There is a phenomenon I'm noticing among some women that I find fascinating. A beautiful, intelligent, woman will be able to walk away from a good guy who is proving not to be the right man for her yet she will find it virtually impossible to tear herself away from a not-so-nice guy.
Case in point: Sarah was dating a man called Mike for several months. He was not long out of a marriage and had young children but was very happy to court Sarah with romantic dinners on Saturday nights.
Mike was a good man who showed many signs of being really into Sarah. He would ask her out by Wednesday for Saturday on the weeks he didn't have his children and then on the weeks that he did have them and wasn't available on Saturday night, he tried very hard to see her at an alternative time that was convenient to Sarah, because he missed her. He was chivalrous: opened car doors and pulled her chair out and always spoke respectfully.
However, there were some key points missing. After some months, Mike still hadn't introduced Sarah to his friends and family . He also hadn't bought romantic gifts or flowers. He made a lot of promises about introducing his children, but the months passed and the right time never seemed to arrive.
Sarah saw the writing on the wall and ended it with Mike. While at first he seemed devastated and he protested and begged for her to come back, asking her how he could make things right, he made it very obvious that marriage was not an option for him at any point in the future. Sarah made the difficult decision to wal