While it’s true that the dynamics between each coupling are different and should be treated as such, I fear that many eligible women are missing out by going radio silent.In order to help you unpack some of the preconceived notions and deep-seated fears that led you to your wallflower status, here are some common reasons women hold back – and how you can adjust to become a more proactive dater who gets men to pursue you WHILE staying in your feminine role.Whether it’s something our mums advised us growing up or the fact that women in movies who ask out guys are always depicted as outgoing, overbearing and aggressive, we women have turned into shrinking violets for fear of coming across as too masculine.Not only that, but we feel as if the act of blatantly asking out a man will cause us to appear desperate and send the wrong message. But having a healthy relationship with your partner is about more than attraction; it requires respect, trust and open communication. There are a lot of different things that might make you attracted to someone.Then tell them, “Just three more years, and you can date.” Just kidding -- sort of. Whether you’re looking for a relationship or are already in one, make sure you and your partner agree on what makes a relationship healthy.
How you choose to deal with your disagreements is what really counts.
This said, it is a simple truth of life that if you act differently from the way the majority does, you will be misunderstood by most.
Nothing at all is to be gained from premature, opposite-sex involvement through dating, or for that matter, through the phone, dances, parties, or games kids love.
), if only they were more daring and starting asking more.
Throughout dating literature and countless conversations amongst single women, it seems to be the general rule of thumb that men should be the initiators of every step of the dating process - from the first conversation, to the first date, to the first kiss and so on.