Meaning, they take the “I don’t need a man” mindset and make it seem like they have no interest whatsoever in the man they are dating, pushing him away and then wondering what happened.
What usually follows is a myriad of social media posts about how men “can’t handle her attitude” or something of the sort – when in reality, he just had no interest in feeling like an afterthought in her life.
Independent is a characteristic I am proud to have, while also being one that comes back to bite me in the realm of my love life.They understand that personal power is not about not needing someone, but about the ability to set standards and only welcome the people into their life who meet the bar. But, it takes the right type of man to recognize, and be comfortable with this type of woman.What are some of the traits of the Prince Charming who doesn’t actually need a damsel in distress?We’re not going to be your mom, your babysitter, or your financial provider. It’s when people start to need other people that things go sour. Why should we waste our time worrying about it and pulling the needy card?If you can recognize the difference between “want” and “need,” you can avoid stumbling into the conventional trappings that bog down so many others. We have our own lives that might not always include you. We had a life before you, we’ll have a life after you, and even during this life beside you, sometimes you’re just not invited.