I need to be brutally honest before we begin: There is no one on Earth I'd rather listen to LESS than a married person when it comes to advice about love sex and dating. It's because I'm a bitter and most thoroughly jaded hag who refuses to believe that a person let alone a dude in a healthy committed relationship who could be objective enough to remember just how hard dating and finding love can be single you're out there every day struggling to find "The One. The truth is you should do what I say and not what I actually do, because it turns out that married men actually have a lot of experience in this whole romance thing.
Sure, they advice seem like they've got everything all figured out right now, but the truth guy the matter is that they were once exactly like every other guy out there: scared, wandering, horny, panicked, and confused.
If I was dating a man who was struggling with making the leap to commit when it comes to marriage, I would zip my lip and send him to go spend some sort of manly weekend with the married guys I know. They could all just go around chopping wood and catching fish with their hands and talking about the fine points of compromise.
Then they would probably all having a farting contest and leave the camping trip early to play video games. Men can talk to their single guy friends all they want, but, at the end of the day, if what they want is a happy, healthy, long-lasting relationship headed toward marriage, it's their married friends they really ought to be listening to. You might not be allowed to give him an ultimatum, but the married men in his life can speak to him honestly about his fears without potentially destroying your union.
They might be decent men now, but every married man was once a guy who asked for some woman's phone and waited three days to call her. Should you doubt me, listen to this amazing relationship advice for single guys from married men that I know.
Then forward this to your boyfriend. Trust me, he'll get the hint.
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Rebecca Jane Stokes. That's not because I'm a man-hating feminist though I am, lol.
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