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I'm Michelle and I'm He's 27 and everything I like in a guy. We have so much in common. We met around three and a half months ago. Then, he started ignoring me.

Texting but no date

When that started to happen, a red flag went up in my head, so I started ignoring him, too. Except I started missing him.

Texting but no date

Yes, we haven't gone out on a date yet. We've talked about it, but he doesn't make it happen.

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I told him I wasn't going to have enough time for him, and if he really wanted to go out with me, he should make it happen soon rather than later. I just don't understand why he hasn't asked me out yet. He gives me the money excuse, or the "every datf I want to, something else comes up" excuse.

Texting but no date

If he wants to see me he should've done so already The Nice Guy Hi Michelle, It hurts me to break it to you and I mean to say this with the utmost sympathybut the guy's not interested. I know this for a fact, as I've actually done something similar myself when I was a few years younger. Hey, I'm a "nice guy," not a saint. You see, sometimes when a guy's been single for a while, he'll dip his toes into the dating pool with no intentions of actually dating someone.

He's merely surveying the landscape. He's open to love, but he's not actively seeking it. Then, he stumbles on someone like you. Someone who lets him know she's interested, that she finds him sexy, that she's willing to send a sext or two even a pictureand all that other stuff that feeds a dude's bravado. In other words, you're filling the requirements this guy is seeking to feel confident in himself as a single man.

To prove to himself that he's an alpha at courting women. This is important to us.

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You're filling the requirements this guy is seeking to feel confident in himself as a single man. One with no intentions to venture beyond the phone and its impersonal borders.

Texting but no date

It's low-investment at best. I mean, I guess he's kind of interested if he wasn't, he wouldn't talk to you and just ghostbut not enough to be bothered to actually go out and spend money on you. And that's why you stay. So let me make it absolutely clear: He won't come through. Be done with him. You said you've been in this position before, so you already know how it ends. His excuses will keep coming and eventually become more and more unbelievable, or he'll just stop responding altogether.

It's also likely that it's easier for him to string you along, denying dates, instead of telling you flat out that he's no longer interested. When you ignored him as well, he probably figured he'd gotten rid of you and that was that.

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I'm also willing to bet you're not the only girl he's talking to. Based on this brief textinng, the guy kind of sounds like a douche. Like, the dude's almost If he can't shell out 50 bucks for a date or a measly two bucks for coffeethe guy's a man-child. And a liar. Also, this is all largely based on whether you've slept with him. Textung you have and he's started ignoring you, then the answer's fairly obvious: He's gotten what he wants, and could be texting you every now and then to get the occasional nude photo or a hookup after a night of raucous partying, failing at picking up another teting at the bar, and downing a couple shawarmas before he passes out.

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If you haven't slept with him, then he's not interested enough to even try to sleep with you, let alone see you as a prospective partner. So in both cases, my advice remains the same. Drop him. He's already dropped you. I get the feeling textjng already knew the answer coming into this. You just needed somebody to confirm it. So let me be that person. It's not going anywhere.

Texting but no date

You deserve better than that. You say you're starting a new semester at school? Find a guy on campus instead.

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It will be a better way to spend your time than on a man who won't spend a dime on you. Best of luck with school and ditching the douche! I can't fight the feeling, though, that you may have answered your own question. Sounds like he doesn't want to see you. It's always tough analyzing these texting-only relationships. They are maddening. On one hand, they're these things people of our generation are uniquely qualified to understand, yet we spend so much time pulling our hair out over them.

Think about it. Virtual relationships, which they basically are, are completely unimaginable to people of a certain age who didn't grow up with them. For us, even if they're tough to explain, they're way more impossible to live without. You meet someone, and it's almost required you type to them more than you talk to them. This is completely foreign to people of any age but ours.

Yet they're so commonplace, so necessary, and we're so programmed to excel in them that it almost stands to reason we should be excellent at them. It's because of a fundamental truth that remains true no matter how addicted we get to our phones: We will always choose the person in front of us over the person whose name is on our screen.

When we don't meet people in person, we get desensitized to their feelings and to the stakes of the relationship. You guys can have a thousand things in common. He probably got bored with you, didn't like something you said or found someone he could actually touch. I'm always talking to someone. Sometimes two or three people. I have friends who are constantly rotating six or seven girls in a sort of iMessage musical chairs. This means different things to different people.

To cover myself. The point is, for every name I save, there are five or six more that just go by the wayside.

Texting but no date

Sometimes we talk for weeks. They fall away anyway. There really is no rhyme or reason for it.

Texting but no date

I hate to tell you this, Michelle, because you seem really sweet, but you may be a rotten strawberry to him. And right now, it doesn't textibg like your Brita filter levels are lining up. I don't know what kind of guy this guy is. But it does seem possible that he might just know what he's doing. And if this is the case, I datf a theory. You said you miss him. If this is the case, he knows you miss him. This gives him power.

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We can act like complete buffoons and know you'll cut us some slack because you've invested time into it and goddamnit, you women hate it when we waste your time. Even more likely is the possibility that you made your missing of him obvious, and he took it the other way. How can she miss me we don't even know each other? She's telling me I need to ask her out — who does she think she is? Is she that desperate? Why does she think she can tell me what to do?

How to act? That said, these are all questions its possible he asked himself. None of them bode well for you.

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So next time, don't be so damn transparent if you want him to stick around long enough to meet you in person. That was a weird sentence to write. And generally speaking, we like texting women, and we like having backups in our Rolodex, typically girls who think we have so much in common with them, who, if bu don't want to, we never have to see.