We’ve all had our chance to date the infamous Mr. Wrong. He’s also known as Mr. Liar, Mr. Dog, Mr. Cheater, Mr. Manipulator—any of those ring a bell? Some of us know him far too well and we’re tired of wasting our time on him. Ladies, we shouldn’t feel like Mr. Wrong was a waste of time, because he wasn’t. There’s certainly a bright side to dating the wrong guy, and once we realize this we’ll be thankful for our Mr. Wrong. Most of you are probably wondering what could possibly be good about dating a man that was bad for you? Well, we’re here to tell you that there is much to smile about after you’ve dated Mr. Wrong.
Obviously, the most positive element of dating the wrong man is that it’s a learning experience. You may experience heartbreak, which is a good thing because you’re going to learn how to grow from it. You’re going to learn how to move on, how to enjoy being alone again, how to love yourself again, etc. Heartbreak is something we all wish to avoid, but if you see the good in it you’ll realize that every heartache is a chance for you to grow, and this may stop the hurt. Now, let’s look at the less obvious good in dating the bad guy:
- He will show you what you DON’T want in a man, which will help you in choosing your future mate. If you didn’t know, now you know. Thank you Mr. Wrong.
- He’s going to teach you to trust your intuition. You might have been naïve before, but after dealing with the wrong guy, you’ll be a little more trusting with your gut feelings, which will save you from future heartaches. Why, thank you Mr. Wrong.
- He’s going to teach you how to love unconditionally. You won’t hate him and you won’t hold a grudge, especially if you truly cared. You will still have love for him despite what he did to you, and that’s unconditional love. So if you didn’t know how to love unconditionally in the past, you will for sure know after dealing with the wrong guy. This will help you with all of your relationships, not just the intimate ones.
Thank you so much Mr. Wrong for helping us, teaching us, and forcing growth within us women. We hate what you put us through, but it’s apparent that there is something good that we can get from you. Remember ladies, we don’t have to put ourselves in the dark because we’ve dealt with the wrong man. Instead, we can come out of the situation shining because we’ll be able to see the brighter side of dating Mr. Wrong.
Written By: Kahina Ray