Is it good that I don't expect a boyfriend to provide or even protect me?

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Like, I feel like I shouldn't expect a boyfriend to protect me and I should be able to provide for myself without relying on him for anything. A lot of women I know kinda shamed me for this but really, am I wrong for not expecting a boyfriend or husband to protect or provide me? Does it make me strong or will this way of thinking turning guys away?

Ironically, I have a really hard time getting close to guys so...
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