For some time, dating as a millennial woman has become complex for numerous reasons. Oftentimes, as women, we allow our values to be influenced by society, family, and even friends. Generally, we tend to create a biased perception of the relationships we've observed over time. That in turn leads to unhealthy pressures and expectations that can drive us to lower our standards and settle for less than we know we deserve. It has become common for us to allow our hearts, minds, and most importantly, our bodies, to be violated, just for the sake of being able to say we have someone. But ladies... how did we get here?