Are you afraid that you might be too forward with a man?
Let’s look at the big picture for a second.
As women, we’ve been at a disadvantage. Most of us were raised to put our needs second and prioritize others and how they feel. Men were generally raised to be assertive while we were brought up to be “good girls.”
When you think about these differences in how we’ve learned how to behave and socialize, determining if you are too forward and how it can affect the dating process can be rather hard.
How much of our reluctance is wondering if it’s OK to ask for what we want? Part of the question addresses permission to be assertive. The other part is what works for you when dating.
Dating as a Modern Woman
A lot has changed in the last decades and women…