Most of the time we end up having to go through several relationships before we find someone who is able to actually treat us right. We settle far too often for people that refuse to do what needs to be done because we don’t want to be alone.

There will be a good number of differences between the boy that you date and the man that you marry. While you might not see those differences now when you finally find him they will become quite apparent. Below I am going to go over some of those differences. If these things aren’t happening the boy you are with might not be the man for you.

13 Differences You Will Find Between the ‘Boy You Date’ and The ‘Man You Will Marry’:

1. The man you marry will want to build a future with you, the boy you date won’t.

The man you marry will be more than willing to talk about the future with you and make plans for the life you will have together. The boy you date won’t be willing to do this. He will be much more closed off and unwilling to embrace the potential for something more.

2. The man you marry will be open and honest, the boy you date will lie.

The man you marry will not lie to you especially not about the important things. He will not give you any reason to question him. The boy you date will lie to you and do all he can to get by with things he shouldn’t get by with.

3. The man you marry will not bring up your insecurities when fighting, the boy you date will tear you down.

The man you marry will not break you down when you are at your weakest. When you are fighting with one another he will sit down and talk things out. This is not something the boy you date will be capable of doing.

4. The man you marry will be willing to talk things through, the boy you date will jump ship.

The man you marry will be willing to sit down and talk things out with you. Even the worst situations he will be willing to break things down. The boy you date will not be like that, he will run away every time something bad happens.

5. The man you marry will be clear about his intention, the boy you date will refuse to label things.

The man you marry won’t beat around the bush, he will tell you what he needs to say. The boy you date will refuse to label things and hide things from you. The boy you date will be much more closed off than you should have to deal with.

6. The man you marry will make you feel safe, the boy you date will make you feel insecure.

The man you marry will go above and beyond to make sure you are feeling safe and secure. The boy you date will break you down and make you feel insecure on purpose. He won’t truly care about your feelings.

7. The man you marry will do his best to make a good impression, the boy you date will avoid meeting friends and family.

The man you marry will be there to meet your family and friends. He will go out of his way to make sure his impression is a good one. The boy you date won’t want to meet them at all and will try to avoid it.

8. The man you marry will know how to hold his own, the boy you date will want you to take care of him.

The man you marry will be able to take care of himself. The boy you date won’t want to make any effort. You are not his mom you are his partner, everyone needs to be making an effort.

9. The man you marry will make you aware of his feelings, the boy you date will refuse to open up.

The man you marry will be more than willing to tell you how he feels. The boy you date won’t want to open up and will always leave you guessing. This is because he wants you to be hung up on him without getting himself in trouble.

10. The man you marry will be there through the ups and downs, the boy you date will only come around when things are going well.

The man you marry will be there for you through the good times and the bad times. When times get rough he won’t disappear. The boy you date won’t hang around for long.

11. The man you marry will want to know all about you, the boy you date won’t care much at all.

The man you marry will be excited to learn all he can about you. The boy you date will only be interested in one thing. He will not care about your likes or dislikes. Getting to know you is not a part of his plan.

12. The man you marry will value your opinion, the boy you date won’t care what you have to say.

The man you marry will take the things you say into consideration. He will value your opinion but the boy you date won’t. The boy you date won’t make you feel wanted at all.

13. The man you marry will be willing to apologize, the boy you date will refuse to admit when he is wrong.

The man you marry will be willing to admit when he has made a mistake and apologize. The boy you date will not be, he will be stubborn and high strung. You shouldn’t want any part in that.

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