Quote about dating like a man

Instead of relying on beauty as my source of empowerment, I focused on basing my empowerment on my intelligence, successes, values, contributions to the world and how I helped others. In fact, some people regardless of their age, will never really grow up.

You can switch the genders in this post and most points would likely still apply.

I was drawn to what psychotherapist, Ken Page terms as “attractions of deprivation” – when we are drawn to people who embody the worst emotional characteristics of our parents.

Basically, the theory explains that we are attracted to people who can wound us the same way we were wounded in our childhood, as our psyche tries to recreate the past void and save us by changing its ending.

Men rarely open up like women do, but they like fixing stuff for you.

For more on gender difference stereotypes read: The key, says Harvey, is that it’s you who decides if you’re disposable or if you’re a keeper.

Or, read this post on “The 11 Differences Between Dating a Girl vs a Woman“.

If you are a girl (lack independence, are ruled by insecurity, lack self-respect, throw tantrums, have princess syndrome, don’t have strong values or boundaries and can’t hold yourself on your own) then expect that you will attract only boys.

However, one of the quickest filters that you can notice from the beginning is this: 11. When I was in my early twenties, if a guy acted aloof, called back only sometimes and showed minimal interest, I would get hooked.You could say I was addicted to the bad boy/ unavailable boy/ player.When a man loves you, he will defend you and stand up for you.He will defend you physically, from people who are disrespecting you and by doing things he deems too dangerous for you.

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