Then on Fridays, he would ask if I had any fun weekend plans. During our call, I learned that his two-week silence was from him being on an international business trip.I never initiated this texting because that seemed too forward. I guess he couldn’t be bothered to text that he would be out of the country and out of touch. He either had to ask me out on a real date, in person, or I would put an end to this silliness.
When Thomas’s email pinged into my inbox, I felt a surge of excitement for the first time in a long time. Earlier in the day, my roommate had invited me to join her and some friends that evening at a bar.
Though I had acquiesced, my desire to go out waned as the day wore on.
I have noticed a trend in telling men to get the women to chase THEM.
(Ask Men is one example) I see a lot of advice to women about why men disappear, what to do when they disappear, etc., but it seems that men are being COACHED to disappear, as a power play, a way to get the upper hand, and to get the woman to chase THEM.
I was surprised when his email arrived the next day. ”Even though I was happy to hear from him, texting wasn’t something I used conversationally.