Lowered expectations dating service
But when they reversed the roles and had women rotate, that was no longer the case.
Suddenly, the men became more selective and the women less so.
The theme seems to be "I could have done better." This might sound sacrilegious coming from a psychologist but maybe we need to consider lowering (rather than raising) our expectations for our lives.
There seems to be a growing expectation that we should be able to secure the perfect spouse, the perfect career, the perfect home, engineer the perfect children, and so forth to be happy and if that doesn't happen according to our plans then something is wrong that needs fixing.
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While we all likely believe that we should have high expectations for ourselves I wonder if high expectations are counterproductive and destructive. Perhaps watching the lives and fortunes of the rich and famous influence our views of what kind of life we should expect.
For example, are we likely to feel better or worse about our lives after watching the Academy Awards later this week? Too often self-help books ultimately state that you can have it all and that you should settle for nothing less than the best.
Many wonder if their mate or their career were the perfect choice for them after all.
Internet access (now mostly Broadband/DSL) is extremely expensive compared to the USA, Canada, the UK, Europe and beyond.
In most of the UK, very fast unlimited fibre BT Broadband with download speed of 33.35 Mb/s and upload of 9.37 Mb/s is now available for 23 a month plus 17 a month for line rental when using a line telephone.
Typical are the costs applicable in the January 1-24, 2014 voyage on the Bermuda-registered P&O cruise ship Azura (see photo above), one of many showing port registry of Hamilton, Bermuda), which has outrageously expensive Internet/WIFI costs.
Azura has: For cruise ship passengers who refuse in principle to pay these exorbitant charges, there is greatly-welcomed no-cost alternative at many cruise ports including most in the Caribbean and Canary Islands (but sorry, not Bermuda).