He’s Not Intimidated | Excerpt from Real Men Don’t Text
Michael speaks some great truth here to us women who love to make excuses for the men in our lives. It’s easier to make excuses than to admit that he just doesn’t like you, isn’t it?
Ladies, men are simple, but you have spent centuries trying to understand us—when our intentions are generally clear.
You make endless excuses for our behavior—“He is really busy”; “He is afraid of commitment because of his last relationship”; “He had a hard childhood”; or (my favorite) “He’s intimidated.” No, no, and no.
Many of you struggle to know in your heart that you are worth loving, and Ruthie and I absolutely hate thinking about you tossing and turning, wondering, “Why haven’t I been chosen?” We don’t take your pain lightly.
However, it’s what you do with the hurt that is pivotal. Filling your time with the wrong men or lowering your standards is only contributing to the problem and leading you down a path toward more heartbreak.
Stop responding to his messages, stop asking your friends, and keep reading. These excuses are why you continually attract the wrong man. A man will pursue a woman he likes. And it won’t be through lazy text messages and assumed dates.
If he won’t man up and call you, plan ahead, and actually take you on a date, he may want to hang out with you tonight, but his future doesn’t include you. Cut him loose and save yourself for the man who does want you in his future. Don’t lose hope. There is a good man out there for you.
— Excerpt from Chapter 2 of Real Men Don’t Text. Will you buy your copy today (and send us your receipt at firstname.lastname@example.org) and enter to win an iPad mini below? Pretty please?
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