Polite brush off dating
“He wants to feel good about himself, so he won’t ghost or break up with you,” Jean says, “but it’s worse than being the asshole.
If you’re ghosted, you get to go through all the stages of grief.
Next, tell me one concrete example of where you took something personally — only to later find out that the crazy drama you made up in your head was totally not true. As always, thank you so very much for watching, diving into the conversation, and continuing to spread the word to your family and friends.
He’d suggest dates, but plans would magically fall through.
It wasn’t until I started seeing someone I was on the fence about that I understood what was going on.“I think women do play games with men in their lives who have been around for a while, just waiting in the wings,” she says.“Maybe they’ll text them to get a quick ego stroke.To use a sports metaphor (my first ever), he would be on the roster but not in play; I’d decided to bench him.It’s despicable, manipulative, selfish behavior — and something we’re all want to pursue, but I haven’t formally broken up with them because why close that door if you don’t have to?