Wouldn’t it be easier to date smarter if all jerks (men and women included) had to wear a “scarlet letter J” on their chest? I chuckle as I say this to myself, as if that would take the fear completely out of dating. However, it would be a start to making dating smarter!
Many of my clients are left feeling sad, hurt and heavily confused as to what went wrong when their relationship ends. Anger then surfaces when they realize they’ve wasted more time on yet another jerk. You can date smarter. According to Dr. John Van Epp, in his book,How to Avoid Falling In Love With a Jerk, there are three ways to identify a jerk:
However, the most fundamental identifying feature of true jerks is their persistent resistance to changing their core jerk qualities.
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Written by: Porsha Jones
Originally posted on Grow Counseling