Play games of dating
But then I mentioned it to my other single friends—both men and women—and they all professed similar experiences.
It appears the "the chase" has become something more of a war. There's the timeless art of seduction, and then there's being a jerk.
Those of us on the receiving end are left wondering if we said something offensive.
A minute ago you were all smiley face emojis and winks, but now you sound like we just threatened to kill your dog.
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.
Either commit to text flirting or don't do it at all.I personally am a fan of a little text flirting, but I know it's not to everyone's taste.The problem, though, is when the person you are chatting with sends one flirty message and then immediately follows it up with the text equivalent of a police dispatch.I'll admit, I suffer from this particular malady too. But we must remember that there's an actual human being on the other side of it.