Dating relationship advice blog
Consider these 3 observations: It is reflexive — he’s often not aware that he’s doing it.
In fact, women who never learn to compartmentalize feelings at ALL are at risk of letting others free-range over them like a doormat; or wasting time on fantasy relationships; or becoming consumed with romantic obsessions.(It's his loss, if he coded you wrong.)An emotional bond — which is what women usually mean by "being in love" — takes time to develop.When you proceed slowly and let him set the pace, he won't want to maintain distance.From a man’s perspective, it’s reasonable to keep you in that box, peeking inside only when he feels like it.You exist for him at work, but not when he’s at home. I just started doing this because I thought it would be fun and I’m just thrilled that people are responding to it.
It ain’t always easy being single, but if we keep learning from each other’s experiences, we’re more likely to find happy and healthy relationships.
The emotions he associates with this particular woman — angry, aroused, loving, calm, sad, etc. Over time, if a true emotional bond forms, her presence in his life won’t be so neatly walled off.
But in the beginning stages, limiting her influence prevents him from being overwhelmed by a new romance.
You will continue to date others, because your time is valuable and what if he waits a long time before resurfacing?
If he is okay with leaving you alone for days in between dates...
When he feels like opening the box and enjoying the contents, he does.