By 30, family-oriented women are getting antsy about finding a guy to settle down with (tick-tock and all that), but a lot of the guys their age aren’t on the same page.
So this one’s for the ladies, but the dudes should pay attention, too.
What follows is a list of ways you can tell a man isn’t ready for the real world.
But just because he may exhibit some, or even all, of these symptoms, it doesn’t mean he’s incapable of growing up. Try giving him a kick in the ass before you kick him to the curb. As long as it’s not interfering with his life, let the guy play.
The older you get, the harder things become to accomplish.
If he throws in the towel every time he meets a little bit of resistance, he’s still too wet behind the ears.
Speaking of confidence, a grown-up man isn’t afraid to go after what he wants.
In today’s world, there are very few reasons to be completely unreachable for any length of time.
If he can’t send you a simple text just to let you know he’s not dead or in jail, odds are he’s fucking with your head.
The next step is 21, and while in the “Mad Men” era that may have been the age when all men were expected to put childish things away, get married and be on their way to starting a career, that’s no longer the case.
Hell, it’s arguable that being able to legally buy beer actually causes a step down in maturity for a lot of us. The uninterrupted path of school to marriage to family to career has led directly to the land of the mid-life crisis for previous generations.
He’s learned nothing from the past and has no plans for the future.