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No More Mr. Nice Guy

I have an aunt, an awesome aunt, who has told me more than once, “Honey, you’re a lot of woman. You’re going to need a whole lot of man.”

I laughed the first time I heard it, but now that a few years have passed, I really know what she meant.

I recently “met” a guy on eHarmony. The thing about eHarmony is that you can usually find some connection with your local matches and even some not-so-local matches. I’ve been matched with my former pastor’s son and a guy I once went out with, but didn’t quite get along with his pigeons. Heck, Plenty of Fish even matched me with my ex brother-in-law. Awkward!

I digress. This guy I met on eHarmony – turns out that one of his Bible school teachers was my Sunday school teacher when I was a kid. Small world, eh? And that wasn’t the only connection. I asked around about him for character references and got the same response from everyone – he’s a really nice guy.

While there is nothing wrong with being a really nice guy, if that’s all people say about you, you’re not for me. After speaking with the guy, I came to the same conclusion. He’s a really nice guy. And when you put me into the picture, it would most likely mean that he’s a guy I’d walk all over. Not intentionally, but my personality is such that I could very easily put the pants on and that would be that.

I blame my mother. My name means “courageous in judgement” – a.k.a. “highly opinionated”. Thanks, Mom. Put that with a “really nice guy” and I’ve just taken over. While, for some women, this would be a perfect setup, it’s not at all what I want. I don’t want to wear the proverbial pants in a relationship. I want a man to take the lead. Someone who can (and will) challenge me and my opinions. Someone who will pursue me.

Sorry all you Mr. Nice Guys, you’re not for me.

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About Little Miss Virgin

I'm a 29 year old. Single. Virgin. Believer in Jesus Christ. I seek to live my life according to the Word of God and if I can help others like myself as they strive to walk a similar path, I'm all for it!

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  1. I found one. You will too. He’s not afraid to challenge my opinions and call my bluff. He’s not intimidated by my opinions or the strength of my personality and he most certainly wears the pants.
    Mommas please raise good men not just nice guys.

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    • I found a good man, too! And by the way, we gave you that name on purpose. I hold with the “courageous in judgment”, which means you are able to assess a situation for what it is and you are not afraid to make a decision based on truth. The highly opinionated part – well – the man who will be blessed to have you as his wife will be able to handle that!

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