And a grown-up man knows there’s no way to win an argument with a woman, anyway. You’re an independent, 21st-century woman — you don’t need a man to pay your bills.But if he’s not bringing you chicken soup when you’re sick or giving you rides when your car’s in the shop, this is not a guy you can depend on. A man doesn’t care what anyone thinks about him as long as he believes in what he’s doing. No one wants to be a full-on conformist, but we are living in a society, here.
By 30, family-oriented women are getting antsy about finding a guy to settle down with (tick-tock and all that), but a lot of the guys their age aren’t on the same page.
So this one’s for the ladies, but the dudes should pay attention, too.
What follows is a list of ways you can tell a man isn’t ready for the real world.
But just because he may exhibit some, or even all, of these symptoms, it doesn’t mean he’s incapable of growing up. Try giving him a kick in the ass before you kick him to the curb. As long as it’s not interfering with his life, let the guy play.
In today’s world, there are very few reasons to be completely unreachable for any length of time.
If he can’t send you a simple text just to let you know he’s not dead or in jail, odds are he’s fucking with your head.The official beginning of adulthood has always been on a sliding scale.The process starts at 18, when you’re allowed to vote, die for your country and be tried as an adult, but I think most of us can agree that we still have a lot of growing up to do at that age.He thinks that unless everything is done on his terms, he’ll be perceived as weak-willed. Maybe it’s an old gender role, but men are expected to be reasonably handy.He needs to know how to change a tire, mount a towel rack or at the very least, put together an IKEA bookshelf without bursting into tears.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.