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When the dude’s a dud

My friends and I are smart and assertive, so why do we end up dating unreliable guys?

OFFICIALLY, I’VE NEVER HAD TO NEGOTIATE ANYTHING. I’ve never owned a car, the price of my condo was set in stone, and I was so eager for health insurance that I jumped at my first boss’s first salary offer. (Note to readers: Don’t do this.)

Unofficially? It’s my entire love life.

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