Every single encounter, every single first date, every single relationship.Even if you are not ready to get married in your earlier 20s, mid-20s or even late-20s, you never know if this is the one.Some people wait all their lives to find that one true love. Learn to compromise and let the small things go, because if you focus too much on being right all the time, you really put a damper on the relationship — being mad or angry all the time is no fun. The smart, successful, geekier guys make better husbands than the hot, bad boys.Make sure that if you start dating a 'bad boy,' you don't waste valuable time when you realize he's not in it for the long haul.If you approach dating casually, you will never give anyone enough of a chance to know if they could be the one and will dismiss so many incredible people.Moreover, unfortunately, the rise of the dating app and swiping has made dating culture "disposable," meaning you can always swipe again and just find another one.We millennials live in a world of instant gratification where we have what we want with the snap of our fingers.Unfortunately for us, love and dating just can't work that way.
Sure, you can probably go to a bar or swipe on Tinder to find a random one-night stand if you really wanted to.The men who are actually available and wanting commitment and who are smart and funny and cute—maybe one guy is a little bit shorter, so he's not getting the women. Maybe he's not smooth initially or in big groups, but he is one-on-one. "I don't want the takeaway to be, pick the next guy off of and marry him.I'm saying, you don't have to do anything differently if you don't want.When guys are ready for that stage of life, they find someone who is good enough that they're totally in love with—but that person may not seem to the outside world to be as appealing in superficial ways—maybe she's not as accomplished or funny as the last girl. Guys don't sit and micro-analyze a woman the way a woman would with a man. Gottlieb: "With online dating, we judge based on objective criteria (height, sports nut), rather than subjective (attraction), which you can't judge until you meet the person. Sign up for Glamour.com's Style Tips of the Week and Beauty Tip of the Day newsletters!