5+ Types of Red Flag People Who Can Ruin Your Life

How To Spot and Avoid Them

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Red flag people are everywhere now and it sucks. Besides a lack of compassion, the predators have come out of the woodwork. I think the pandemic has brought out the crazy in a lot of people. Have you noticed that people seem more unhinged than they did in 2019?

Even The Atlantic noticed people have lost the plot:

Everyone is acting so weird! The most obvious recent weirdness was when Will Smith smacked Chris Rock at the Oscars. But if you look closely, people have been behaving badly on smaller stages for months now. Last week, a man was arrested after he punched a gate agent at the Atlanta airport. (The gate agent looked like he was about to punch back, until his female colleague, bless her soul, stood on some chairs and said “no” to the entire situation.) That wasn’t even the only viral asshole-on-a-plane video that week.

Here’s how to avoid red flag people and keep your quality of life, without someone else f-g it up.

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Red Flags in People

I have known all kinds of interesting people in my lifetime. I could write a book.

How to Spot Users: You have something they want and they will find a way to get it. The more well-off people in my family tend to avoid the “poorer” people in the family because they are worried about being used.

Their fear could have a basis in reality. But sometimes I think it’s paranoia as well.

Users tend to flatter and appear super helpful. Then they come in for the kill and ask for money, stuff you have, or your time.

Years ago, I had a friend named Mindy* who entered my life through my son’s friend. I thought she was a nice person but she also seemed to always be looking for the advantage. I had gotten…

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PomeroySays

New England born- now living in the Midwest. Blogger, author, influencer, history addict and genealogist in training