I won’t link to them because that kind of immature dribble doesn’t need more promotion, but I had to get a few things off my chest. Or they have attributes I want for myself or don’t have yet, so I value them higher.
You know, the stuff they conveniently forgot to teach you in school.
Most of us are out there looking for our soul mate, our passionate lover, our roller coaster whirlwind love when really, the relationships that last are built on true friendship.
Years ago I attended a high school summer camp retreat, and one night, one of our adult leaders corralled all of us girls into a room, leaving all of the boys on the other side of a closed door.
What did this top secret, girls-only discussion consist of?
Before you stand firm against your checklist, take these reasons into consideration would ya?
I’m writing this because recently there has been a spat of articles attempting to teach what kind of man or women you should or should not date. It’s all based on ego…they do the same things as me, so I value them higher.
In her free time, she writes books (that she neglects to finish), skim-reads for the good parts of novels, and tries to teach her dog that biting is bad.
Even if we don't physically write down the list of requirements for our potential partner, we can't help but imagine this perfect human being sweeping us off our feet someday.
It’s up to me and mostly to her to find ways to be strong in her identity regardless of other people’s judgement.