When you have a fulfilling life of your own that exists completely separate from him, you will automatically be seen as having great value.
When your happiness is rooted in all sorts of things, not just him, you will never have to watch what you say or do for fear of coming off as needy because you will never be needy.
For the purpose of this article, we will be focusing on men and the mind games they play. Like when you’re doing it to save someone from a bad relationship.
Men are genetically programmed to take care of women. However, that is still up for discussion because playing mind games suggests duplicity and dishonesty.
authors Ellen Fein and Sherrie Schneider recommend: "Don’t see him more than once or twice a week for the first month or two." They also suggest not inviting him back to your place for the first few dates, and holding off on sex until you’re confident he’ll stick around.
Sure, a guy who’s just looking to get laid won’t put up with such “games from women.” In other words, you’ll weed out those who want only one thing. At worst, this is when men try to pass off “booty calls” as spontaneous gestures of missing you and needing you.
Humans have been playing mind games with each other ever since the dawn of time.
Mind games were used to win wars and bring peace between nations.
Whatever the prize is, using mind games to acquire it never ends well.
When a guy has you and gets to keep you without really putting in much effort, your stock inevitably goes down in his mind.
At this point, you may notice that he starts pulling away until he eventually pulls a swift Houdini on you, vanishing into the abyss without even uttering “abracadabra” to give you some warning!
MORE: A Guy’s Take on Neediness Now it is worth noting that a lot of women want to know how to make a guy chase them because they want him to pursue her and commit.
If you want to know exactly what makes a man commit and how to make him commit to you (and only you), then take a look at this article here: MORE: 4 Ways To Make Him Commit and Want Only You I met this guy years ago, let’s call him Craig.