I've worked with a lot of women in their dating journey.I get emails and messages everyday from women who are trying to figure out what they could be doing differently to meet their Mr. Right. There are two repeating trends throughout these emails that bother me. Is This Habit Keeping You Single?
The first is that women tend to list off for me all the things that they find wrong in themselves, as if this is an explanation for why they have not found someone yet. They'll tell me they aren't that pretty, they have ugly smiles or they're overweight This bothers me because I have no doubt all these women are amazingly beautiful, but they are too busy comparing themselves to models, actresses, and singers, who are professionals and airbrushed to look the way they do. The 3 Big Reasons You're Still Single
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The second thing that bothers me is when women overanalyze everything a guy says or does and then they convince themselves the guy isn't really that interested. Here, women are walking away from guys that may be perfect for them because he waited 72 hours to call instead of 48, or he texted twice instead of calling. Single? 4 Steps to Become His It-Girl
Based on my years of talking to women, I've put together a list of 16 things I truly want all single women to know and believe:
1. Teach people how to treat you.
2. Confidence is always sexy.
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3. Don't assume you know what men are attracted to.
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