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Why do men say they want confident women and then leave them for needy women?


It's happened so many times I can't count: He leaves his brave and loving steady for a bipolar alcoholic, drug addict, emotionally weak or emotionally damaged woman. So why are women told that men think confidence is a woman's most attractive trait?

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Best Answer Mazzy Bolero says

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    dashingscorpio 4 years ago

    Your statement: "Secondly, what people say they want and what they really want is often completely different." This is absolutely true! On the flip side we hear of people unhappy in relationships but find reasons not to leave them.


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Sarah C Nason (Sarah Christina) says

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    SylviaSky 4 years ago

    Sarah Christina, there is the thoughtful, non-defensive answer I was looking for! Thank you!!


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Kayla In Texas says

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    Sarah C Nason (Sarah Christina) 4 years ago

    I couldn't agree with you more, very good point.

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    dashingscorpio 4 years ago

    SylviaSky, I honestly believe in the beginning when people start seeing each other it's about (having fun). Maybe these men don't realize these women have "serious problems" until after they become emotionally invested in them. Women do this as well


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monas1418 says

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    dashingscorpio 2 years ago

    Traditional VS Progressive women and men is the issue and not men in general. Some men are drawn to women who (need) them and others want independent women. None is "better" than the other.

    The trick is finding the right man for (you)!


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