Who are you dating
“Are you making excuses for his behavior and rationalizing his poor choices? Jill Weber, psychologist and author of This could mean anything from making spontaneous, big purchases to kissing someone outside the relationship.
“Children’s brains are not fully developed, so they don’t have the capacity to think about or appreciate the consequences of their actions,” says Lawrence. If your man is impulsive and acts first and apologizes later, it shows a huge level of immaturity.
We love a man who’s close with his family, but if he has a bizarre, childish relationship with his mother, know that you likely won’t be the leading lady in his life, says psychologist Dr. “Along similar lines, if he cancels dinner and other plans with you to spend time with his family, borrows money from his parents without paying them back, and still lets his mother influence—or make—all his decisions, those are red flags,” he says.
Does it seem like he’s always the only one getting off?
If your most intimate moments are about meeting his needs and not yours, we’re sorry to say he’s absolutely a man-child.
“Your sexual chemistry is a reflection of your relationship,” says Lawrence.
So if the guy you’re dating can’t make plans—for tomorrow or two years from now—he’s living in the here and now. “[They] can’t think too far ahead because they are incapable of seeing their future selves in a clear light,” she notes.
“Adults plan futures, strategize how they can reach those future goals, and take action now in service of those goals,” says psychologist and radio host Dr. This can relate to anything from picking up his clothes around your living space to picking up the tab on dates—or even his unpaid debts.
Here are 10 signs you’re in a relationship with a man-child.Unless they’re wondering if they can have Oreos for dinner, children don’t think about their futures much.