Just like how you’ve dated your share of challenging types of men like the disappearing/reappearing Pinger, the Couch Potato, and the older-and-balder-than-his-profile-guy…men meet and enter into relationships with less-than-impressive types of women.I’ve talked to countless single men over the years about their experiences with women, especially those in midlife and beyond.
1) The Almost Boyfriend Almost Boyfriends are an enigma—they often create distance with semireasonable excuses, but they're tantalizing because they're selectively receptive. They want to keep tabs on you because they maybe-sorta want to be your boyfriend down the road. When they're "ready." Signs You've Met an Almost Boyfriend Will things ever take a turn for the romantic? But for now, you need to chill and keep him in the friendship zone or you'll drive yourself crazy.
2) The Disappearing Act Although an Almost Boyfriend will remain in your life (at a safe distance), a Disappearing Act will decide he needs to completely cut off contact. All That But the Bag of Chips is another guy you can easily see a future with.
They know what they feel—and their man feels it too. All That But the Bag of Chips cannot fully engage in the relationship. This is an adapted excerpt from the book The Love Gap: A Radical Plan to Win in Life and Love, by Jenna Birch. Reprinted with permission of Grand Central Life & Style.
I’m often asked whether I offer dating and relationship coaching for single men dating after 40. But I DO help men by helping women who are dating after 40. ) One of the most transformational ways I support women is by helping you better understand GROWNUP men.
The Wow Me Woman The Wow Me Woman is a midlife gal who still thinks that excitement is the key to judging if a guy is a good match. Men sense her quick judgment, which leaves them feeling deflated, unattractive and powerless.