Dating a man with a bad temper
Still, it is interesting to note that while the female college students surveyed are drawn to men of high achievement, they seem to have developed a type of a radar to identify those “who will not direct dominance behaviors toward their own mates.” In other words, the guy who succeeds due to his smarts and his skills is likely to make the best mate.
The only way to know certain qualities about a person is by spending enough time with them.
They found that “women preferred targets on whom peers conferred prestige-based status because of specific knowledge or skills to targets who achieved dominance-based status through strategies of force or the threat of force.” Their paper, just published in the journal Personal Relationships, describes three studies of female college students.
In the first of these, 71 coeds from the College of William and Mary in Virginia read fictional vignettes describing two male students at different colleges.
If you can't get her name right, you can't get her number. Don't spit in your girlfriend's grandmother's face.9. Introduce her as your [insert ethnicity here] girlfriend.
But according to the brief bios, the first was also described as dominating his peers and grandstanding during meetings, while the second rose in rank because his fellow members liked and respected him. and then when we got in his truck and hit the road, somebody cut him off and he started cursing loudly. For some reason his road rage made me feel like I was in danger. One time I dated a guy who was so smooth and charming…Besides the fact that some people are more sensitive to a bad temper than others, there shouldn’t be signs of a bad temper, or uncontrollable anger for any reason during early dating.Early dating should feel like bliss, and like a good honeymoon for newlyweds.