You have put numerous amounts of hours lamenting how media has affected the perception of the ideal beauty and the pressures you have likely felt with all of the super models on TV, yet it never really dawned on you how that same thing might be occurring for guys.
What do fairy tales and romantic comedies say about guys?
You are not totally sure, but you think the word was…football. Before you know it you can actually understand a sentence or two. The silence is abruptly interrupted with the subject that you have been waiting for since you became a fly on the wall…girls…dating…and what guys are thinking about the two. As he begins to talk you realize that guys ponder way more than emotions.
The no itself was hard for him to take, because he really did care for this girl, but what happened is that this girl went back and told all of her friends and they began to review all of his strengths and weaknesses.
By the time it was over not only did all of her friends know, but their friends knew and their friends' brothers knew that he asked, she said no, and that he was not tall enough for the average girl to really honestly consider.
Why endure the heartache and waste his and some poor girl's time by starting something that most likely wouldn’t work out anyway?
After his initial premise for singlehood ended, he got quiet.
They should always dress nice, have a nice home (a horse and carriage is a nice perk), never be grumpy, be the perfect balance of sensitive and masculine, able to beat up 1 to 40 guys all by himself if need be, and, oh yes, he must always leave the toilet seat down, because he is the most thoughtful and caring man alive. I Hate Fairy Tales backs this up with a personal story of how he once bought his ex-girlfriend 12 roses.