On paper, it appears these actions and behaviors are changeable, but it’s not that easy.How many red flags do you need in order to run away and save yourself? Time will tell, his mask will drop, that is why he is pushing for commitment, he wants to hook you before you see the real person under the facade.Cave woman wanted to be safe, have healthy children and plenty to eat. Things haven't changed much, except for now we also throw love and personality into the equation. A mutual decision for him to stay home with the kids is OK, but there's no bigger turn-off than a man who is unwilling to be a provider.Today's great guy is someone who is confident, kind, intelligent, consistent, commitment-oriented, secure, honest, healthy, smart, fun, funny, emotionally available, able to make you a priority, interested in life, and a hard-working provider. These guys, by my estimate, are less than 5 percent of the available male population. Personal and professional experience, and uh, statistics ... Although that's a long list, unfortunately it is not a complete list. But the good news is that although 95 percent of men are like the ones listed above, we still have that allusive 5 percent we can choose from. Most are in relationships, because they are commitment-oriented, but sometimes women stupidly kick them out, and occasionally, as horrible as it is, their partners pass away.A man who is overly concerned with himself and his material things has no room to value you. Just because a man is good-looking, wears a shiny new suit, sports some Now and Later gators, drives a shiny new car, and profiles a new Rolex on his wrist does not mean he is a good man.As a matter of fact, that’s usually the joker who can’t rub two nickels together.
When Michael Lockwood was a single divorced dad, he'd often write down dating advice that he planned to give to his daughters when they grew up.The can demonstrate REAL work and real change, rather than platitudes.The men/women who go from relationship to relationship, (often leaving one partner for another) are NOT going to get past their issues.Years later, he's turned those thoughts and advice into a book "Women Have All the Power, Too Bad They Don't Know It." Just Because it Glitters Doesn’t Mean It’s Gold Don’t be impressed by the unimpressive.Too many women sell themselves short by settling for a man with an attractive exterior.