You’re going to push her away by treating her like crap and expecting her to come back. By putting in zero effort and hoping that she’ll put in one hundred.
“I don’t mind making the first move. The only thing is, if I have to initiate more than three times in a row, I get self-conscious. I feel like he isn’t interested in me anymore.”
Her heart is begging her to take a leap, to send you a simple hello and see where things go from there, but her brain is never going to let that happen. She won’t let herself slip up, won’t give into those moments of weakness when all she wants to do is hear your voice, see your smile.
Would you rather eat the dead flesh of your mother or your father?
Cuddling. We love feeling your arms draped around our chest. Feeling the heat of your body. Feeling your heartbeat pressed against our back. We love being close to you. We don’t need to turn it into a sexual thing to make the moment feel special. It already is.
Okay, your friends might be closer to marriage than you are, but aren’t you closer to landing your dream job? Owning a home? Finishing the first season of A Series Of Unfortunate Events? You’re ahead in your own way.
Stop wasting time with the guy that doesn’t seem to care whether you stay in his life or not.
She refuses to settle. Refuses to play games. Refuses to give out mixed signals. Refuses to lower her standards, or surrender her dignity, to find a boyfriend.
She pretends that she has it all together emotionally, that she has other things to worry about, that you’re incapable of pulling her heartstrings until they unravel.
“It happens when it happens. Sometimes, he goes down on me multiple times in a day. Other times, we don’t touch each other at all for a full week.”