Here's why you should never take dating advice from your friends.
Here's open relationship advice for women of the world.
I don't care what language you speak, where you come from, or how old you are. I don't care whether you're 20 years old and dating for the very first time, 35 years old and divorced, or 40 years old and looking for a husband. Whatever your situation, there is a group of people you need to avoid ANY contact with when it comes to meeting men. Who is this group of people? (In case the title of this article didn't give you a clue!) Your friends! Why? Because your friends are some of the worst people to get dating advice from!
For instance, I want you to think of your friends right now. How many of you have that one friend that controls every conversation with her own issues and problems? After a couple of hours of listening to her moaning, you start to wonder why you hang out with this woman.
"Oh yeah, I forgot, we went to high school together, and I'm still forced to be her friend for some odd reason or another."
I have no idea why you're still friends with somebody you went to high school with if you don't like them. Isn't that what Facebook was invented for, so you can just be pretend friends with the people you don't really want to be friends with?
How many of you have that friend? I'm sure we all do! And what does this friend do?
When a man comes over to talk to you, she gives us a really shoddy look. She turns her back on us and tries to steer the conversation away from you. You see, this so-called friend has been jealous of you since you were 13 years old.
Then you've got the one that's always having a bad relationship. She's always fun to talk to, but she loves telling you all how much she hates men, and how men are all the same. If you ever introduce her to a potential boyfriend, she always tells you he's not good enough for you.
Then there's the friend that's always giving you dating advice. Here’s the funny thing, she’s been married since she was 16! They're the best.
They tell you when to and when not to call a guy back, yet they started dating their husband before phones were even invented. How do they know when you should call a guy back?
Let's face it:
Your friends give you some of the worst dating advice in the entire world, yet you continue to talk to them about men. Do you want to know why?
Because they're the only ones that will listen to you when you're obsessed about some guy you went out with three times, slept with and then never heard from. Now you want to analyze what went wrong and why he's gone cold on you.
Has it ever dawned on you that maybe you should call the guy up and ask him why he hasn't called you, and why he's so unemotionally developed?That way you get the answer right away, instead of playing the speculation game you and your friends love to play. See, while guys speculate in sports, women speculate in men. "What was he thinking? Why hasn’t he called? Does he like me?"
And your friends give you an answer like they actually know what he was thinking. Half the time they've never even met the guy before. She doesn't even know what he looks like!
Speculating in men is crazy. It's such a waste of time. Here's the deal: Stop calling your friends for advice! Stop speculating about the way men think, or why he didn't call you back, and just take full control of your own gut instincts. Even better, if you want to ask someone's advice about men and dating, ASK ME!
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