So, the movie, The Perfect Guy, is now out. This movie, starring Sanaa Lathan, Michael Ealy, and Morris Chestnut is a really good movie. I won’t give you any spoilers, but I will say this: it’s a movie that should have many of us women reconsidering what we believe qualifies a man as “the perfect guy.”
Sadly, when too many of us meet a man, we may have that initial physical attraction, but let him say or do the right thing and we already try to find ways to put him in the “perfect” category without disqualifying him on any important level. Ladies, yes, we are emotional creatures (and they know this), but at some point we have got to be smarter than that. We have got to think with our heads and not so much with our hearts—at least initially.
When I think about some of my own “perfect guy” mishaps, and those of some of my friends and other women I have spoken with, there are some no-brainers that we overlooked–I mean, some of us didn’t even consider them. Here are 6 of the most obvious things I think we women should consider before allowing ourselves to become head-over-heels in love with “the perfect guy:” [Read more…]