by Tasha Dimling, genConncet Relationship Expert
Have you ever pretended to be something you are not in order to attract someone? Are you pretending you love jogging in order to date a marathon runner? Are you overcompensating by being artificially sweet? Even the smallest fibs that seem harmless at first, such as acting like you love football, will come back and bite you.
If you are pretending, you will get caught. Projection is: Whatever the truth is on the inside is being broadcast out to the world, whether you like it or not. Many of my clients have told me that they've played dumb for a man. Why? Highly successful women dating someone who may not be as accomplished, sometimes fear that their achievements could come across intimidating. Don't devalue your success or intelligence. Your date will be more insulted that you felt the need to do so.
Opposites attract. Don't worry if you don't like all the same things. Your relationship is not doomed. I chatted with aRead More »from Honesty: The #1 Rule of Dating