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Be the Woman You Want to Be by Elisabeth Wilson, Infinite Ideas

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45. Who do you think they are?

As soon as girls are old enough to understand the spoken word, they are told stories of handsome knights and Prince Charming, encouraging them to daydream Mister Perfect from an early age.

Yeah, a great way to while away the hours of your youth but, ladies, don’t be fooled. For grown-up women, this is the enemy of a sane and fulfilling adulthood.

That’s not to say a woman shouldn’t have standards. Standards are what keep us from ending up with the frog instead of the prince. But if you are serious about meeting someone, you need to forget your ‘perfect’ man nonsense and think more laterally about who you both are.

A great technique for understanding what you want is called visualisation. This means that you ...

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