When newly dating, people also tend to play down their past relational wreckage and personal liabilities.Have you ever fudged "the number" when asked about your sexual history or not completely owned up to your own role in a messy break-up?As long as they have a big heart, are willing to work on themselves, and have some emotional intelligence, they can be the boyfriend you've always wanted to have. Of course, this is based on the assumption that they're willing to try out new things. It may sound bad, but at least you know they'll have their hearts in the right place when they screw up. It's not like you won't feel intelligent around them. Even if it's only once in a while, you do want to talk about things like technology, books and art with your partner. Admittedly, there are certain topics I will never understand.When all you get in return is a blank stare, it can get really old, really fast. However, when you regularly feel like you need sock puppets to explain something to a guy you're dating, it gets frustrating. They can get insecure and there's no guarantee that they can manage their insecurities well.You'll always have a hilarious story that's a direct result of something he says or does.It's hard not to laugh when I look back and think of the ex I had who told me that my eyes were as green as lemons.When you're crushing on someone you also (unconsciously and consciously) begin to mirror your love interest's mannerisms and embrace his or her preferences to some degree.
Call me shallow, but I really did enjoy how gorgeous they were.Lots of us have been there at least once in our lives. We Lie to Each Other When you're attracted to someone it's normal to present a slightly embellished version of yourself since you want to be as desirable as possible.Sometimes it's indicative of a pathological relationship pattern but often it's just a function of common human tendencies that cloud the judgment of smart, healthy people with good self-esteem. Online dating studies back this up, showing that people routinely fudge their virtues a little in their profiles (especially height and income for men, weight and age for women).If they put tinfoil in your microwave, you're going to be the one dealing with a fire in the kitchen.It only takes one epic fail to make you want to ditch a dumb guy. A lot of dumb guys can be extremely charming, gorgeous, and great in bed.