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Men’s 7 Deadly Dating Sins: Lack of ambition

20.02.13
Author: Nicky

Lack of ambition is a tricky problem because it doesn’t affect all daters in the same way. Lots of older men can be forgiven for displaying less ambition if they have already achieved some of the things they set out to do in their personal and professional lives. But let’s concentrate on the younger element for the sake of argument.

Why is ambition attractive? Well, it’s attractive because it shows some real engagement with the world. It shows a positive attitude. It also demonstrates that you have the confidence to succeed in the things you want to achieve. These are attractive qualities and dates are often drawn to people who have independent plans in their lives because it shows they are very much their own people.

Of course, the trick is to show you are ambitious without coming across as boastful or over-confident. Talk about the immediate things that are within your grasp, but also talk about the other dreamy ambitions that act more as motivation for you at this stage. The dreaming quality of ambition is attractive too.

If you are too intense when you talk about your ambitions then you may put people off by seeming too focussed, without any real ability to take a step back from time to time. Try not to overdo the subject of the future if this is a likely impression.

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