I was wined and dined along cobblestone sidewalks, and my guy went to Starbucks in the morning for lattes.
But before long I got way wrapped up in the allure of this routine, and truth was I was living a double life.
Soccer mom by day, flirty, carefree woman in heels come the weekend.
It got old quickly, and when my guy got weird about coming to my place for Friday-night pizza-and-a-movie with my son and me, things just seemed to fizzle.
These guys are all around you but you're not giving them a chance. We feel entitled.*Gottlieb: "Women try to be good friends to each other. He said, what you think of as quirky, endearing, and cute, is really annoying to someone else. You find something great, but you wonder if there's something better out there, so you keep searching.
But he would love you so much that he would overlook that. In the end, after three more weeks of searching for the perfect sweater—was it so much better than the one you could have bought originally? Gottlieb: "The guys I interviewed for the book said women judge them so much.
Now, before you get all up in her face about her controversial title, let's get something straight here…"There's a big difference between compromising and settling," Gottlieb told me over the phone.