They had the power to grant or deny my romantic desires and, whether they knew it or not, they wielded that power.
I believe it was a combination of a lack of self-confidence on my part and the natural forces inherent in sexual relationships.""The real problem may be considering women who are unmarried to be failures.
She's competed in 11 marathons, runs her own consulting firm and is working on her Ph. "You would think these are qualities men would like — and most [men] say they do—but sooner or later, I feel like they begin feeling inferior or inadequate as a man or breadwinner." Christine isn't alone in her frustration.
Christine recalls, "I recently had a male friend tell me, ' Chris, men just want a woman who's going to be home and be a great wife and mother. Look at you, you're going 100 mph all the time, no guy wants that.'""I am attractive, in gosh-darn good shape, fun, great sense of humor, full of energy and life, smart and ambitious," says Christine.
They remind these people of the existential crisis that cause their current state of being.