Expectations in dating
Reality: One of you will get stuck with a psycho house mate/a dodgy landlord and move into the other’s flat with the empty promise that you’ll only be there for one month (suckers).Expectation: It’ll be the perfect fairytale day, and you’ll be wearing that Vera Wang dress surrounded by your friends and family.Furthermore if you require a fit partner, going to the gym to work on yourself could simultaneously be a great way to meet people who fit your criteria. If you are a minority living in Iowa (the 4th whitest state) and you aren’t open to interracial dating….If the combination of your criteria is narrowing: If your criteria involves more than one of the above or something similarly limiting then your dating expectations may be too high.Reality: You head to a bar because if he’s a terrible person, at least alcohol can numb some of his remarks about Trump and Brexit.Expectation: You’re starting to feel a little bit smitten, everything about him is spectacular, the sun is shining, the birds are singing.
Three months into dating my husband I was upset that he wasn’t ready to commit to an exclusive relationship.
Or, you’ll manage a Tinder date where you didn’t get cat fished. Expectation: You go to a busy little restaurant and the sparks will fly.
He finds you utterly delightful and it ends with a movie-worthy goodnight kiss.
The girls from SATC always experienced a string of romantic rendezvous, against a glamourous back drop of NYC.
Expectation: Just like Ross in friends, you’ve written a list of things that you do and don’t want in a partner. Reality: If you’re lucky, you’ll meet him at a bar/club/house party with most of your make up still intact.