But the fact that they still give you some kind of encouraging signal suggests that you are the one they want to get “caught” by.
But if you find yourself in the situation of not knowing whether they will even answer your calls, then the chances are, you are not their type.
Well, it might help to first figure out which side the players are on in this big game of indifference.
A person who is playing hard to get will more than likely have other guys or girls that are interested in them.
Like John Travolta’s character Danny Zuko in Grease, the men of today (and yesteryear) all labour through the trials of dating under the misguided notion that “playing it cool” gets the girl. Well, if the dating game today is anything to go by, then apparently we do.
Following “The Rules” that state that you cannot seem too interested in a guy is probably the wrong way to go about getting your man. Do we really think that “treat ’em mean to keep ’em keen” is really all it’s cracked up to be?
As a female, I can tell you that guys get major brownie points for coming up with and planning creative dates that prove they did more than open a newspaper.
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First Run December 20, 1965 – July 6, 1973 (ABC Daytime) October 6, 1966 – January 17, 1970 (ABC primetime) September 10, 1973 – September 1974 (Syndication) Second Run September 4, 1978 – September 1980 (Syndication) Third Run September 15, 1986 – September 8, 1989 (Syndication) Fourth Run September 9, 1996 – September 1999 (Syndication) The Dating Game is an ABC television show.
Will you hang out a few more times until one of you cools off and ends it?
A major factor which adds to the existent stress and confusion during this period is game-playing.