walk a talk, dark, mysterious, semi-damaged but totally lovable stranger to sweep us off our feet. (We worked together and basically got together via a few drunken makeout sessions.)– /u/urchigold That you're going to know you found "the one" the second you meet them.
Well, one Reddit user asked men what some of the unrealistic expectations women have when it comes to dating are, and these guys did not hold back. I had an ex who, while we were going out, complained that we didn't meet "by locking eyes from across a crowded room and knowing we were meant for one another" or something.
This disconnect can lead not only to confusion and failed relationships, but also to unhealthy pressuring and even sexual violence.
The media is fixated on the pressures and expectations girls face as they enter adolescence.
We love you, but some of the expectations you have of us range from absurd to straight-up mean.
Like you, we're bound to the same limitations that come with being human.
As you've probably learned by now, when we're happy, you're happy -- so please do us both a favor and stop making us feel inadequate and frustrated by making these ridiculous demands.
Check 'em out, and then hear what dudes have to say about it.
But the expectations that affect boys are just as powerful and damaging.
Here are nine dating myths young men keep hearing that just don't serve them well.
going out and paying some random dude to grind all over us and wave his crotch in our face. Even our doctors have no idea how it'll affect us until we try it.