5 Benefits of Going Out with a “So-So” Guy

Surprisingly, it’s not uncommon for women to go out with guys who are not particularly their type. More surprisingly, there are plenty of cases in which these relationships not only survive, but flourish into strong, happy relationships. What’s the secret? Today, we surveyed close to 100 young single woman and asked them to share their insight on some of the advantages associated with making a compromise.

1. You don’t expect much. Hence, you don’t get disappointed.

“Fortunately, or unfortunately, there’s no gap between my expectations and reality,” explains a woman in her 20s. You don’t fantasize about him being a knight in shining armor, so you don’t get disappointed when he turns out to be an average Joe. Regardless of whom you’re dating, keeping your expectations low is a good practice.