Are we all great at noticing bad sides in our friends' relationships and amazing at ignoring them in our own love life? Yes, we all are. But is it possible to differentiate between insignificant character flaws or past mistakes and a sign that your present boyfriend may turn out to be a bad partner?

When it comes to looking out your partner's past mistakes in his relationships, you should be very attentive. You need to look carefully at the patterns they have or have not fallen into, the way they treat their ex-partners, and their ability to recognize mistakes and correct them.

The best way to examine the past of your boyfriend is to find out about his behavior in past relationships. In this article, a licensed marriage and family therapist Nicole Richardson will show you four red flags to look out for in his relationship history. Are you interested? Scroll down to read this article right now.

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#1. He disrespects his exes and speak about them disdainfully

One of the most important things to know about your boyfriend is to explore how he talks about his ex-partners. Of course, we all did mistake in relationships, but that doesn't mean that we will vilify our exes all the time.

The way a person speaks about other people show his personality. If your partner often make rude, disrespectful comments about his exes, he is not your type. However, you shouldn't worry if your partner doesn't want to talk about his past, some people just can be very private.

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#2. He has a big list of exes

If your boyfriend has many past relationships, it may be a warning sign for you. It could indicate that he is afraid of commitments and obligations. It is very important to talk to your partner to find out the reasons why he ended up all his relationships.

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#3. He has never been involved in a relationship

There are so many reasons why a man may never had a girlfriend — maybe he had been focused on career, maybe he is very shy or maybe he has some other issues. It's not a red flag if your new man has never had a real relationship before, but anyway you should be careful!

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#4. If he has had on-again-off-again relationship

On-again-off-again relationships offer a ridiculous form of security — every time you want, you can go back to your ex and be pretty sure that he will take you back. But if your partner has had this type of relationship, it can be a bad sign. Are you really sure that he will be able to let his past go? If your answer is yes, we hope you know what you are doing.

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