Sitting at lunch with a group of people and the conversation turned to relationships. Seated at the table; a 60-year old married man, myself, another girl my age, a divorcee of 40ish and a 40ish single woman/no kids.
The other young woman, let's call her Precious, starts going in about the type of guy she does not want. In the company of these older folks she says she wants a "ten". I, naively, ask, "What's a ten?" I thought she meant on a ratings scale. No, she was talking measurements. *use your imagination* In the company cafeteria! Then she, an overweight woman, stated that she doesn't want a fat guy because she cannot do anything with that.
I am not exaggerating when I say everyone fell silent. This chick was loud, vulgar and rubbing everyone the wrong way. I am surprised Idris Elba had not scooped her up. *insert sarcasm*
I say all that to say why do people expect perfection in a person – physical perfection that is – when they are far from perfect.
I believe it was President Barack Obama who stated be the change you want to see or something like that.
I wonder if we single women hold on waiting for a perfect specimen of man when perfection does not exist and we are not perfect.
What do you think? Am I being to hard on her for just being honest?