"Intuition is truly a feminine quality, but women should not mistake rash conclusions for this gift."~Minna Antrim
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The other day I was listening to my friend tell me about her 25 minute “date” with this guy “who had nothing going for him.” As she’s talking I’m thinking: WTF?! So I ask her how she could possibly conclude anything about someone in 25 minutes? Her response: I trust my intuition; it’s always right.
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Well sure it seems to always be right. When it tells you that just about every man you meet isn’t for you and you walk away…you ensure that you have no proof that you’re wrong. But that doesn’t mean that you’re right, girlfriend.
I’ve been resisting writing about this because to be honest: I’m often stumped as to how to advise on this topic. It’s like the “when should I have sex” question. There’s no correct answer. (Tho’ you should read my post about this; it gives you specific steps to help you make a good decision about sleeping with him.)
The definition of intuition is the ability to understand something immediately, without the need for conscious reasoning.