Who Has It Worse — Single Men or Single Women?

Unpacking the challenges of modern dating culture.

Ariana E.
Hello, Love

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I have single friends on both sides of the aisle who are looking for love.

It makes sense that people desire companionship and support from a long-term partner.

But who has it worse in modern dating — single guys or single girls?

Here are 4 common issues that men find in women — and 4 common issues that women find in men.

Ladies first

Men have many gripes with modern-day women, several of which I’ve observed within my generation. Here are just a few of the most troublesome complaints.

1. “Every woman deserves a 10.”

I’ll be the first to admit — women’s standards have gotten unrealistically high.

We’ve been sold the lie that “every woman deserves a 10,” and we should never settle for less than we deserve. Our friends cheer us on and modern society supports us in our search for Mr. Right.

But nobody ever gives us the reality check, that maybe, Mr. Right doesn’t exist.

This is especially harmful when men do approach us because we’re so used to being cheered on for our unrealistically high standards that…

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Ariana E.
Hello, Love

I said what I said. Counter-cultural opinions on sex, love, and dating.