If you guess right and you’re interested, you can connect right then.
If you’re wrong, you can either try again (assuming you’re into any of the other three remaining choices) or start a new game.
When you are able to remove it just by a move your hand, to throw it you transform a human being into an object.” His aim is to connect real people.
So while Crush Time may be an actual game, the point is not to turn the process of dating itself into a game.
Not only that, but their texts would pinball between flirty and curt.
My natural instinct, of course, was to assume I was doing something wrong.
That says, ' Hey, I've got an exciting, busy life, and while I definitely want to talk to you, I do have some things to get out of the way first.' But waiting more than 24 hours?
Look, a little bit of gamesmanship in dating is fun. Maybe you've been guilty of behaving this way, or maybe you've been on the receiving end of it. It's understandable that you want to play it cool when you first start chatting.
While games were fun to play as a child however, the games adults play are far more manipulative, and involve our most valuable asset as the prize - our hearts. It revolves around the quest for power, which instinctually we search for to alleviate feelings of perceived vulnerability. Glances are exchanged, body language is highly engaged, and the thrill of possibility occupies our minds.
"Playing" with our emotions can also often illicit extreme and addictive emotional reactions, from the highs of "winning" acceptance, to the lows of confusion, anxiety, and rejection. This is the phase where we try to guess, are they interested or not? This game is where it can really start to get ugly, and it also has great potential to backfire.
Though I found it annoying at the time, I didn't worry too much about it.
I figured that her carrier-pigeon-paced responses were just her own misguided way of implementing "the chase." But then I dated two more women right after her who did the exact same thing.