Stop dating jerks
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I realized today that the concept of the “crazy chick” and the “nice guy” are opposite sides of the coin. On the flip side, we hear women complaining about the inability to find nice guys. At worst, guys are jerks, users, and incapable of being faithful. ”Nice guys: “We’re here, but you ignore or friend zone us.”I think some women are drawn to bad boys; buff ego-maniacs; and/or larger than life narcissists.
That being the case, I don’t let that fact define me, and I’m confident — having learned my lesson — that those days are long gone. From a trained eye, it’s pretty easy to tell when someone is a jerk, which is why this question perplexes me.You need to honor yourself and what you are attracted to, but I would recommend revisiting what you are looking for.Start with self-reflection, then consider approaching dating in a fresh way.Unfortunately, our website is currently unavailable in most European countries.We are engaged on the issue and committed to looking at options that support our full range of digital offerings to the EU market.
As a past jerk and being a guy — meaning I’ve spent plenty of time meeting and hanging out with other dudes who are big jerks — I think I have pretty good experience and some of the best insight when it comes to detecting one in the wild, or even someone who you might think you know intimately. I understand it can be difficult discerning a singularity from a lasting character flaw, but usually after hanging out with someone long enough, you should have enough data points to make a sound conclusion. So desperate that people are willing to overlook huge red flags waving in front of their faces.