Here’s a question I received from a reader: "Recently I joined an online dating service. Almost every man states in his profile that he does not want drama! What do guys REALLY mean when they say this? I think of drama as starting fights, stalking, etc. I think the men are talking about just normal discussions about what is or isn't working, and showing emotion. What's the deal???" - Mary Great question, Mary. While starting fights and stalking definitely falls under the umbrella of “dating drama,” most men have a broader definition of the term. Unfortunately, your guess that many guys consider “normal discussions about what is or isn’t working, and showing emotion” to be drama is right on… at least in the beginning stages of dating. Here’s why:
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I’m a middle-aged woman and am established in my career. I own my own home, have relatively good credit, and am financially secure and independent. I am in no way looking for a man to take care of me financially, but I would like to meet someone who is stable and self-reliant as well. I am wondering if this is asking too much, considering these economic times. I am also wondering how to go about discovering whether or not someone is financially stable without crossing any boundaries. Is it my business to ask about finances in the early stages of dating? _____________________________________________________________
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