Do you have to play games dating
Now it seems girls are getting more aggressive all the time.
Still, in many relationships, both genders (either consciously or unconsciously) expect the guy to be the initiator and the girl to be the responder.
Though I found it annoying at the time, I didn't worry too much about it.
I figured that her carrier-pigeon-paced responses were just her own misguided way of implementing "the chase." But then I dated two more women right after her who did the exact same thing.
Dawn asked: Why do guys bother with the mind games? There could be a number of reasons why guys or girls play mind games, and sometimes they don’t even know they are playing games because they are so unaware of their own needs, much less yours. It is the way they go about getting those needs met that can be selfish and hurtful. It’s very important for the person who’s playing mind games with you to know that you know the game is being played. Read about how to “have a meaningful relationship here.
You know, when they say one thing and mean another just to get what they want? You may want to confront them directly, and ask what exactly their motives are in your relationship. Perhaps they are unaware of his manipulative and game-playing ways.
As our relationship progressed, her text responses eventually came quicker.
By the end, she'd reply almost immediately, which of course led me to conclude that the whole slow response thing at the beginning was purely intentional.
When the shoe's on the other foot, it's not fun." —Devin, 29I agree that playing hard to get sometimes tips the scale too far in the direction of downright confusing, but you can't fault us for wanting to take back a little bit of the power that was resigned to us when we thought that a guy's holy rite was to make the first move.
So you brush past him, make eye contact and dangle the bait, but then you walk way. Studies have confirmed it works if you play it right. When women do this, it's done both subconsciously or deliberately. Except when they do it, we call it "weighing their options" or "scared to settle down." If it happens at a bar, we just call him a jerk who can't make his mind up or a slew of other NSFW language.
We asked guys if reading the signs was really all that simple: When women play hard to get, is it a turn-on, turn-off, or just plain confusing? Every woman does it."After being with so many girls, I don't want someone who puts mind games higher on the list than honesty.
As a lifetime member of the Foot-in-Mouth Club, I've long accepted that most social miscues are my own doing.
But then I mentioned it to my other single friends—both men and women—and they all professed similar experiences.