Men have to compete in order to win her approval while a woman gets to pick and choose who she wants based on whatever arbitrary standards she feels like in the moment.To start with, there are plenty of women out there who aren’t rolling into a bar and rolling out with a bedmate.Dating guys with potential is like settling for a 2-star hotel.With a massive facelift and tons of money thrown at a crumbling foundation, maybe you could turn a 2-star into a 5-star, but we’re talking a total remodel at that point.
Because men supposedly can’t wander into the mythical Bar (and it’s a “a woman can wander into a bar” scenario) and wander out five minutes later with a woman eager to jump his bones, women by default have greater power when it comes to dating.Her take: “I went out with a guy I met online who seemed really sweet and charming. A few days later, he texts me to say that he isn't looking for a girlfriend—just casual sex.I felt cheated and hurt.” -Andrea C., 31Expert take: Even if a guy doesn’t say straight out in his profile that he’s only looking for hook-ups, some will offer hints. While eating dinner one evening, you’re interrupted by a young girl who recognizes you from the news.She gushes about the Mars Program you’re spearheading and pays you numerous compliments before getting to the point.“It’s my boyfriend,” she tells you.Often they’ll try and convince a friend or family member that the guy they’re dating has some great qualities. But they’re still a little sketchy, and that’s why they’re lower priced.