The Dating Red Flag

Men's Dating

The Dating Red Flag

David Wygant

Written by: David Wygant

David Wygant

David Wygant is an internationally-renowned dating and relationship coach, author and speaker. To find out more about David and all of his dating and relationship-building products, visit

Edited by: Lillian Castro

Lillian Castro

Discuss This! Discuss This!
Advertiser Disclosure
You’re dating a woman. Everything seems perfect. You start confessing how you feel.
She tells you about how much you mean to her. She says all the right things.
You reach out to her when she really needs you the most. You take time away from work to call her up and make sure she’s OK when she’s having a really bad day.

Then all of sudden, you’ve got something heavy happening in your life. You explain it to her. You tell her you’d like to talk about it so you can get out of your head.

She tells you she’s busy.

Whoa, wait a sec… Busy? How does that make you feel?

Welcome to the first red flag in dating.

It happens all the time. And it’s something a lot of guys just ignore.

But I’m telling you now: Never ignore red flags.

When you do, you’re setting yourself up for a terrible relationship.

There are so many men out there that are genetically designed to wow women — it’s in their DNA.

It’s in their DNA to claim a woman. It’s in their DNA to protect a woman. It’s in their DNA to honor a woman.


“You’ve got to respect yourself in

order to have a great relationship.”

You’ve got to pay attention to the red flags.

When those flags arrive, you better address them immediately.

You’ve got to call this woman out on her stuff. Don’t allow the behavior to continue.

If a woman continues to ignore your needs in the beginning, then she’s going to walk all over you later in the relationship.

She’s probably even done this to lots of other guys, but they never said anything so now her behavior continues.

Nip it in the bud early!

You want a healthy, great relationship? Then I strongly suggest when that red flag comes up, you talk about it instantly.

Don’t hesitate and don’t worry if she doesn’t like you anymore.

It’s all about you and your needs. It’s about self-respect. You’ve got to respect yourself in order to have a fabulous, great relationship.

Let me ask you:

Have you noticed any red flags in your past relationships that you didn’t tackle immediately? What happened to that relationship?

Did you break up because of the red flags, or did you keep quiet and live with them? Tell me in the comments below.

Photo source:

Advertiser Disclosure is a free online resource that offers valuable content and comparison services to users. To keep this resource 100% free, we receive compensation from many of the offers listed on the site. Along with key review factors, this compensation may impact how and where products appear across the site (including, for example, the order in which they appear). does not include the entire universe of available offers. Editorial opinions expressed on the site are strictly our own and are not provided, endorsed, or approved by advertisers.

Our Editorial Review Policy

Our site is committed to publishing independent, accurate content guided by strict editorial guidelines. Before articles and reviews are published on our site, they undergo a thorough review process performed by a team of independent editors and subject-matter experts to ensure the content’s accuracy, timeliness, and impartiality. Our editorial team is separate and independent of our site’s advertisers, and the opinions they express on our site are their own. To read more about our team members and their editorial backgrounds, please visit our site’s About page.