Older, single women often deny themselves any chance of finding happiness by failing to downgrade their expectations, says author Lori Gottlieb.
Women are being fooled by happily-ever-after films, programmes and books - from Friends and Jane Austen novels - into believing marriage is about finding The One. Gottlieb also big butt escorts women's search for Mr Right could leave them unhappy and alone in the long-term as they shun perfectly good partners.
Miss Gottlieb, a year-old single mother, writes from her own experiences, saying bbw escorts in canada wished she had settled for Mr Second Best. She said: "My dream, like that of my mother and her mother, was to fall in love, get married and live happily ever after.
So we walked away from uninspiring relationships that might have made us happy. She added: "Every woman I know — no matter how successful and ambitious, single room for rent financially and perfct secure — feels panic, occasionally coupled with desperation, if she hits 30 and finds herself unmarried. Gottlieb also suggests that marriage to someone who may seem like Mr Right could even be less successful.
But Lancaster University Psychologist Professor Cary Cooper said women unable to find their dream man should not see themselves as settling for second best. He said: "No man or woman has all the characteristics you would look for; it would be a miracle to find your One. The main problem is that many people haven't worked out what those characteristics shemale transexual escort schwedt oder.
escort gfe moore He added: "I sometimes wonder if women who say they are waiting to find Mr Right, are actually just avoiding a relationship or committing to a relationship. Finding someone should not be so complicated.