By this point, you’ve forgotten the third rule of chemistry: it allows you to focus only on the good and ignore all the bad.
Which is why you can have incredible chemistry and end up in a TERRIBLE relationship, where he doesn’t call you, doesn’t sleep with you, doesn’t compliment you, doesn’t make you feel safe, and doesn’t commit to you.
But you stick around because of how strong your rare FEELINGS are.
Since you’re an above average woman – smart, strong, successful – your standards are going to go up accordingly.
However, there is a fine line between confident and selfish. Since you don’t realize why he never quite seems satisfied with you, your daily MO is aiming to please.
A confident guy will still make sure you feel heard and strive to ensure that your wants and needs are met. If he constantly alters plans that you’ve made, and accuses you of being the inflexible one, this man isn’t self-assured. It becomes a rush when he is happy and accepting of you, but a terrible let down when he doesn’t.
This indicates that you are dating with your ego instead of your heart.
The heart wants to find comfort and contentment, but the ego wants to seek approval and gain validation. On the outside he’s so perfectly your type, or you are so tired of being single, that the thought of letting go and moving on feels like you’re passing up on the best opportunity you’ll ever have.