Why he was there, I do not know, as he made it clear that he was not really looking to date anyone.
He did however buy me a drink in the bar afterwards and asked me what I thought of the event.
Literally, the ONLY thing he can do when you tell him that you have nothing in common (without getting to know him) is tell you that you’re wrong for judging people and that this attitude may come back to haunt you. So, to be crystal clear: no one (besides the fat, stupid and elderly) is saying that you have to date the fat, stupid, or elderly. The reason that I call this a blind spot for women is because women tend to adhere more to their checklists, which usually call for a man who is just like you, but better.
Accordingly, she abandons her claim to Bob and encourages him to move on and live his own life, even if that means watching (or even supporting) a relationship between Bob and someone else.
The trope is intended to show that Alice is noble and selfless, but it can fall flat if the plot hasn't shown that Alice and Bob had any real connection, or if Alice appears to have ulterior motives (i.e.
Money is one of the biggest stressors in a marriage. If you find you and your spouse are starting to badger each other over the bottom line, it's time to have a penny-pinching powwow. "There's a concept called 'loss aversion' in economics, which simply means we really hate to lose.
"We are all guilty of something economists call 'passive decision-making,' which just means defaulting to the easy option," says Jenny Anderson, coauthor of . Whatever the decision, both people have to be part of the decision to do it and then figure out what needs to be done to keep the system humming." When you need to ask your partner for something that could be misconstrued as nagging, keep the request at three sentences—max. And when we think we are losing, we fight like there is no tomorrow to try to win," says Anderson.
is still trying to get with Bob by pretending she is letting him go).