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Posted By: Mauigirl, 7/10/2021 5:47:08 PM

My friend Mark, 36, is a “catch” by many New York City standards. He’s good-looking, highly educated, and a talented photographer. He’s also progressive and participates in protests and gives to left-leaning causes. And Mark is looking for love. He wants to get married and have kids. In a liberal city like New York, swimming with single women wishing they weren’t, one could assume Mark wouldn’t have a problem finding a mate. And while he dates and recently had a couple of short-lived relationships, Mark remains single. He’s trying to understand why.


IMO most women like attention from a man with a good sense of humor. Most liberal men can't meet that standard.

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Reply 1 - Posted by: Corndoggies 7/10/2021 5:54:32 PM (No. 841602)
But why would a conservative man want a liberal female? Dating I get, they’re easy. But marriage? That’s a recipe for disaster.
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Reply 2 - Posted by: earlybird 7/10/2021 5:57:15 PM (No. 841603)
He’s probably looking in all the wrong places. First, relax. Stop considering yourself to be a great catch. Stop “looking” - you’re not shopping for a car. As for “progressive” women, the protests he likes to participate in will attract them, not the more conservative (may I say “normal”?) women. They just won’t be interested in you. Try church. Seriously. Normal women still go to church. As for me, if I were a young single woman in NYC or anywhere else, I wouldn’t touch him with a ten foot pole. He sounds much too self-centered to be much of a catch.
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Reply 3 - Posted by: zephyrgirl 7/10/2021 6:00:52 PM (No. 841604)
Once they snag a conservative man, these leftist witches spend all their time haranguing their spouse about leftist causes and turn the weaker ones into neutered wimps.
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Reply 4 - Posted by: Cindiana 7/10/2021 6:11:48 PM (No. 841610)
Ted Olson comes to mind after losing his beloved Barbara on September 11. The new wife did a job on him, I'm guessing.
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Reply 5 - Posted by: Terry_tr6 7/10/2021 6:13:08 PM (No. 841611)
if you walking on the curb side or paying for dinner triggers her, run don't walk. otherwise the rest of your life will be trying to not trigger her and that isn't going to be possible. paying for one dinner and bailing is a lot cheaper than giving her half your stuff after a couple years of "wedded bliss"
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Reply 6 - Posted by: JHHolliday 7/10/2021 6:23:01 PM (No. 841618)
I would not be comfortable dating some leftist chick. They might be smoking hot (most aren’t). Maybe have some good times for awhile but never, ever consider marrying one.
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Reply 7 - Posted by: formerNYer 7/10/2021 6:23:56 PM (No. 841619)
I agree with OP: Usually high on the list of what woman want is a man that can male them smile and laugh. Liberals have no sense of humor because they are always "offended" by something. I would NOT date a liberal woman. I'd rather be alone.
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Reply 8 - Posted by: DVC 7/10/2021 6:29:52 PM (No. 841624)
Hmm. If a woman is a "progressive", I'd never ask her out, or if I did in error, would stop calling as soon as I found out. Sorry.....'progressives' have way too much baggage and bizarre ideas. But.....I've been happily married for well over 40 years so what I think doesn't make the slightest difference to some young woman looking for a hubby. But I know conservative young men, and I doubt that they are looking for lefty women, either. Too 'high maintenance'. Why would they want the grief?
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Reply 9 - Posted by: TexaTucky 7/10/2021 6:30:48 PM (No. 841625)
“If I pay for dinner, it signals I don’t value my date as my equal so I’m super casual about it all. If she wants to pay or split it or whatever, that’s fine with me.” When liberal women want a pu$$y, they date women, not a "man" who's super casual about his pu$$ydom . . . or whatever.
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Reply 10 - Posted by: Italiano 7/10/2021 6:31:15 PM (No. 841627)
Beats me. They prefer men that they can't beat up?
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Reply 11 - Posted by: red1066 7/10/2021 6:31:25 PM (No. 841628)
They follow the money.
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Reply 12 - Posted by: itsonlyme 7/10/2021 6:34:47 PM (No. 841630)
What's wrong Mark? You're a progressive that likes protest gatherings. I'm sure you'll find a green haired lady with a nose and lip rings, facial "DEVIL" tattoos, and a tattoo on both forearms that says - Arm Wrestle You For A Beer". Don't be concerned about her IQ, she likes to party day and night. Should be paradise in NYC.
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Reply 13 - Posted by: Omen55 7/10/2021 6:35:13 PM (No. 841631)
IOW they don't really want Meathead👏
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Reply 14 - Posted by: Sandpiper 7/10/2021 6:38:24 PM (No. 841633)
Funny this article is describing my very liberal sister. She is on her third relationship in her life (first husband was a divorce and the second passed away after 30+ years.) All of the men have been older strong men who take care of her. And conservative. She’s always been pretty with a great body and even though she is older now her figure is still curvy in all the right places. I agree with the other posters - a great body doesn’t make up for liberal beliefs but I now have known 3 men who disagree. Whatever.
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Reply 15 - Posted by: LadyHen 7/10/2021 6:38:55 PM (No. 841634)
No no no stay away! As a mom of a marriageable aged man, my good Southern Conservative momma advice is, Conservative men, don't. It's a trap. Don't put a ring on it!! Be equally yoked, in religion as in politics. SHE will be birthing and raising your babies. Frivorce and the hell of custody is your future with a bat guano crazy lib female.
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Reply 16 - Posted by: udanja99 7/10/2021 6:52:32 PM (No. 841640)
I could never marry anyone whose values were so different from my own. Sane women want strong men who will care for and protect them and their children. They don’t want panty-waist metrosexuals and progressive men tend to be either that or thugs. And if you haven’t noticed, the women at these protests tend to by ugly, fat lesbians who are always ranting about “toxic masculinity”, so he won’t find a mate there. My husband of 40 years has always walked curbside. He also opens and holds doors for me and walks through them with his hand on my lower back in case I slip or stumble. Our daughter’s fiancé asked our permission a full 2 years before he actually proposed. And she will take his name when they marry. Her future sister in law and best friend has a plaque in her home which says, “He stole my heart so I took his name”. See, there is hope for the future! Finally, if Mark starts dating “like a conservative” he’s a fraud and whomever he dates will hopefully find out before the wedding.
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Reply 17 - Posted by: Buzzman 7/10/2021 7:04:42 PM (No. 841650)
The bottom line is simple. Women, even those that identify as liberal, still want a real man for a relationship. That pretty much leaves out all the soyboys.
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Reply 18 - Posted by: Ribicon 7/10/2021 7:16:32 PM (No. 841657)
These types have no idea what they want, apart from what the mass media tells them. Complete waste of time.
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Reply 19 - Posted by: Faithfully 7/10/2021 7:36:01 PM (No. 841674)
"Liberal Woman" almost always means promiscuous. Avoid.
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Reply 20 - Posted by: Luke21 7/10/2021 7:50:39 PM (No. 841687)
These women described in the article want men to treat them as queens and buy their dinner while they continue their toxic views. Any man who would want such shrews is out of his mind.
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Reply 21 - Posted by: Come And Take It 7/10/2021 7:56:26 PM (No. 841692)
You don't 'act' like a conservative. You either live the lifestyle of conservatism, or you are a poser and will be quickly found out. Women like confident, strong men, and are generally repulsed by soy boys.
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Reply 22 - Posted by: PESSIMIST 7/10/2021 8:17:01 PM (No. 841710)
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Reply 23 - Posted by: Sorosisbehindit 7/10/2021 9:15:25 PM (No. 841744)
It is an oil and water situation for anyone with sincerely held views of life. If one does not see the conflict, they must not hold to any views very tightly. If a young man naively thought that all women want a weak man, because they listened to those women who are prone to run their mouths constantly....get ready for a long sad life.
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Reply 24 - Posted by: Catfur27 7/10/2021 9:19:23 PM (No. 841749)
,,,a "progressive woman"...??...gee, what decent, conservative guy doesn't want to be with someone who thinks it would be cool to unilaterally kill their baby...??
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Reply 25 - Posted by: Strike3 7/10/2021 9:48:05 PM (No. 841773)
Highly educated and talented photographer? Why? You center your subject in the viewing lens and push the button. It's so easy that children can do it with their cell phones. I think Melanie equates spending six years to get through college with being highly educated.
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Reply 26 - Posted by: Californian 7/10/2021 9:49:46 PM (No. 841775)
I live, work, date, in and near San Francisco. EVERY woman I've met and dated is pretty far left. I do not ever hide my views but I don't spend all day telling them why their philosophy and belief structure is ridiculous, either. I do point out stories in the news where there's a clear example of their belief system destroying innocent lives, or freakish things like men walking around naked in women's gyms naked in front of children. Over time every single one has shifted her views varying degrees towards reality. One even said out of the blue one day, "I never thought I could fall in love with a conservative!" (Said in a non-ironic and positive way). The problem with these women is men like this wimp loser who spends all his time trying to behave how he thinks they want him to behave instead of just being a real man. Of course they don't want him. He is what they say they want. Not what they really want. Poor dummy for suckered by leftist garbage fake culture.
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Reply 27 - Posted by: cThree 7/10/2021 10:59:22 PM (No. 841811)
The article says more than once that "instinctive mate preferences have evolved for hundreds of thousands of years," suggesting the fad for wimpy men won't stand up to it. I agree, and I'll bet the family cow that "male and female He created them" will outlast multiple "genderism" too.
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Reply 28 - Posted by: JHHolliday 7/10/2021 11:25:40 PM (No. 841833)
Apology for the second post but I really think most women want a stable and decent provider even if they are nowhere near Cary Grant looks (boy, that dates me). It means at least financial protection. It’s why you see extremely attractive women marrying men like George Soros who as far as looks go could scare s*** off a shovel. Money, power...listen to the Eagles’ song “lying’ Eyes”. That said , I married a smoking hot, conservative girl 51 years ago and consider myself the luckiest guy on the planet.
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Reply 29 - Posted by: RuckusTom 7/10/2021 11:43:21 PM (No. 841850)
"... one could assume Mark wouldn’t have a problem finding a mate." Yep, grab her by the back of the hair and drag her to your cave. That's how Neanderthals think, right?
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Reply 30 - Posted by: Heil Liberals 7/11/2021 12:35:13 AM (No. 841876)
Beta beta beta! Too much soy lattes will make you a wishy-washy soiboi. Grow a pair and be a man.
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Reply 31 - Posted by: Geoman 7/11/2021 1:16:15 AM (No. 841889)
First, there's a huge difference between a "liberal," especially a classic liberal (aka conservative) and a "progressive." If you could find one not physically repulsive with the greasy hair and screechy voice, she'd be a harder core communist than a female VC or NVA regular, and at least some of the latter could be rather attractive. Reminds me of a social science class I once took in grad school. The professor, a medical doctor turned supply-side economist, used me in the class as the token conservative("let's see what brother geoman thinks about that!"). He once told me in class that even though I identified as a "Reagan Conservative," I was actually a classic liberal. At first I got angry but since one's political identification on a left-to-right Likert scale is the most predictive variable in social science research, I listened to what he was telling me. He made some very good points and included reference citations, which I looked up and processed, and I came to see that he was more right than wrong. It still made me feel kind of dirty but I found that classic liberals are strong believers in liberty and free enterprise, which is a good starting point for political identification. That's also a reason I was an early supporter of Trump, as I did not see him as an ideological conservative as much as a populist with strong core beliefs. Again, a good starting point for a new politician.
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Reply 32 - Posted by: JimBob 7/11/2021 1:49:19 AM (No. 841895)
Late in the story, the writer talks about "Kari, 45, is a fundraising executive" with Leftist views. When the writer stated "While she met her most recent ex on a plane," my mind jumped to the words of a country song.... "She's Just the Next Ex of My Old Used-To-Be".
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Reply 33 - Posted by: KatieJo 7/11/2021 7:00:45 AM (No. 841954)
Women want men, real men, even if they can't admit it to themselves. Liberalism truly is a mental illness. They try to change everything, but the fundamentals are not subject to change as they were instilled by our creator.
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Reply 34 - Posted by: homefry 7/11/2021 7:52:22 AM (No. 842004)
Simple. A Conservative is going to work in the morning, these liberal women want the money.
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Reply 35 - Posted by: enemyofthestate 7/11/2021 9:32:05 AM (No. 842110)
Whiny women don't want a whiny man. There, I boiled it down for you.
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Reply 36 - Posted by: local500 7/12/2021 2:07:24 PM (No. 843452)
You can safely bet ANY progressive women = damaged. Not one of them is stable or can be trusted/taken seriously.
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