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Q1. When men are fully engaged in doing something, they will often:
a) Ignore us
b) Do absolutely nothing
c) Stop in the middle
d) Watch TV at the same time
Q2. Men over 50 judge a woman’s attractiveness by their:
b) Financial stability
c) Reproductive value
d) Ability to travel
e} Breast size
Q3. It’s 8 days after you had a date with a man that you thought was spectacular. He was attentive, charming, and talked in detail about what the two of you would do on your next date. After dinner he walked you to your car, and gave you a lovely (gentlemanly) kiss. Now that he hasn’t called you figure he:
a) Is a player and was manipulating you the entire time
b) Is a nice guy who got caught up in the moment
c) Must have contracted a terrible disease because otherwise he would call
d) Found something he didn’t like about you and changed his mind
Q4. One of the most common complaints made by men about women is that we don't do this enough:
a) Help them with household chores
b) Ask them about their day
c) Plan better for our career
d) Tell them what we want
e) Change our hairstyle
Q5. How true is this statement for you: I’m concerned that I’ll have to change things about myself and my life in order to be in a relationship.
a) Yes, this is absolutely true
b) I do worry about that at times
c) Nah, I don't worry about that at all
d) I’m concerned but quite willing to change for the right man
Q6. Your old “tapes” play something like “I’m great, but…
a) There are clearly no good men out there.
b) My successful career and busy social life are intimidating to most men.
c) I’m not an Angelina Jolie look-alike, and obviously that’s what men want.
d) I just haven't found my match; I know he’s out there and I’ll find him.
Q7. You agree to meet an online contact for coffee. When you walk into the café, you see that he’s not as “athletic” as the men you date. You go into the café and you:
a) Have coffee, but knowing you’re not attracted to him, just kind of go through the motions
b) Have coffee and try to impress, hoping he has some nice friends
c) Have coffee, accepting that you’re not exactly 25 years old anymore either – maybe he’s a good guy
d) Make an exit, saying you “suddenly” have a family emergency that you MUST tend to
Q8. Dating and mating brings emotional risks. Because of this, when I date I:
a) Figure I’ll get hurt in the end no matter what
b) Never get fully invested
c) Hold back a lot until I’m sure
d) Accept that emotional risks are part of the deal
Q9. If a man talks too much on the first date, my tendency is to assume:
a) He isn't interested in me
b) He is a self-centered jerk
c) He is boring
d) None of the above
Q10. The man you’re looking for has an advanced degree, successful career, and relatively little family baggage. The men you meet always seem to fall short in one area or another. You:
a) Figure he doesn’t really exist. You might as well give up, because you deserve only the best
b) Think maybe you need to lower your standards. Everyone you know in a relationship has had to “settle” in some way or another
c) Decide that maybe you need to open your gates a little wider and be open to someone who doesn’t exactly fit your “dream man” mold
d) Keep looking until you find him; you just know he’s out there
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