Dating emotionally immature men
He’s learned nothing from the past and has no plans for the future.
This can be an endearing quality, but it will get frustrating if you’re trying to plan a life with someone incapable of commitment. Still, when we’re drawn to people, we tend to make excuses for their faults. How can you expect to have an adult relationship with someone who’s never left the nest?
The next step is 21, and while in the “Mad Men” era that may have been the age when all men were expected to put childish things away, get married and be on their way to starting a career, that’s no longer the case.
Hell, it’s arguable that being able to legally buy beer actually causes a step down in maturity for a lot of us. The uninterrupted path of school to marriage to family to career has led directly to the land of the mid-life crisis for previous generations.
But the difference between a man and a boy is that the man knows you hate that kind of shit and makes a suggestion anyway.
Nowadays, actual adulthood seems to begin around 30.
We use our 20s to get all our partying and hookups out of our system — good for us.
Instead of being upfront and honest with you when you’ve pissed him off or hurt his feelings, he just shuts down or finds subtle ways to make your life difficult. If this guy intentionally does the opposite of what’s expected from him just for the sake of being contrarian, that’s a sign of insecurity, immaturity or douche-baggery.
Speaking of confidence, a grown-up man isn’t afraid to go after what he wants.
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Even though he’s the life of the party when he’s around his buddies, he clams up at work functions or “adult” dinner parties. Whether he’s skipping the foreplay or racing to the finish line, he hasn’t learned that relationship sex is about teamwork.