That being said, here are ten tips for the guy who is currently or is looking to date the autonomous young woman. Although I don't like doing it, it's comforting to know that you're there to help me, and you don't mind waiting until I invite you to do so. I keep up with my bills, I think ahead on expenses before I get my paycheck, and I have a step stool to reach the jars in the spice cabinet that I can't reach.I like knowing that I am capable of being self sufficient.The same survival skills that make her a fierce, independent woman, can also result in some high barriers with intimate relationships. Here are some expectations BEFORE dating independent girls – and why they usually struggle in falling in love.For the independent woman to fall in love, she must allow herself to become vulnerable enough to do so. She’s fallen in love before and still carries traces of the pain from that relationship not working. Often, one of the costs of all of this hard work is increased responsibilities in the world that compete for personal time and precious energy.She wants a partner, she wants love, but may NOT be ready to jump into planning a future with someone or settling down yet.She may also be considering relocating, which would make a serious relationship difficult to maintain.By the time you meet an independent woman, she has already learned the value of self-reliance and hard work – and this can’t help but transcend into other areas of her life.It is challenging for independent girls to allow themselves to be vulnerable in a relationship and fall in love, particularly in a world in which they have learned to work hard for equality and beware of players.
If you feel this way, sit down with me and we'll talk about it.Plus, she may be wary of bringing the wrong person into her children’s life; worrying that he may end up being abusive in some way as the relationship progresses. If he has children, what are those relationships like? Self-reliance is hard-earned and a source of pride for independent girls. If she senses that a prospective partner isn’t a hard worker, she may fear that he will become dependent on her resources. It may be that I'm stressed and trying to juggle a lot at once, so I come off as standoffish, or I may think that I would bother you by sharing what I have on my plate at the time. I like to actually try and balance work, education, social life, that alone time, and an intimate relationship even if it becomes exceedingly difficult sometimes.For any relationships, be it with an independent woman or not, communication really is the key for a healthy, operational, and lasting romance. I may get into a tiff with someone at work or log into my bank account to find that the numbers are incorrect.