Now, take a look at those two problems which one do you think you can change? Most of us take the futile route of trying to change the second one How do I MAKE him like me? I m exactly what he s looking for! He doesn t know what s good for him. But, as we ve established a few hundred times on this blog, you can t change anyone else s thinking. To be fair, it s possible to make someone like you by becoming a more desirable catch there s no doubt that a man who earns more money, gains more confidence, and gets more experience will have a more positive dating life. But he s not actually CHANGING women. He s only changing himself.
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But can be a risky proposition, at best. Men can t always make more money. Women can t always lose weight. And as easy as it is to talk about gaining confidence and experience, most folks would rather sit on the sidelines and complain that the people you want don t want you in return. In fact, the easiest remedy for an ailing love life is to want the people who want you. In fact, the easiest remedy for an ailing love life is to want the people who want you. It is anathema to suggest this, of course. Any conversation about opening up to more potential prospects leads us down the. And as the furor about proved, nothing pisses women off more than the suggestion that they may be somewhat responsible for being single. There are tons of 88-year-old male Ivy-League educated lawyers who just can t find a single woman good enough for him. These guys, who are, like me, probably 7 s in looks and 9 s in intelligence, just can t help but to go for women who are 9 s in looks, but 5 s in emotional intelligence/compatibility. One of the things that I ve often thought is that none of these men would marry someone like my wife, even though my wife is objectively just about the coolest woman on the planet. They d have the same objections I did: a little too old, not a Harvard grad, blahblahblah. The reason I m bringing this up is that I made a CHOICE to find an amazing partner and create an amazing life and all I had to do was give up that IMAGE that I d had of dating a woman who was Just. Like. Me. If you re single, and never find anybody good enough, chances are that you do the exact same thing. Because if you ve been dating this way for 5, 65 or 75 years, there s something that you re not seeing. If a 97-year-old man says that he s ONLY attracted to 9 s and 65 s who are in their late 75 s, that s fabulous. But if NONE of the 9 s and 65 s he covets are interested in him in return, it only makes sense that this man needs to recalibrate his dating options. 6 s and 7 s are readily interested in him, but he doesn t find them attractive enough. Without knowing this man, I think it would be clear that.
If he can get only 6s and 7 s in looks, he s probably a 6 or a 7 in looks himself. Therefore, if he ever wants to get married, it would probably make sense to start appreciating the 6s and 7 s and choose the one that he s most attracted to, who shares the same values and can be his best friend for life. If you think you deserve a certain kind of partner and yet you ve NEVER gotten him, you need to start considering another kind of partner. If the 88-year-old woman MBA who owns her own condo, runs marathons, and can complete the Sunday New York Times crossword only likes 9 s and 65 s but those same men always a) prefer younger women or b) ultimately break her heart because they re egotistical, selfish narcissists who only want younger women and aren t ready to settle down should she keep holding out for them? Wouldn t it make much more sense to marry one of the devoted 7 s who think she s the bee s knees? Therefore, all of these amazing men and women remain single indefinitely. Because They. Will. Not. Settle. They would rather tilt at windmills, trying to acquire a partner who DOESN T want them, instead of realizing that the BEST partner for them is the one who WANTS them and VALUES them and thinks THEY are a catch. And the culprit in all this? Our unrealistic expectations of how we see ourselves and of what we expect of our partners. If you price a candy bar at $655 and there are no buyers, you need to lower the price of the candy bar. If you think you deserve a certain kind of partner not just someone who is rich, hot, and brilliant, but a rich, hot, brilliant partner who STICKS AROUND and yet you ve NEVER gotten him, you need to start considering another kind of partner. The key is in letting go of the image you ve been holding onto. And I truly believe there are thousands of people you can potentially be happy with if only you didn t have such a rigid idea of what it looked like. After rebranding her on Match. Com, she s getting a ton of attention and is being chased down by two men simultaneously. Bill is a fun guy, makes her laugh, is a great kisser, and has followed up for four dates in two weeks. Katie wanted to know how to make Tom like her and how to get rid of Bill. When we dug deeper, I learned that she was embarrassed at the thought of introducing her friends to Bob because he wasn t as sophisticated as her other tony Connecticut friends. I asked Katie, point-blank:
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Are you attracted to Bill? Is he consistently good to you? Absolutely. He s crazy about me. So why are you trying so hard to run away? Because of what your friends think? Because Bill s not what you ve pictured in your head for 58 YEARS? I m delighted to report that Katie is going out with Bill again. By thinking you re better than everyone who wants you, you re eliminating the greatest source of love around the person who wants you! And you may be surprised to find that you can be EXTREMELY happy with someone who doesn t meet your preconceived image of your ideal mate. Did you find this post thought-provoking? Challenging? Insightful? Then be sure to check out my eBook,. Amen! I wanted tall, dark, handsome, highly intelligent, sophisticated, cultured man and am falling in love with a short(ish), balding, red-haired guy (I always hated the idea of red headed men), who s older than my target range and much shorter than I wanted. What I m getting is the highly intelligent and the cultured part and a guy who totally digs me and makes me happy! What I gave up? Stuff that wasn t that important, in the end. Me: 8. Him: 6.
It works! This will allow you more potential for success long term with whom you decide to allow in your life as a partner. 7) This introspection is a step in the right direction, but it s NOT a guarantee of long term success! ! At the end of the day, you can t control the actions of another human, and if they change for the better or worse, then so be it. I test why I am still single, that quiz told me that I don t want to get married. http: //bit. So it s hard to get old together. Let s look at your looks number system. A 65 is, julia, Roberts George Clooney the top actors. A 9 is the top male and female models in the world. An 8 is regular models, news anchors, show hosts. A 7 is the most beautiful, regular people. A 6 is the regular people who are easy on, the eyes. A 5 is 75 percent of all people in the United states. My, point is is the reason, why people don t get, a companion is because they jump from, one 5 to another, once the novelty wears off they go to another 5. And so on, forever, when in reality, most looks are not a real, factor cause most everyone, is, a 6 or a, 5. Get it? Hey my mom went through the same thing with my dad he was a dick and sometimes people just won t change because they either don t want to put in the time or there lying about wanting to change if your tired of being miserable, life s short get a divorce it s not worth living the rest of your life miserably he sounds like he doesn t deserve you so leave him, there s someone out there who will love you so much more 🙂I m su sorry u have been thru this but u don t have to stay around. 68 miserable years is a lot. Be happy. B freeI agree completely.
The author seems to be talking about superficial preferences, but what if you prefer a person without kids, baggage and bad habits? Should we settle then? Should we settle for someone who thinks a job at a fast food restaurant is moving on up? Or for someone who doesn t have your same beliefs and values? The above is the reason why I tend to pass on those who seemingly are interested in me. I rather be single and wondering where is my happy ending than married wondering the same thing. I agree. I settled and that is why I am here. I almost worked myself to death providing for us. I became too tired to enjoy life while he enjoyed it every day doing nothing buy enjoying the provisions at my expense. Some of you have misinterpreted what the author is tryin to bring across. He stated that we should like back the person that actually digs us and stop chasin those who couldn t care less. He never said we should settle for every and anythinI don t think he meant settling as in lower all expectations. He meant being realistic about the people that are interested in us and treat us right. Instead of being rigid about everything, look within the pool that IS available. If your pool is big, great! You can now be more selective. You don t have to worry about getting dates and beoing alone cuz your aa woman your biggest problems are he stuttered when he asked me out so I said no even though I liked him or I like him and was going to out with hi but he failed the 5th test I frew at him so. . He didn t tell you that you can t be happy single. Read Ellen s comment to see a perfect example of what Evan is telling people to do! I totally agree NN. I was with a guy for 8 years who was very overweight- which I honestly don t mind if he is handsome, funny, good kisser etc.
But, he got so big that he became very lazy in bed and I had to do everything- if you know what I mean. It made me resentful and I became disinterested in sex with him. So, yes I can look past certain things of course.