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  1. It is absolutely critical to be able to assess character as soon as possible. Why lead yourself or someone else on and waste precious time or risk the hurt for you or them?

    I recently met someone from an online dating site and after messages, phone calls, texts and emails, decided to meet for breakfast.

    He was interesting, educated, intelligent and attractive. We decided to spend the day together attending a public event. He drove his truck I drove mine.

    My first red flag was the suspicion of alcohol on his breath before noon. I wasn’t sure but then when he went to his truck to bring some photo albums to share, I smelled mouthwash… a weak attempt to mask the alcohol, no doubt. Still how could I be sure?

    A few days later, he confessed in a round about way, that he “drank wine like a fish”. I thanked him for his honesty and asked him what he intended to do about it.

    I have been previously married to an alcoholic and was very concerned to say the least.

    After consideration, although he had many good qualities, the bottom line is that his drinking problem was a deal breaker.

    Character flaw #1 Alcoholic

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