Particularly when a relationship is new and you’re dating someone you’re very much interested in.
That kind of feeling is rare however, sort of like love at first sight.
3) Girls that are just seen as just potential friends. Not all men are like this, but enough to be worth mentioning. Let’s cut to the chase, I know what you’re really getting at with your question: If he was genuinely interested in you, he would reply back right away (under an hour) since he would be so excited about talking to you because (ideally) he really likes you.
It is just like the way a girl behaves when a guy that she is interested in contacts her.
He will consciously have his phone on him more than he normally does in anticipation of you contacting him.
And 90 per cent of the time, the other person will exactly match their response speed to the time you took to reply.
If a convo isn’t going anywhere, I always walk away for a day or two to get them more interested.” But while Aaron’s approach is on the tactical side, others’ are just plain dirty.
These discussions aren’t all that different from those of generations past: pick up lines have always been picked apart and the art of the voicemail analyzed by singles long before the advent of texting.
And many of the old, gendered traditions of who reaches out to whom and when have (for better or worse) persisted.
Then, just before he reached his stop, he received a text saying, “I enjoyed tonight – let’s do it again sometime, J”. “By not responding to her message, I would get the upper-hand.” So, he just never did…