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Things I'm Tired Of Hearing From Men I Want To Date

Things I'm Tired Of Hearing From Men I Want To Date


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Ever returned home from a date and felt a sigh of relief that it is over? Ever wanted to leave midway but didn’t want to be rude? We’ve all been there and it's often because you're put off by the conversation. Here are some things I've heard on dates before, which make me want to make up an excuse and leave right away: 


“Let Me Take Care Of That”

This one comes up so often while paying the bill or dealing with a rude waiter. It's presumptuous to think that your date wouldn't want to split the bill because she's a woman. It’s 2021 and if she wants to split the bill or deal with something herself, respect that. 


“You Look Better Without Makeup”

Yessir, thank you for the information. I may look better without makeup but if I’m wearing it, it’s because I wanted to, not because I was fishing for compliments. 


“You’re Not Like Other Girls” 

This is not the compliment many men think it is. All women are different but it doesn’t mean all women want to fit into some parameters made by men. Telling a woman she stands out because of certain behaviours or habits can be conveyed in so many other ways instead of comparing her to other women. 


“That’s So Girly” 

We live in the 21st century where people have grown more sensitive to restrcitive gender norms. Stereotyping something as ‘girly’ is strike 1, looking down upon it is strike 2 and claiming you’re too ‘manly’ to do something girly is strike 3. Gender roles are not cool, and that's that!

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