She says things like “I need him to say he wants a relationship, and then I’ll open up,” or “Once he gets to know me, he probably won’t like me.”The Scaredy Cat may put her guy through lots of tests before she feels confident that he’s truly interested.When he passes those tests or shows he has feelings for her, she questions it and might up the ante.The Princess has an “I deserve it” attitude and has little or no concern for how she can make the other person happy.She insists he give and give with little or no reciprocity; after all, he’s The Man and she’s his prize!
I’ve talked to countless single men over the years about their experiences with women, especially those in midlife and beyond.
The wall she has erected is just too high for him to climb in order to get to the other side.
Since trust and affection are what men yearn for from women, he usually does her a favor and leaves…hence rendering her “right” once again.
You know that dating after 40 (or at any stage of life, for that matter! When you appreciate the same is true for the men you date, it will go a long way toward building compassion and, in turn, building relationships.
Learn more about each Femitype, starting with The Princess right here.