Some are unmarked, too, so don't say we didn't warn you.

Amy: You know when sometimes you meet someone so beautiful, and then you actually talk to them and five minutes later they're as dull as a brick. She dated a bunch of handsome men, many of whom turned out to be jerks or losers.

"He's very private about who he’s seeing, but he does continue to casually date," the source says.

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This can range from a Star-Crossed Lovers plot to Twice Shy or fall into the background/coexist with an alternate source of conflict. Frequently the victorious childhood friend or a Second Love. Though seemingly rare, some people out there will be glad to know that, yes, this can be Truth in Television. It has been overused and exaggerated in Harem Genre, where the protagonist somehow attracts even girls he has little to no interactions with merely because of single simple decency (some aren't even outright kindness).

Note that this isn't Always Female as Single Man Seeks Good Woman can certainly be in play. As this trope frequently deals with critical plot details, be warned: HERE THERE BE SPOILERS.

On the other hand, women still expect gentlemanly courtesies such as having the door held open for them." And what do guys think?

"Part of what makes it so challenging is that no one can agree on what the signals are -- every woman is different," Dodge says.

"They pay more attention to what is said, not how it's said." Case in point: If a woman is giving "I'm interested" signals -- touching a man on the arm, for example, or maintaining eye contact and smiling while talking -- but then talks about how she's not really interested in dating, the man's going to believe her words, Stafford says, not her actions.

"'Confusing,' might be the word that best sums up single life today," says Trish Mc Dermott, a dating expert and "vice president of love" for, a dating Web site.

"For all the communicating singles are now doing using the plethora of social media available to them, men and women still aren't necessarily hearing each other.

Most men still think they should pay for the first date, but most women don't agree.

While Jesch says that she and her friends weren't leading the guy on, she can see how he might have gotten off track.