Dating from mans perspective
No wonder so many women are so unhappy." I told her that one of the rarest qualities to find in a young woman today—at least towards eligible men—was kindness.
So many men are simply starving for kindness from a woman but so often find sarcasm and cynicism instead.
We all know that women have a need, especially in marriage, to be reassured that they are loved and cherished—they want to hear it.
And a man who thinks that his love ought to be self-evident is thought to be rather obtuse in these matters.
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Many of these cynical attitudes towards men become self-fulfilling prophecies so discouraging to a man that he may start to live down to the belittlement, just as he would live up to praise were it offered.
" I responded, "Well, Dale, that's gone." She became very grave, "Really? but these are the little things we learned at our mother's knee...
you mean you don't see women doing these little unspoken things, that interest a man? In fact, many men have come to think women don't even like men, because of the way women react to their initial overtures yet, the women wonder why men aren't asking them out, they're either not saying yes, or they're not sending the signals." Dale said, "Oh dear, this is serious, I have to talk to some of these women; something basic to our culture is being lost.
" But, perhaps if his ego were fed once in a while he wouldn't be in the state of starvation that so diminishes a man as to prod him into the very ways that women find so intolerable.
The result is a seemingly endless cycle of resentment and mutual punishment.
Being a single man with a vested interest in the topic, I offered her some of my thoughts on the matter, knowing that she often gives talks to single women and hoping she might pass on an involved man's perspective.