Could You Be His Side Piece? 9 Signs You May Be Dating a Married Man

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July 21, 2013 ‐ By Brooke Dean

One thing I’ve noticed since I got engaged is how many men still try to hit on me – even with my ring blinging in their face. At first I found it surprising and even insulting. But then I realized that these men either enjoy a challenge, simply don’t care about marriage or may not even see my ring.  I’ve heard from my married male friends that women didn’t seem to care that they were wearing a wedding band either. It could be that some men and women are just attracted to people who are committed to others; either way, the responsibility ultimately lies with the married person.

But what if you run into a married man who isn’t interested in “behaving,” yet you’re the type of woman who respects the sanctity of marriage and avoids married men like the plague? If he has no ring on his finger, then you may think he’s fair game, so no worries right? Wrong. While a wedding band may or may not be an obvious sign that a man is married, there are other things you should look out for that may indicate that he is betrothed to someone else. Want to make sure that you aren’t unknowingly the other woman? Here are some signs that you might be dating a married man.

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  • customcalendars4u2

    The relationship is already starting out wrong when u can’t take a person at face value at their word, but if u are feeling uncomfortable about something no matter what excuses the person u are dating is telling u then just get out like the article says… Bottom line is if u are available to them then they should be just as available to u unless of course they are hiding something period point blank!

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  • original*ijs

    a lot of women choose to ignore these signs

    • Nope

      Basically. A lot of women know and don’t care, a lot of men just don’t care. Not to mention that a wedding band attracts a whole lot of women, so in reality a man hiding that part of his life would take too much unnecessary effort.

      • original*ijs

        i never understood that well in some part i do. women dont want the full relationship but still find a single fling why impose on something that belongs to someone else

  • iTs_gLoGlo

    Sounds like things common sense should tell a person.

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  • Cinnamon71

    The best way to start is do a background check to find out marital, criminal and credit statuses. There are no excuses not to find out if someone is married or not in 2013 and beyond.

    • Nope

      This is why I always laugh to myself whenever men get called “stalkers” by women over any simple and innocent act.

      • E McArthur

        a lot of women and their children get killed by their boyfriends

    • E McArthur

      I also check online to make sure they arent a sex offender too!

  • xyzebra

    This list is the real deal. All you 22 year olds (and some older chicks who should know the drill by now), READ this list!

  • Daniella

    Had this happen to me a year and a half ago :'( idk why I didn’t listen to my buddies. They sometimes know best. Now I’m a bitter single woman with no trust in men.

    • Monica

      Ahh it a lesson learned!!! Get out and date girl.