he forgot his wallet,” Lisa
“Makes himself seem like G-d’s gift to women & promises you the world for the first three months …only to find him posted by various women on psycho daters.com,” Kaley
“He won’t let you use his phone without freaking out,” Annie
“He thinks Happy Hour is a date,” Stacey
“He wants you to be at his beck-and-call but when you call, it’s radio silence,” Rachel
“He has a loud engine that you can hear 1o blocks away,” Jackie
“Guys who want to “show you off” are gross. You know, the guys who want other guys to see you with them so that everyone thinks you’re sleeping together. Lame,” Desiree
“He has more gel in his hair than a Dep factory,” Gayle
“Any guy who has to be FB friends with hot girls they don’t know–or worse, models they don’t know–are douches,” Sara
“He disappears when you already have plans to hang out, and then the next day tells you that he fell asleep at 8pm and that he has sleeping pattern issues and that a proof of this issue is that he was born asleep….yeah, true story!” Francesca
“He goes to strip clubs and thinks the strippers aren’t laughing at him in the back,” Gary
“He alludes to how much money he makes or how much things cost,” Gayle
“He asks you to pay for dinner and then wants your leftovers!” Lindsey
“He goes on a business trip and you don’t hear from him until he gets back,” Faith
“He pursues you pretty hard (wants to see you almost everyday) and even goes to church with you in Spanish (only speaks English). Then after a month calls you up and tell you that there is no chemistry!” Sadie
“He starts dating you…and later informs you that he is still living with his ex-wife..wait you mean..YOUR WIFE!!!!” Kaley
Haley’s Top 10
1. He texts you after 12am asking you to come over to watch a movie and considers that a “date.”
2. He lets you pay for (of even half of) dinner.
3. He lives for the NJ Shore in the summer.
4. Has tons of phone-in-the- mirror pictures that he posts on FB.
5. Has no problem checking out other women right in front of you.
6. Talks about what he has in 90% of his conversations.
7. Has 12 THOUSAND FB friends but only actually knows 5% of them
8. Constantly talks about all the “bottle popping” he does in Meatpacking.
9. Has a summer house at the Shore with 20 other douchebags.
10. Bring you to a bar for a 1st date instead of dinner and coffee…..total Douche!