Dating peter pan
The motherly, doting, codependent grown up woman paired with the fun, exciting, but immature “boy” who, when emotions get too serious, tends to run away. It’s about choosing to grow up, whether you want to or not.
He secretly starts living with his much younger girlfriend (by staying there every night until she realizes he is completely living with her… Ray is an honest, smart, charming guy, but totally a Peter Pan type of guy and does nothing to change it. Staying childish and responsibility-free is not only unsexy, it’s unmasculine.However, women seem to be better at the figuring it out part.The Peter Pan guy is a fun boyfriend in college, but he’ll pale in comparison to a hard-working, determined guy in the real world. Women want and do earn their own living these days. When she finally asks him about his “feelings” for her he says, “I feel for you like a son feels for his mother…” In the end Wendy chooses to leave Neverland. He squeezed my hand and said, “It hits too close to home, I bet.” Yes. For every Peter Pan type of guy, remember Wendy does grow up, leaving Neverland and Peter behind.
Back in 2011 Wall Street Journal ran an article “Where Have the Good Men Gone? It described how, “Today, most men in their 20s hang out in a novel sort of limbo, a hybrid state of semi-hormonal adolescence and responsible self-reliance.” Most women can recount dating a Peter Pan guy that didn’t have a car, a job, and lived with four other guys in a house that always smelled like wet dog and dirty socks. According to that Wall Street Journal article women, ”graduate from college in greater numbers… As most professors tell it, they also have more confidence and drive.
Peter convinces the children to fly away with him to Neverland, which they do, and while there, they determine that Wendy will be their mother.
She agrees, under the condition that Peter be their father.
One night, Peter visits the nursery of The Darling children, Wendy, John and Michael, where Wendy takes a liking to him and tries to get a kiss from him. [Wendy tries to touch his face, and he jumps away] Peter: Why do you have to spoil everything?
Peter has no clue what a kiss is and so he gives her a thimble instead, for which she takes and puts on her necklace as a keepsake.
Young men are foolish to believe what they portray on film is who they are in real life.