Posted: 2017-10-22 21:46
Hi I met my husband on a dating site 9 years ago to recently find out he never came off them, hid them for 9 years!! Went on dates slept with people ect .. They always want what they can 8767 t have when they have it it 8767 s never enough!! I suggest you find someone from somewhere other then a dating site lol. I will come out with you for drinks if you xx sorry you went through this but please be glad you found out now and not 9 years later
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Sometimes you have to prime the pump to get things going again. So you give him a call, send him a message, tease him a little, and make it playfully but clearly known that his company would be welcome: “So. When were you planning on taking me out again, big boy?” Then step back, and wait for him to do something. If he takes the bait, game on. If he doesn’t, give it a couple of days, then try again. If he’s tone deaf after three tries, move on.
JJ, This is an old post so I hope you see this You, and countless other woman have learned the hard way that you can 8767 t force a man to do something he 8767 s not ready to do. He has to arrive at the decision on his own. It 8767 s all about not over-investing in a man and mirroring his actions. If he 8767 s still on the dating sites, you have the right to be dating sites also, even if you 8775 don 8767 t want to 8776 . The point is, you arrived 8775 ahead of him 8776 and should mirror his actions for your own protection. He will let you know when he 8767 s ready to take his profile down. If he hasn 8767 t, it simply means he 8767 s not 655% invested in you yet. Lean back and mirror him, observe his actions and act accordingly. Don 8767 t nag. Take care of yourself first, and when he 8767 s ready to step up all the way, he 8767 ll let you know. For more detail on this I highly recommend Katarina Phang 8767 s blog, . She shares Dr. Ali 8767 s eastern philosophy. Good luck.
“Why is it that a guy fiercely pursues a woman at first, and then when he finds out she is actually interested he is not so sure if he is interested anymore? And then his interest wanes and he starts treating her like an option instead of a priority? When can you let a guy know you are interested! At what stage? Is dating just one big game? How do you get a guy to treat you like priority instead of an option? For background, I’m 79, live in Australia, and I’ve been on 5 dates with this guy so far but we haven’t kissed yet.” Sheila
One saving grace is that most people, male or female, usually aren’t doing this stuff deliberately. It’s more accurate to attribute this kind of behavior to cluelessness rather than malice, with also makes it easier on you. In the meantime, it still sucks to be on the receiving end. So let’s go through some scenarios to make sense of this and maybe give you some tools for handling it in the future.
If you think this is lame and stupid, I wholeheartedly agree. I also urge you to stop doing it yourself , so at the very least you’re part of the solution, not the problem. In every interaction, whether on phone, online or in person, keep in mind, “There’s a real human being on the other end, and a small but nonzero chance this guy/girl could be my future ex-spouse.” So be nice now, and pay attention.
This list from the data-driven folks at FiveThirtyEight is filled with the usual suspects, and compiled based on common do-not-play requests given to wedding DJs. Tacky tunes you’d expect to hear, like “YMCA,” “Macarena,” and “Cottoneye Joe.” If there’s a stupid dance for the song that somehow compels everyone to do it through drunken peer pressure, it’s on there. There are a few you might not expect, however. “Happy” by Pharrell Williams, for example, is on my personal do-not-play list, but I didn’t expect to see it here. Here are the top 75 most banned wedding songs:
ANTIDOTE: The way people smell is a big part of sexual compatibility, and there’s not much you can do about that. You either dig each other’s aroma or you don’t. However, if you’re a bad kisser, there’s no one to blame but you. And it’s always a good idea to have real skills in the sack. Nobody’s born a great squash player, calligrapher or lover, so it doesn’t matter where you start. But get better at it. Consult some books, classes and workshops and get thee some skills. Along with cooking and coding, there’s hardly any other learnable skill with such a high lifelong return on investment. I 8767 ve already written a guide for men, but if y 8767 all ladies complain loudly enough in the comments, I 8767 ll consider writing a guide for you.
Men will go out with you for all kinds of reasons. He’s bored, and he finds your company marginally more interesting than a night of Archer reruns. He didn’t have the courage to ask your supercute friend out, but you were cute enough, more attainable, and standing next to her, so voilà. He actually likes you, but he finds your earnest Christian tendencies dampening his enthusiasm. He senses that his enthusiasm for sex is far greater than yours, and knows this won’t play out well in the long run. He senses that your enthusiasm for sex is far greater than his. He thinks you’re really cool and sexy, likes you a lot, but knows that if you two started dating seriously, you mesh so well you wouldn’t be able to break up, and you’re already 95 and not all that into having kids, and he kinda does want kids sometime this millennium. He likes you a lot — in fact, has nursed a crush on you for years — but suddenly finds himself allergic to your high-functioning alcoholism that he’s just discovered.
ANTIDOTE: Like with crack cocaine or polio, when it comes to players, prevention works best. So avoid them! In this hyperconnected world, it’s easy to use online tools to find mutual acquaintances who will give you reliable information about what kind of person you’re dealing with. If he rolls in on his Harley wearing a black motorcycle jacket, that’s your sign. For a comprehensive guide, I refer you to my article “ On Bad Boys and How to Spot Them ” on the blog, as well as Chapter 5 from The Tao of Dating .
To summarize some of the highlights of what we discussed: When a man loses interest, most of the time, there wasn’t much you could (or should) do about it anyway. You guys weren’t a good match, or he was bad news. Sometimes, you really did pick your nose or rhapsodize too enthusiastically about your machine gun collection on the first date, so he legitimately ran. Other times, you just didn’t do an optimal job of presenting your scintillating personality to him, and an opportunity for a True, Everlasting Love Connection with Mr Darcy was lost. It 8767 s okay you 8767 ll get better at this.
So, women who don 8767 t necessarily find a date attractive should give him a second and third chance? Would you extend that advice to men? If he doesn 8767 t find her hot or there are no 8766 sparks 8767 on the first date should he entertain the notion of a second date? The issue I have is that this paradigm tends to be one sided. Women are asked to date less appealing and often less suitable men whereas it is considered perfectly fine that men will only date really hot women (hot, of course, being subjective). Mainstream media reinforces this message by representing unattractive or plain men with women who could easily model for 8775 Victoria Secret 8776 . Why is that men are given the leeway to forgo a second date based purely on appearances, whereas women are told to give him another and another chance?
I have had far too much experience with this paradigm to have much patience for it. It is true that I have found men attractive that I did not initially (though because of circumstances nothing came of it), but never have I witnessed a man backtrack on the 8766 hotness 8767 of a woman.
A note about porn: thanks to the internet, men nowadays have access to a quantity and variety of pornography unprecedented in the history of mankind. By sheer volume, this forms the bulk of their sexual education, the setting of their expectations, and the wiring of their neurology. So as a woman, it’s really important for you to know what you like and what your boundaries are and to stick with them at least to start. Because you will encounter some outlandish requests, and you will want to say no. Porn is the fast food of sex: perhaps harmless in small enough doses, but a certain destroyer of pleasure and well-being in large doses. Be wary of those who make it the mainstay of their diet.
Well, if your message says 8775 take me NOW, big boy 8776 , it would defeat the purpose. But unless you actually say something, there 8767 s no way for him to tell you apart from the billions of women out there completely indifferent to his existence. There 8767 s a pretty vast middle ground here of expressing interest eg just by saying 8775 hi 8776 without hunting him down, hounding him or asking him to father your offspring.
Also, when we’re dithering, we’re really looking for useful information that can help us decide. So if you do want to get fancy, there are subtly effective campaigns of reminding how cool you are which work well. Throw a dinner party and invite him. Connect to him on Facebook — great way to find out what a guy’s really like, by the way — and invite him to group events. Or just subtly showcase your full and exciting life. In other words, be on his mental radar. Even if it truly was meant to be, you first need to remind him that you exist.
ANTIDOTE: Attachment styles are established early in life and tend not to change unless you put in some deliberate work. So changing your own style is plenty hard enough without attempting to change your partner. There’s not a whole lot you can do about this one except to be aware of your own attachment style, and work towards getting yourself closer and closer to a secure style. This is not my area of expertise, so I refer you to the aforementioned Attached book.
All this means that if there are many proclivities, it 8767 s probable that your particular ones don 8767 t line up. So if the two of you find out about this mismatch the first time the clothes fly off, it may just be the last time. This has happened to me many times, often before sex even happens. What else do I need to know once I’ve found out that she kisses like a mountain lion mauling a deer? I need to know where I can find my darn pants and car keys, that’s what.
This one has happened to me a lot, and it operates at such a primal, unconscious level that even I myself marvel at the speed and vehemence with which I lose interest when she starts chasing me more than I’m chasing her. There was the girl who invited me to her senior year final dance in college who was all over me much more than I was all over her. There was the super sweet, cute Midwestern girl in med school whom I tried so hard to charm. And then I didn’t know what to do with her when she made those doe eyes at me and said she was really, really, really looking forward to hanging out again. Gaaaah.