Are physical standards necessary in a relationship? One guy seems to think so, and his friend disagrees. They say beauty is in the eye of the beholder, but what happens when your standards keep you from finding love? Read on to find out what this guy's friend said that upset him. Are you the A-hole for telling someone to lower their standards? Dive into this debate and decide for yourself.
Friend's Dating Struggles: AITA For Suggesting He Lowers His Standards?
Your friend's got the money, but where's the love? ❤️
Navigating dating standards: Is my friend too picky?
Is his high standard for women affecting his love life? 🤔
Navigating dating standards: When to compromise looks for intelligence?
Encouraging a friend to lower his dating standards. Is it okay?
Friend's obsession with beauty affecting his dating life. 💔
Navigating tough love: Helping a friend with dating standards 💔❤️
Suggesting to lower dating standards: tough love or A-hole move?
Is it wrong to suggest a friend lower their dating standards? 🤔
A friend's dating struggles can be hard to watch, but is telling them to lower their standards ever okay? In this post, a 22-year-old man is faced with the dilemma of whether or not to tell his friend to reconsider his approach to dating. Despite his positive qualities, this friend has never had a girlfriend due to his exclusively high standards regarding physical attractiveness and success. The author believes that his friend's parents have given him a distorted view of his appearance and worth, leading him to miss out on potential relationships. However, when the author mentions lowering his standards, the friend angrily gives him the cold shoulder. Is the author in the wrong here? Is it ever okay to suggest a friend lower their standards? Join the conversation in the comments below.
Encouraging someone to lower standards: a sensitive topic 😬
Encouraging support for helping friend navigate dating challenges. 🙌
Encouraging a friend to adjust their dating standards: a delicate balance 💕
Lowering standards won't fix his ego problem. Stay away, ladies. 😒
Why being a 10 doesn't guarantee a 10/10 relationship 😕
NTA for calling out friend's shallow dating standards. 🚫👀
Compromising on looks for success - a fair trade? 🤔
Being a true friend means telling hard truths 💔 #NTA
When your friend asks for advice, but you still gotta tread lightly 😅
Navigating the harsh truth of a friend's unrealistic dating standards 😔
Commenter expresses concern for friend's entitled behavior 😬
Being a good friend means giving tough love sometimes 💔
Being honest with a friend about their attractiveness, NTA 🤔
NTA's comment and reply - play on words with 'Inceltervention' 😂
Is he really looking for love or just another opportunity to win? 🤔
Being honest with a friend about their dating standards. 👍
Supportive friend gives helpful dating advice 🤝❤️
The commenter suggests that the friend defines himself by the attractiveness of his partner and will probably settle for an attractive but not successful female. 💔
Sometimes the truth hurts 🤷♂️ Let him learn on his own.
Commenter compares situation to American Idol, receives relatable reply.
Inner beauty matters more 🌟 Therapy can help him see it
Misreading 'magna cum laude' as 'mega cum lord' 😂
Friend's unrealistic dating standards: NTA for suggesting he lower them 🤦♂️
Breaking dating standards: NTA for giving advice with empathy ❤️
Not the a**hole for calling out his shallow behavior 😒
Why should women have to lower their standards for men who put in minimal effort? 🤔
Honesty is key 🔑 Friendship requires truth, even if it hurts. #NTA
Realism is key 🔑 NTA for suggesting lowering standards
A fedora won't fix his dating problems 🎩😕
Helping a friend navigate dating and self-image at 22 🙌
👀 Ouch, harsh but fair. When standards are unrealistic...
Be honest, but be kind. 🤝
Letting him lower his standards: good intentions, bad outcome 😕
Lowering standards for love: A relatable struggle for many men.
A true friend speaks honestly, NTA for giving dating advice 🤝
Commenter expresses concern for friend's incel-like behavior. 🤔
Encouraging a friend to date based on personality, NTA.
Encouraging therapy without consent is not okay 🚫
Suggesting to quit porn and reddit to improve dating life. 📵
Dating tip: Focus on building depth as a person 👨🎓👨💼
Honesty hurts: Friend in denial about looks and dating standards. 😕
Lowering standards in dating: age matters, but so does maturity 😌
🚫 Shallow friend deserves rejection, commenter says. #NTA
Helpful advice on dating standards. 💕
Lowering standards: when to stop and when to keep trying? 🤔
Commenter advises friend to improve appearance to attract women. 💇♂️💪
Lowering standards: A cautionary tale 😔
Friend's unrealistic standards could lead to a loveless relationship. 😔
Encourage your friend to focus on compatibility, not just looks 😊
Looks aren't everything: NTA suggests friend lower standards 👀
Support for suggesting to lower standards and avoid toxic friend.
Real talk with a hint of humor 💯🤣
Steering a friend away from an incel path. 👍
Honesty isn't always the best policy 😬
Helping a friend with dating standards 🙌🏼
Breaking out of a grand delusion: NTA for suggesting standards?
Advice given, now give him space to figure things out 💭
Rejecting women for looks? 🤢 OP had a valid point.
Don't settle for a dragon, wait for your princess 👸🏼💕
Being a true friend means telling the honest truth. 👍
Facing reality: friend holding out for unrealistic standards. NTA.
Don't judge a book by its cover! 📖 NTA for suggesting to lower standards.
Being a good friend means being honest, but it's all about delivery 💁♂️
You're a true friend! 🤝❤️
Encouraging advice to support a struggling friend's possible closeted sexuality 🌈
A heartwarming NTA comment with insights and empathy ❤️
Encouraging self-care could lead to better dating prospects 😊
Comparing your friend to a Seinfeld character 😂
Friend's shallow dating strategy exposed in NTA comment.
Satisfying read exposing entitled men's dating struggles 🍿👀
Kindly suggesting to lower standards: NTA, friend appreciates it 💕