Understanding guys’ Deadly Dating Patterns is crucial not only to your success in creating the love you want, but also to your own self-esteem and happiness. Fortunately, I’ve logged many therapy hours listening to men as they’ve opened up and explored their deepest needs and fears. Who hasn’t fallen for that grand opening game, where they lure us with intoxicating conversations, exciting fun-filled dates, a single perfect rose, delicious kisses and more? Truth is, men are at least as hard to figure out as women.
The bad news is they are also scared, and they push real intimacy or commitment away. The good news is that they, like us, usually really do want true love, and down deep they realize that they’d be happier, more content and more sexually satisfied if they had a good relationship.How could he disappear after he was so totally into me? Understanding‘deadly dating patterns’ — Sam Keen In the just released paperback version of “Love in 90 Days,” I devote a new chapter to the 16 most common Men’s Deadly Dating Patterns based on personality types. That’s why dating and relationships can be so confusing and frustrating.
I rate the degree of difficulty of each pattern, based on my clinical experience, on a scale of 1 to 10, with 10 being the most challenging.
I have also divided the patterns into three groups: easier to overcome; moderately difficult; and most challenging (those I advise you to stay away from).