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1. He’s secretive, especially about his phone.

He’s on it more often (and often outside), he ignores calls, he changes his passcode frequently or he suddenly starts leaving it in the office or car. He’s trying to lock you out of his life, literally and figuratively. “Trust your gut here and confront him,” says Danine Manette, a professional investigator and author of Ultimate Betrayal: Recognizing, Uncovering and Dealing with Infidelity. “Most betrayed women report that they saw this sign, but either ignored it or explained it away.”

2. He’s no mama’s boy.

“Watch out for a man who’s angry at his mom,” warns Carole Lieberman, MD, author of Bad Boys: Why We Love Them, How to Live with Them and When to Leave Them. If he lies or speaks unkindly to her, they have a dysfunctional relationship, explains Dr. Lieberman. Men who disrespect their moms tend to disrespect their wives too. Assume that he’s able to lie to you just as easily.

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