Signs He's Not Husband Material

Finally, the time came when you decide to marry someone, and marriage is really a big deal. Getting married is a serious commitment, and you need to be 100% sure about your decision. Commonly, it is said that you need to marry your best friend or a person you can rely on in difficult times. You need a partner who can stand with you when you are going through the toughest challenges. However, after looking for all the things still, marriages end in divorce. We have to sacrifice our dreams. So, in this article, we will discuss some signs he’s not husband material. 

10 Signs That Will Let You Know He’s Not Husband Material

These signs will let you know that he’s not husband material. 

  • He Plays Video Games
  • Video games can be a fun hobby, but it should be just a hobby instead of an obsession. If you are playing together, then definitely video games can be productive. One thing is for sure; this hobby can’t help you to build your career, or education, and to stay in shape. So, if it’s an obsession, talk to him to quit this, if he’s not willing to do that, then it is a sign he’s not husband material. 

  • He Prefers His Bros And Friends
  • If you are planning a date on the weekend, then think again because he had already made plans with his brothers. Maybe he is just conserving you as a companion. Otherwise, he is living up with his buddies or might be in worse scenario buddies are females. If you are not his first priority and he prefers his brothers and friends, then it is a sign he’s not husband material.

  • He Disrespects Women
  • A woman requires two things after marriage; one is love, and the second is respect. If he is disrespecting women even without knowing them, then he should be taught some serious lessons to respect women. A person who can’t respect women, then how can he respect his future wife? So, it is a sign he’s not husband material.

  • He Doesn’t Get Along with Your Family and Friends.
  • If you don’t want to say goodbye to your close relations permanently, then you can’t be in a relationship with a person who doesn’t value your friends and family. You might want two parties to come forward and discuss the issues. A person who truly loves and cares for you will definitely pay attention to your closest ones.  He will expect you to do the same. If he’s not giving value to your closest ones, then it is a sign he’s not husband material.

  • He Can’t Be Right for You If He’s Judgmental. 
  • There is a strong possibility that you might not have been together long enough to know each other. You can’t say he’s not the right guy. The best thing is to give him some time and see how the relationship goes. On the other hand, if you are with him for quite some time and you didn’t feel comfortable when you are around him, then he is not the right guy for you. If he’s judgmental during the conversation, then it is a sign he’s not husband material. 

  • He Hides Something From You
  • In any serious relationship, you can’t hide anything from your partner. If you feel he is continuously hiding some secrets from you or telling a lie, then there is a major trust issue. You can live a successful married life if you lack trust. Whenever you feel he’s hiding something from you and continuously refusing to answer your questions, then it is a sign he’s not husband material.

  • He Lacks Commitment 
  • He might have a history of short-term or no relationships, and then it is a sign that he lacks commitment. Marriage is all about commitment, and if he’s not willing to answer your questions, then he can’t be in a long term relationship. If he is answering about future plans, then he is not the right guy for you. If you have to persuade him to talk about the same point and he continues to dodge the topic, then it is a sign he’s not husband material.

  • You Never Know When He Will Be Changed
  • It is a reality that you can’t change a person. But if a person who truly loves you wants to change himself for you, then he can do that. If you want him to leave bad habits, such as drugs, jealousy, and smoking, then you will have to wait and see if he’ll change or not? In case you are constantly asking him for change, and he is saying that he will be changed, then change wouldn’t be coming soon. If things are not clear, then it is a sign he’s not husband material. 

  • He Can’t Stay Loyal To You.
  • In any relationship, you need to be loyal to each other. Your marriage can only work if you are loyal to each other. Marriage is not a joke, and if you feel he can’t stay loyal to you, then it is a sign he’s not husband material. 

  • He Can’t Make You Laugh.
  • Laughter is much-needed in any relationship. You want a serious life partner, but you also want him to entertain you. A boring life partner will make your life boring, and you don’t want to live in such a boring life. So, if a person can’t make you laugh, then it is a sign he’s not husband material.


    You never want to live with a person who is not the right choice for you. These are the signs that will show you this guy isn’t husband material. Deciding a life partner is a crucial decision because you are going to live your rest of the life with him. So choose a wise, entertaining, loyal, committed, and a respectful person. If he lacks all these qualities, then it is a sign he’s not husband material.  

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    Sky Hoon
    He is happily married and have 1 child. He went through the pre marriage counseling and found it useful and wished to share to others in their marriages