His chances with this girl were dead as was any future chances with any of her friends or most girls he knew within the area code.
Due to the embarrassment and rejection he would simply rather not go through that again.
In addition to this, he opens up and reveals that he believes most women want this. ” This guy was very straightforward and honest about the fact that he would rather put time into things he knew he was good at.
He expresses his insecurity that even though he has a decent job while still in grad school, that he still feels inept as a man because he could not support a woman even if he wanted to. He laid out a list of reasons why romance was simply not in his blood.
“I blame it on the fairy tales and romantic comedies,” He says.
“There’s knights in shining armor, the biggest engagement rings ever, and guys that always know what to say.” This strikes you a bit oddly.
The no itself was hard for him to take, because he really did care for this girl, but what happened is that this girl went back and told all of her friends and they began to review all of his strengths and weaknesses.
After his initial premise for singlehood ended, he got quiet.
You have put numerous amounts of hours lamenting how media has affected the perception of the ideal beauty and the pressures you have likely felt with all of the super models on TV, yet it never really dawned on you how that same thing might be occurring for guys.
What do fairy tales and romantic comedies say about guys?
They are guys -- flawed humans who just have not figured it out yet.
It was good to be a fly on the wall for just a moment, but you would really like to know what that last guy was going to say…what are guys looking for?