Start Dating double standards against men

Dating double standards against men

“How dare he ask me do something he’s not willing to do himself?!

We tend to place demands on others without placing those same demands on ourselves.

Double standards come into play when one spouse puts an expectation on the other that he or she does not fulfill in return.

However, for the sake of this post we’ll define double standard as having rules and expectations for your sweetheart that you don’t require yourself to follow. “Sweetie, I expect you to always answer the phone when I call. You never answer your phone.” And there are double standards that are major and serious. ” “Well, that’s different.” Whether a double standard is major or minor, it can still damage relationships for several reasons.

“I don’t ever want to hear about your talking to your ex-boyfriend again. It shows a lack of respect for the other person, it shows an elevated sense of self, and (if left unchecked) it can cause roots of bitterness to form.