Sofia Franklyn has faced her share of dating challenges, and she’s never shied away from talking about it. That’s probably why millions of people have tuned into her podcast, Sofia With an F.
Navigating the dating pool can be … difficult.
Why hasn’t he texted back? Did she really mean it when she said “let’s do this again?” While some quandaries aren’t so cut and dried, there are certain signs that a person just isn’t it.
Below, Sofia shares her own dating red flags (along with some green ones!) that you may want to look for the next time you’re sussing someone out.
He calls his friends his “bros” or “the squad.”
“It’s honestly just cringey and sounds like this guy is hyper-masculine.”
He splits the bill on the first date.
“If you asked me out, you should be paying for me. Thank you.”
He has social media.
“Who are you posting for? Send your pics to me.”
He has a sister.
“He has seen it all. He’s been around women, knows what a period is—he gets it.”
He has a real job.
“A guy with drive and ambition is such a green flag. He knows what he wants and is going after it.”
He keeps his phone facing up when he sets it down.
“This means the guy is super trustworthy. He’s not worried about what could pop up on his phone. Unless he has a burner phone. Or if he has two phones. Then that is a red flag. Bye!”
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