Rules of dating a player
You could write a book on why bad boys are so seductive, but you can’t avoid being attracted; you can only resist their charms.
Remember, we call them for a reason; they sneer at danger and arrogantly assume the rules don’t apply to them.
Your defense: Thankfully, macks are rare and don’t try to hide their game, but you have to accept that you are the rule and not the exception.
Go read over and over again until it is burned into your brain.
— Dating is a jungle filled with both danger and opportunity and it isn’t easy telling which is which.
Knowing the specific dangers is key, because blanket judgments like “all men are cheaters” may protect you, but it will also block you from the opportunity of a wonderful relationship.
After the essential ability to say no, being able to identify and defend yourself from the bad actors out there is the next critical skill single women need.
However, the more serious problem is with the part of their nature.
That’s only one in ten, which leaves plenty of good men to fall in love with as long as you throw the little ones back, slow it down and respect yourself enough to walk away.
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Your defense: The trick is to see them as the little fish that stole your bait but isn’t big enough to keep. They can only grow up in the ocean—not in the fish tank.
Remind yourself that you are saying no and that some day you may catch them again when they are big enough to keep.