Dating an insecure girl
He might exhibit the following behavior: lying, aloofness, irresponsible dreaming, fear of commitment, sexual promiscuity, addiction to substances or pornography, selfishness, hunger for power, and disinterest in surrendering to God.
(I could go on, but you get the idea.) He’s not someone who’s interested in true love, because that requires consistent sacrifice.
She hoped her affection would give him the incentive to mature into a better man.
As they dated, she prayed for his improvement, gave him motivational tapes, and urged him to think of God and their future when he was faced with the temptation to drink.
A woman might acknowledge that her boyfriend has character flaws, but thinks she can help him mature or overcome his problems.
The notoriety of dating a bad boy can play into a woman’s need for acceptance and significance.
What some women don’t realize, though, is that by associating with a notorious person, they can tarnish their personal reputation.
The only times it really bothered her was when he occasionally went overboard and wound up intoxicated.
Whenever Cindy brought up his drinking, Evan agreed with her concerns, promised to quit, and told her not to worry about it.