Don't Have Any Standards? That's Why You're Single


Don't know what qualities you're looking for in a boyfriend? Time to grab a pen and make a list.

Often I think to myself, You know what, [Redacted]? You're a really simple guy with very basic needs. Congratulate yourself with some beer. 

So I do, because I am. There are so few things I really want or need from a woman. And some people think that's why I haven't found one.

I've had countless friends ask me (for the purposes of setting me up, or out of frustration that the "plus one" I bring to their parties is a bottle of Old English 800 smuggled into my sport coat) what exactly I'm looking for in a girl. Some have even gone so far as to suggest that I list my ideal qualities in a girl so as to have less horrible luck finding one. lemondrop: A Dating Site That Matches You Based on Your Favorite Books

But you know what? I don't have ideal qualities.

Look, all I'm looking for in a girl is one I'm attracted to who likes me. I'm not asking for much here. I'd love a gal who I can talk to about books and movies and how there should be a Geneva Convention exemption to torture people who ride their bicycles on the sidewalks ... But I'd take one who couldn't if there was Something Between Us. lemondrop: Esquire's American Woman Survey Reveals—What Men Want to Know

Theoretically, this seems like I should be dating more women. But I'm not.

I don't require that a woman be some kind of perfect combination of smarts and looks and poise. Could she even be a bit of a party animal, and happen to have a slightly sketchy alcohol intake and occasionally lose entire Sundays afternoons to Netflix and bong rips? A bit of a dork? A bit of a ne'er-do-well? Yes, she could. This is how unbelievably laid back I am about this. lemondrop: Men Want to Get Close to a Lady in Red

Guys? Maybe I'm too easy.

Read more at lemondrop

Written by [Redacted] Guy for lemondrop


Expert advice

Save your breath because you only need two words to make him commit.
Are you REALLY thinking about their happiness?
If you keep finding yourself in heartbreaking, dead end relationships, listen up.
It seems like you can't do anything right.