The desperate woman is characteristically unable to keep a man committed, and she turns men off with her frantic desire for a serious commitment. Sound like anyone you know?
The fact is, it's impossible to maintain a healthy relationship with the desperate woman, which makes them undateable women. Her craze for commitment and her self-imposed deadlines -- such as the need to have a baby by the time she's 30 -- eliminate any hope of a normal relationship. We've put together this list of warning signs to help you avoid these undateable women and steer clear of the desperate woman.
- She's always in a relationship
You can tell a lot about a woman from her relationship history, and the desperate woman's past is one continuous series of relationships. She's never alone because she can't stand to be alone. Moreover, each one of her former boyfriends is very different, as different as, say, Brad Pitt, Vince Vaughn and John Mayer. Warning bells should go off if a woman doesn't seem to have any particular type; it indicates that she's not looking for that certain someone so much as she's looking for that certain anyone. If you suspect she might be a desperate woman, find out about her relationship history, either from her or from mutual acquaintances.
- She's a micromanager
She has everything planned: this weekend, next weekend, the color of her future bridesmaids' dresses, the names of her hypothetical children, everything. A desperate woman has excessively detailed plans, and she will incorporate you into those plans with alarming speed. Two weeks in and she's already saying: "I love you." After three dates, she wants you to meet her parents. The desperate woman is on a time line and, as a result, she tries to impose a serious commitment prematurely, acting as if the two of you have been together for years, even if you've only been on a couple of dates.
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