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I don't understand how people can get to the age of 18 and still not have had a bf/gf Watch

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    What is so bad about a 18 or 19 year old not having a boyfriend/girlfriend? Aren't they not still young? Or am I just missing something lol?

    Maybe they haven't met the right one? Focusing on their studies? They are uninterested in relationships?
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    (Original post by AngryRedhead)
    Okay, so you have nothing to disprove it then?

    More studies backing up the same (mentioned in the article):

    http://mic.com/articles/109480/scien...nds#.IvCfOtY98
    'That doesn't mean a friendship is impossible; the latest study didn't specifically examine whether these misunderstood signals actually got in the way of friendships'

    Do try to read the sources you use as 'evidence'. It clearly is possible for a male and female to be just friends. And in this case anecdotal evidence is valid. If you make a generalised claim regarding something, and this claim is inapplicable in a lot of cases, then that weakens the validity of the claim.
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    (Original post by AngryRedhead)
    Again, scientific evidence or nothing

    In real life men aren't friends with women unless they want something else that male companionship can't give them? Why would they be? They have their male friends to do 'guy' stuff with
    Oh and those studies can hardly be called scientific. It's clear none of them went through the rigorous scientific method process(repetition of study on larger scale, peer review etc..). I could go out and conduct a bs study but that wouldn't make it scientific

    If you seriously believe that then you have a very narrow view of the world
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    Easily. Especially if you are a guy. Then again I didn't manage to get that far and I am a social moron.
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    Some people just aren't interested in relationships,
    Hit and quit
    Beat and delete
    *** and make the Uber come etc
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    Because:

    -I've not met anyone worth more time than a friend would recieve and a rift with my family.

    -Practically all the guys I know are so different in terms of their interests.

    -I'm not desperate enough to say yes to the first guy who asks me out.

    -I'm a nerd + ugly
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    (Original post by Jacktheslipper)
    Some people just aren't interested in relationships,
    Hit and quit
    Beat and delete
    *** and make the Uber come etc
    Lmfao
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    Reasons:

    -Not emotionally ready.

    -Confused about sexuality.

    -Focused on school and hobbies.

    -Didn't want to have to commit to anyone or anything.

    I'm 20 now and feel like at a much better place to get into a relationship.

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    Most people could 'get one' but some people don't really want one and if they do only want ones that they're really happy with. It's more often a choice than the forever alone issue.
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    Because:
    a) I went an all girls school up until sixth form. Selection of boys from the local school was very limited
    b) I went to a sixth form which was very cliquey. I was in the middleish (nearer to the bottom than the top) of the social hierarchy. An unspoken rule was that guys weren't 'allowed' to date girls below them socially. So even though I got quite a few comments about guys finding me attractive, they could never go out with me :lol:
    c) (probably the biggest reason of all) - I was very insecure throughout my school years. Because I didn't like myself and I didn't like how I looked, I didn't believe that other people could like me XD
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    because I a guy with internet a laptop some lotion and thankfully a hand that hasnt been cut of like Jamie Lannister
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    I went to an all-girls secondary and 6th form and the 'local' boys school was miles away. It was also a Catholic school so we didn't even have contact with boys on trips or visit mixed schools. We actually went on religious retreats to - I forget what it's termed - this place full of nuns. Wild times. I'm not even religious but I got in on academic achievement.

    Anyyyyyhow, I got a BF aged 16 who I met at a university open day. He turned out to be a total tool. A year later, still at Catholic school, I met my next BF on Myspace (those were the days hahahah).
    So, even in the strictest environment it can be achieved lol - and I was really shy too.
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    y'all out here like why are you single?
    and muslims out here trying to remain single.
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    (Original post by Guls)
    because I a guy with internet a laptop some lotion and thankfully a hand that hasnt been cut of like Jamie Lannister
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    cause a laptop and lotion is SO much better than the real thing isn't it.
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    (Original post by dairychocolate)
    Go out and lose your virginity, then see if you still feel the same way.
    Never having been in a serious relationship =/= virgin.
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    I'm 18 and haven't had a boyfriend. I've been asked out before, but said no, because what is the point in dating someone for the sake of dating when there is no chemistry between us? I watched a lot of my friends in school date people for the sake of saying they had a boyfriend and some of us just don't want that.
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    (Original post by Anonymous)
    cause a laptop and lotion is SO much better than the real thing isn't it.
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    loooooooooooooooooooooooool. you are my new bestfriend.
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    Some people have standards. Whereas some people take the attitiude that anyone who will go out with me will do (probably your case if you were a total dork at 15). Whereas some would rather wait until they actually meet someone worthwhile.


    That's what I did anyway. I'm glad I waited until I met someone actually decent and suitable, rather than cling on to the first person that came my way like some people do.
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    (Original post by acupofgreentea)
    Never having been in a serious relationship =/= virgin.
    hay excuse me sister but may I ask you what you profile picture is trying to portray?
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    (Original post by Guls)
    hay excuse me sister but may I ask you what you profile picture is trying to portray?
    Assuming this is a legitimate question, it's indicating that I will be voting to remain in the EU come Referendum time. :yep:
 
 
 
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