6. You’re equals.
He used to try to take over the “manly” details of your life—taking your car for oil changes, moving heavy furniture, etc. Now, it’s O.K. for you to do these things for yourself and he doesn’t break a sweat without request. Translation: You have been demoted from your place on a pedestal and entered “buddy zone.”
Maya Angelous is quoted as saying, “When people show you who they are believe them.” I say, when guys show you what they want and it’s not you, leave them.
LaShaun Williams is a culture and relationship columnist, blogger and commentator. Her work has been featured on popular urban websites and she has made appearances on several radio shows. Williams is also the voice behind Politically Unapologetic, where she unabashedly discusses pop culture, relationships and everything in between. Follow @itsmelashaun on Twitter or Facebook.