Hard to get dating
There’s a method behind her madness: She’s playing hard to get to gauge your interest and level of commitment, a new study in the European Journal of Personality reveals. But is your new lust playing an evolutionary dating game or is she just not that into you?
Women who act demure at first are mainly looking to weed out guys who want one-night-stands rather than real relationships, says study author Peter K. Don’t feel bad if you’re not sure—you’re wired to think she’s interested, even if she’s not, says psychotherapist Vinita Mehta, Ph. “Men suffer from sexual over-perception bias,” Mehta explains.
Most people have heard that “playing hard to get” is an essential part of dating.
She’s still interested if: Her "air of mystery" is focused on relatively unimportant topics, such as work, or where she’s going when she leaves your apartment at 7 a.m.
“It causes them to perceive more interest from a woman than there might actually be.” Here are five ways she regularly plays hard to get, and how to determine if she’s interested—or if you’re seeing something that’s just a figment of your imagination.
Her phone is practically super-glued to her hand—hell, she’s updating Twitter right now—so why isn’t she texting you back?
) then they are probably just not that into you (and not just “playing hard to get”). Is the principle of “playing hard to get” really a dating essential and does it really work? These studies have found that women who are physically attractive, appear healthy and youthful, and are “hard to get” correlates with them being reproductively valuable to men.
Do we have to jump through the hoops of “playing hard to get” even if we like the other person? In other words, “playing hard to get” is a tactic used by women that show men that they are something to be valued and therefore are more desirable to men.
She’s the opposite of an over-sharer: She’s busy, sometimes flaky, and always vague about the details.