On countless occasions, we have come across freshly separated young people who were led into a union believing their spouse wanted children only to be told, after the ink had dried on the marriage certificate, that children were not going to be a part of their future.
Most of us will consider the notion that two people can spend years together, planning their lives and looking into the future with a unified anticipation of what’s to come without ever speaking about children to be ludicrous. However, it cannot happen without some sense of malice on the side of the partnership that withholds their secret and leads their partner to believe they want the same things. Were they so arrogant as to think that their partner’s love was so enduring that he/she would relinquish the opportunity to have children just to keep their marriage going?
One person's dream date is another person's nightmare. "Our hope is you end up finding someone who loves you for who you are," Wheeler said.
Some girls look at that as horrible, and some look at it as, 'I like that he's frugal and spends money on his house and not his car.'"Which gets at the larger point he's trying to make: There's no such thing as perfection, because each of us has different tastes, priorities and predilections. So why not put the real you out there from the beginning and see whom you attract?
But, for many that do want a family, that need is so ingrained it cannot be easily shaken.
For most, forfeiting the chance of having kids would be the ultimate sacrifice and were they to be forced into such a decision, would inevitably end up resenting their partner for it.
While we don’t recommend fibbing at any stage in the dating process, the nature of some free dating sites can make people feel the true version of themselves won’t quite make the cut so they embellish to improve their chances.
Small fabrications will most likely be forgiven but telling mammoth porkies about the important things will probably spell the end of the relationship you lied so hard to get.
A record number of Americans are single after all, and the percentage of those singles using dating websites continues to grow, especially among young people.