Love And Marriage
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Love And Marriage

Your Expectations in Dating Are Too High

Why hearing this comment did not inspire me to lower my standards

Photo by Vince Fleming for Unsplash

I heard variations of this comment multiple times when I was single. “Lower your standards,” they said. “Life isn’t a movie or a fairytale,” they said.

But I was never looking for a storybook romance. I have always wanted the real stuff — the kisses at sunset…

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