What You Accept From A Guy Is What You’ll Get — Demand To Be Treated Like The Best

Self-confidence isn’t necessarily something to comes easily to many women. It takes hard work and some serious soul-searching to recognize your self-worth, not to mention a thick skin to hold onto it through all the BS life throws your way — especially when it comes to relationships. But screw that! You’re a total queen and you deserve a guy who recognizes and appreciates you like one. If he doesn’t, he’s simply not worth your time.

  1. Men will treat you how you treat yourself. You get what you put up with, and guys will take their cues from you. If you don’t respect yourself and love yourself, neither will they. Before getting deep into a relationship, you need to value yourself — that way, when a guy steps into the picture, he’ll know what you expect from him and what you won’t put up with.
  2. If you let a guy treat you like a fool, you are one. It’s a self-fulfilling prophecy in the truest sense of the term. All too many women put up with BS from their guys because they think that they’re “in love” or because they think they’re with “The One” but that’s ridiculous. Be honest with yourself. If he’s treating you this badly, it’s not the perfect romance story.
  3. The more you let him get away with it, the worse it will get. You have to accept that you’re the one letting this happen and you’re the only one who can stop it. Why would he change his ways when everything seems great between the two of you as far as he’s concerned? While you may be able to put up with his ways for a while, it won’t be long before they start to affect you emotionally.
  4. You can’t change him, so you shouldn’t bother trying. A guy who thinks it’s acceptable to treat you badly is never worth your time. He doesn’t value you or your feelings the way that he should and that’s not likely to change no matter what you say or do, so why bother? Remember, you’re a queen. If he wants to be with you, he needs to treat you like one.
  5. Being alone is better than being with a man who treats you like dirt. The reason that so many of us stay in toxic relationships is because we’re genuinely scared of being alone and think there’s nothing worse than the hell that is singledom. We need to knock it off. There’s something way worse than being on your own, and that’s being with a guy who doesn’t value you. When a guy treats you like dirt, it ruins your self-esteem and makes you miserable. Get the hell out of there!
  6. You know what you deserve. You’re well aware that you have to act like a queen to be treated like a queen. You work hard to earn the respect that you demand. You might try to convince yourself that a guy is worth all his flaws, but deep down, you know when you’re settling. Don’t let your heart convince you to sell yourself short — if you feel like he’s not giving you what you need, find someone else who will.
  7. If he’s right for you, you won’t have to beg for his time and effort. If a guy only wants you when he’s horny, he’s by no means your Prince Charming. You should look for a man who will make time and effort for you no matter how busy he is. If he’s just stringing you along so he can get laid now and then, you need to consider whether that’s what you really want.
  8. If you let him destroy your self-confidence, you’ll have a hard time getting it back. A guy should never have the power to change the way you view yourself, so don’t give it to him. The more he treats you like crap, the more you’ll start to believe that’s all you deserve. Being strung along and treated badly will knock your self-confidence, and it’ll be really hard to get it back. Don’t put yourself through that.
  9. The only thing you can do is cut him loose before it’s too late. Once you’ve seen that he’s playing you for a fool, there’s only one sane thing you can do — walk away. Leaving is anything but easy, but it might be the only way in which you can respect yourself. No lady should be treated like a fool, so you can’t let it happen to you. Show him how much of a queen you are and wave goodbye forever.
Charlotte is a freelance writer who's addicted to binge-watching TV, drinking far too much coffee, and writing articles.