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Standards for dating

As we get older, this strong desire to appease others starts to fade and our expectations of men shift. The same way that a tall, muscular, rich, funny, successful man is going to have higher standards for the woman he dates than a man who has none of those things. Like Anna Kendrick’s character says about her man ‘fitting the bill’, we have a mental checklist of everything our perfect guy “should” be without realizing that this expectation is most likely not possible.

She lives in Astoria and enjoys the beach, exercising, and traveling.

While we're getting closer to making gender equality a reality, we're clearly not quite there yet.

That's especially obvious when it comes to office politics, but major disparities also manifest themselves in the dating scene.

So how should you examine your relationship standards critically?