Hello 

Create Profile

Creating your profile will enable you to submit photos and stories to get published on News24.


Please provide a username for your profile page:

This username must be unique, cannot be edited and will be used in the URL to your profile page across the entire 24.com network.

Facebook Sign-In

Hi News addict,

Join the News24 Community to be involved in breaking the news.

Log in with Facebook to comment and personalise news, weather and listings.

 

10 Things smart women know about men

09 November 2012, 14:31

A candid and empowering guide to love and relationships.

I’m by no means professing to be a dating guru, but when it comes to the opposite sex and what it takes to make a union work, I can remind you of these –well established – set of “rules”:

1.    If a man really wants to be with you, nothing will be able to keep him away from you.

2.    Slower is better.

3.    Don’t ever settle. If you have doubts in your mind and if you feel as though he’s taking you for a ride, then chances are that he probably is.

4.    Save yourself the drama and heartache and rather just trust your instincts.

5.    Accept that you will never be able to change a man – the only person you have control over in a relationship is yourself and how you react to situations.

6.    If a relationship ends for whatever reason(s), then sometimes – especially if you still care about him – it’s better to simply cut ties. Being ‘just friends’ sounds good in theory, but rarely ever works in practice.

7.    Ensure that the man you are with can make you laugh. Nothing is sexier than a guy with a sense of humour.

8.    Never let a man – or anyone else for that matter – define your worth.

9.    His job, his education and/or his material gains does not make him superior to you and therefore does not give him the right to belittle you. And vice versa.

10.    Communication truly is the key to making things work.

And there you have it.

Now, of course these are not the only things clever women know when it comes to dating and relationships.

NEXT ON NEWS24 KENYAX
Share Print

Read News24’s Comments Policy

Comment on this story
0 comments
Add your comment
Comment 0 characters remaining

Read more from our Users

Submitted by
Victor Tinto
Uhuru laughs off claims of human ...

President Uhuru Kenyatta has laughed off claims by human rights groups of violations in the ongoing war on terror. Read more...

Submitted by
Millicent Kawii
Obado confident he will avoid by-...

Migori governor Okoth Obado was handed a lifeline in his bid to save his position and hopes it will ensure he avoids the fate of a by election. Read more...

Submitted by
MyNewsKenyaEd
Policeman commits suicide in Nand...

Grief has engulfed a village in Nandi County after a police officer committed suicide in what is thought to be a domestic issue. Read more...

Submitted by
MyNewsKenyaEd
First ever Kenyan Digital Music A...

The East African music awards, hosted by one of the largest online music platforms Mdundo.com is set to take place. Here is a list of nominees for the awards. Read more...

Submitted by
MyNewsKenyaEd
Kalekye Mumo releases new track

Kiss 100’s very own Kalekye Mumo has just released a new track titled I’m OkayRead more...

Submitted by
William Korir
Insecurity, corruption blight Jub...

Insecurity and corruption have been mentioned by the opposition Coalition for Reform and Democracy CORD as the biggest ills of the Jubilee government. Read more...