I have 2 friends that have been single for ages and always complain about it. They are average looking. Not overweight or anything but not 10's either. They always go on about how there's no decent women left etc etc
Then if a girl actually does take a liking, she is too thin or too fat, boobs too small, hair the wrong colour, face not right, legs too short, bum not round enough and the list goes on.
I think there are heaps of good looking people. I did the grocery shopping last night and I think in 1 shop alone there must have been 50 or so 18-35yr old women that I would happily cuddle up to in bed at night.
Yes some people are just better looking than others. But really, most healthy young men and women that dont eat rubbish and do a bit of exercise are all good looking in their own way.
I think most people that complain that they can't find anyone to be with are just too picky and have set there standards to high.
I dont think we should just get with the first person we come across. But at the same time, if someone is complaining they are single and a decent kind of person shows an interest, wouldn't you at least take them out for a coffee before making up your mind?
What do you think? Do you think a lot of people have dating troubles because they are too picky?
Well, that's just a possibility but what I think is people who are single often try but don't get the expected results as they want. People who are too picky won't really complain about being single because they would be self aware of the fact that they have high standards so they are most likely aware of the reasons as to why they are single.
Such people know their consequences, that they will be single at least for a long time if not forever. Hence I don't think people who are too picky will complain about being single.
People who complain are those who try often but have bad luck which leads to their dissapointment.
I think there are some peopld who want a partner so perfect that it is almost impossible to find them. It's totally fine to have preferences and not date the first person that gives you some attention, but it's another to wait for something that might not exist.
1. a preemptive defense against the ever present offense Q = why not married or no GF? 2. too lazy to consider this a quest with goals and regular pursuit - if one runs me down, then OK, I'll consider them 3. expressing this needy feel - we all have it 4. awkward & unsuccessful attempts at places like grocery stores 5. no consideration at all of dance classes, which are hands-on men-women exercise, leading to class practice @ dance halls, socials and many marriages resulting 6. some actually want you to toss some candidates up for them to skeet shoot them down, as if you had time for this frustration... then look at you like "really?" you knew I don't like this/that and my other preferences ,,, what sort of friend are you? grrrrrrrrrr
Many, yes, but certainly not all. Those 50 women in the grocery store are nice and all but at least 30 of them will be taken and of the remaining ones most will have impossible standards themselves or horrible personalities, or not have two brain cells to rub together. Plus, how likely is it to meet them in some other venue where it's acceptable to talk to them?
You can also have realistic standards in the sense that you like 1 in 1000, and that if you meet one of them they almost always like you back and you represent 1 in 1000 yourself, so it should also work out competition-wise. But then it takes a long time for you to meet someone simply because they're 1 in 1000. This is kinda like what gay people go through, except they at least have special bars.
Jokes aside, yes, I think that can be a factor. Usually it's because they have some kind of personality flaw that they refuse to work on. Whether it's being too picky, too shy, too outgoing, too creepy, too lazy, unable to trust, unable to commit, can't get over past traumas etc. They have some kind of issue, major or minor, that they won't work on. There's typically some factor that ends every relationship they enter, and instead of working on it, they become bitter and spend the rest of their days blaming women for their lack of romantic success.
They don't actually want a relationship. They actually enjoy being single more than being in a relationship.
I have an alternative theory -- they are too lazy or just too afraid of rejection. Your friends don't want to date badly enough to ask someone out and plan a date. And by rejecting all potential dates, they don't have to risk being rejected themselves. At the bottom of it all, your friends just don't think much of themselves. It's a sad lonely way to live.
Some people are that way, but for me it's either the girls I were into ended up flaking/ghosting or being on the rebound only to ditch me eventually.
Then the ones who were into me were too clingy, crazy or I just didn't find them attractive. While I am looking for a relationship, I won't settle for anyone and there's certain things I won't put up with.
It can be frustrating though because most recently I was seeing a girl that I really liked who was on the rebound and ditched me after sex. The fact that I had so much in common with her made it worse.
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