Fallacy: If I improve with women, my friends will think I’m awesome!
Actually, for a short time, your friends will think you’re awesome. They may at first consider you weird, if you don’t go ALL OUT. However, you may start seeing success after a while, and your friends may offer congratulations.
Consistent improvement, however, and life changing behavior patterns, will put distance between you and your friends. After all, your views of the world and limiting beliefs are different. Oprah once said that when she lost weight she also fought with her larger friends – because her losing weight reminded them of their own weight still being high.
Here’s Tyler on why your friends may not find learning about pick up as awesome as you do:
People’s real behavior is observed in their real choices, and these real truths are sometimes hidden from the public. Learn to read through the social fabric. My coach once told me: think of the journey as you traveling along the desert. Occasionally a friend will come and walk the path with you, however in the beginning and the end, you are always alone. Accept this fact, and take responsibility for your independence.
The game “Journey”, critically acclaimed (commercial decent) game is a good reflection of most people’s personal journey in life: