Dating rules for new relationships
They see the red flags, they hear the alarm bells, and they leave.
A woman, however, tends to see a “damaged” guy as an opportunity to play saviour.
A new relationship can be as exhilarating as it is terrifying.
You finally found that guy you click with, someone you really enjoy spending time with who seems to really like you …
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Know that you are a wonderful girl, and he’s with you because he thinks you’re wonderful, too.
But I’m not one to judge; I used to feel the same way. even though I knew better, even though I knew he was crazy about me, even though I was confident that he was “the one,” a part of me was absolutely terrified that maybe I was wrong, maybe I would screw this up just as I had screwed up so many relationships in the past (him included; we dated in high school and it ended because I wanted things to be more serious …
It’s so sad to see how many women can’t even enjoy being in a new relationship because they’re so worried about ruining it.
Guys tend to be much better at seeing a situation for what it is.
If they meet a girl who just doesn’t have it together or seems to be a mess emotionally, they don’t get involved.
Instead of running away, she sees the good in him, the positive qualities, the man he She empathizes with his situation and hopes her love will heal him.
Then she gets upset when this guy who has never had a serious relationship in his life doesn’t want a serious relationship with her, or fools around with other girls. You can’t invest in a guy who clearly isn’t marriage material and then get upset when he won’t give you the commitment you want.