Is your Prince Charming a no-show? That's because men are people—not fictionalized characters. Learn why you may need to wake up from your romantic fantasy to find true love
You might have a list that goes like this: "Hot. Smart. Rich. Sweet. Likes his mom. Has hair. Tall-ish." It's your ideal guy, in bullet points, and if you can't find someone who's able to check off every single quality, well then, you'll just have to keep looking. We put our Barbie and Ken dolls away ages ago, but the perfect-mate idea still looms—so much so that it's even popping up in some women's therapy sessions. "I've seen many women who are fixated on finding Mr. Right," says clinical psychologist Jennifer Taitz, Psy.D.