In those tests, male participants were asked to evaluate their sense of masculinity in the situations in which they had been outsmarted or outperformed in front of a woman who might have been a potential romantic interest.
OR do they cut their own nose off to spite their face so they can get the prize?
More importantly, what sort of person (in the case this mother) doles out such inane and poor advice to their own children? Men are taught to believe that if they are not at the top of something, women won't respect them.
Everything went smoothly—until they met in person for a cup of coffee.
They had many things in common and talked for about 45 minutes.
“He knew what I did for a living, because I listed it on my profile.