“I don’t think any of my married friends had any illusions that I was living the dream.
Maybe the guys would joke about it, but I would enlist the help of all the wives of my friends, or the women friends in my life, to help me become a better person, to get ready, so when I met the right person, I was in the right head space.”I spoke with a handful of men about relationships, love, and what it all means to them.
A true friend wants what’s best for you and will do anything they can to help you.
In a way, it’s a ‘friendly competition,’ and by that I mean it’s rooted in friendship, and you drive each other to be better.”I don’t know about you, but that kind of friendship sounds exactly like what I am looking for, too.
But in my time spent being a relationship sponge and soaking up all the pre- and post-wedding advice, I realized something: Women really deserve to hear what these guys are saying.
I know that for me it can feel like everyone is getting engaged, or everyone is in a relationship—everyone, that is, except me.
I don’t think I am alone in this.“I just want women to know that guys struggle with being single, too,” one guy told me this week. ” Most of us can admit that coupling sounds pretty appealing, and we should all help each other out in finding the right person.
Sometimes I worry that popular TV shows and sultry advertisements give women the wrong impression of men.
Despite how it might appear, there are a lot of good guys out there who are looking for the same romance, commitment, and monogamy that women are.