Those of you who are into music, particularly music from back in the 60s and 70s are probably familiar with Bob Dylan and his famous song Don’t Think Twice It’s Alright. For those who enjoy the music but may have misinterpreted the lyrics, the ‘don’t think twice’ bit is being said to a lover who is leaving – not to the the one cheating on their partner!
Men in the world today are being called out left right and center and sometimes for good reason. Where three to five generations ago, men could get away with a lot including polygamy and infidelity, we’ve evolved as a species and know now that it helps to hold our men (and boys) accountable.
It isn’t uncommon to hear things like; if it’s legal, where’s the fun or the forbidden fruit is usually sweeter. Though such statements may be okay for a laugh every now and then, actually buying into them can be an entirely different matter.
Though the majority of women seek and are attracted to relationships and partners that are present, devoted and available, not all of them do. As one article posted in psychology today states; more women than most women would care to admit, do in fact seek and gravitate towards men who are unavailable. In my years of practicing as a therapist specializing in relationships and couple counseling in Palo Alto, this is something I too can testify to.