Cynical quotes about dating
You don’t even need to know on the spot whether you want to see them again. That was nice of her, but in the end, that wasn’t her responsibility.In a way, her willingness to nurture my self-confidence just made me feel worse about the fact that someone so kind didn’t see me as boyfriend material.You never know what you're gonna get.- the movie Forrest Gump Related topics: Wisdom Life Human-Nature Psychology Positive Sad Feeling-Down Cute Whimsey You have enemies? That means you've stood up for something,sometime in your life.- Winston Churchill Life is too important to be taken seriously.- Oscar Wilde Any fool can criticize, condemn and complain,and most fools do.- Benjamin Franklin Never interrupt someone doing what you said couldn't be done.- Amelia Earhart Watch what people are cynical about,and one can often discover what they lack.- George S.Patton You have not converted a man because you have silenced him.- John Morley To confirm your subscription, you must click on a link in the email being sent to you. We will NEVER sell, rent, loan, or abuse your email address in ANY way.We’re just as bad at getting dumped as we are at dumping.
and It’s a very sudden change for someone who had to go to family court four times just to break up with his first girlfriend. I’ve heard all the clichés: we’re selfish, lazy, indecisive, always needing a new source of emotional stimulation, and worried we’ll miss out on the next best thing.
We treat anyone who wants to date us like a ticking time bomb, even though most of us are just fine at taking rejection; it’s dishonesty that we dislike. When rejected, we have a right to express hurt and disappointment, but we have no right to express rage or entitlement.
We need to stop being afraid to hurt people, because coddling their feelings with dishonestly and false hope is just going to hurt them more.
OK, but these explanations make us feel doomed to repeat those same selfish behaviors ad infinitum, continuing to hurt each other and to get hurt until we “settle.” The cynicism of it makes dating unbearable. They worried they would lose you for good if they said no, so they kept the momentum going just to buy some time as they thought it over.
So let’s stop being cynical, start finding some real reasons, and figure out how we can change: It’s easier to change your mind about a “yes” than it is to change your mind about a “no.” We’ve all experienced it: they look you in the eyes and say they like you, say they want to go out again, give you a kiss—but once you’re out of sight, they’re no longer interested. It seems cruel, but in the moment, it seemed crueler to say they were on the fence.
If an opinion contrary to your own makes you angry,that is a sign that you are subconsciously awareof having no good reason for thinking as you do.- Bertrand Russell Man plans, God laughs- Yiddish Proverb If you want reality to be different than it is,you might as well try to teach a cat to bark.- Byron Katie My life has been filled with terrible misfortune;most of which never happened.- Michel Eyquem De Montaigne An unsolicited suggestion isundistinguishable from a criticism.- Jonathan Lockwood Huie The presence of those seeking the truthis infinitely to be preferredto the presence of those who think they've found it.- Terry Pratchett Nothing is ever going to work out the way you want,so you may as well choose to want the way life does work out.- Jonathan Lockwood Huie People understand me so poorly that they don't even understandmy complaint about them not understanding me.- Soren Kierkegaard When you ask the wrong question,you usually get a nonsense answer.- Jonathan Lockwood Huie One of the symptoms of an approaching nervous breakdownis the belief that one's work is terribly important.- Bertrand Russell I distrust those people who know so wellwhat God wants them to do,because I notice it always coincideswith their own desires.- Susan B.