There are good dates, bad dates and forgettable dates. And there are dates that feel ethereal. They are rare, rarer than a much desired sun shower on desert-hot day. And sometimes, they last just that long, just long enough for us to remember a connection with someone can exist.
It is scary to take a chance and go for what we want and compete, but when we do, we most often find it is well worth it to face our fears. We end up with a stronger sense of self, and we increase our chances of creating a relationship with the partner we really desire.
The truth is, I like being single and I certainly don't want to settle for someone unless I totally adore him and he totally adores me. I believe that is possible. I know that is what I would want next time around.
What can be better than buying delicious veggies, fruits, and pastries whilst chatting up the cute stand worker, or the hottie that reaches for that gorgeous red tomato at the same time you do? Talk about a meet cute.
Aw, men... try as they may to figure out the feminine psyche, they just can't seem to pull it together. But hey, women are no Einsteins when it comes to figuring men out, either. That's why books of the Mars and Venus persuasion are such top sellers.
So those are my two choices? Either I'm providing for my family or I'm out to boost my ego, my status, and my self-image? Touré, there are around 100 million adults who are not married, and that's just counting the ones in the U.S.
If you are so sure that becoming unsingle is the ultimate and tyrannically powerful life goal of most single people, you probably believe a lot of other things about singles that just aren't true. It's time for some debunking.
Let Hymowitz fret over how the marital process is being dragged out by immature men, but the rest of us could do well to relax and enjoy the process of finding out who we are and what (and who) we're willing to live with.