Is he playing the dating game

I want to be who I am." Okay, well why are you an always available person?

Why would anyone in his or her right mind find that attractive?

I refused his request for my number and thought that was the end of that, until he called me a few days later (a friend of mine who didn’t know about any of this gave him my number).Rookie is an online magazine and book series for teenagers.Each month, a different editorial theme drives the writing, photography, and artwork that we publish.You know the ol’ “wait 3 days after the date to text” rule, right? Unfortunately, the reality is we lose control when we play by these rules because we end up sitting around wondering what the hell is going on?! And then comes the mind fuck: This is FREAKING EXHAUSTING! How much control can you possibly feel you have when you’re playing Russian Roulette with your trigger-happy, cynical, frustrated, negative mind games?? The truth is, it’s When we’re into a guy and he texts “Good Morning,” we swoon, we get butterflies, we tell our girlfriends in a squeally (a.k.a. But when a dude we’re NOT interested in texts “Good Morning,” we bitch, ignore it, feel imposed upon, and peer out our window looking for his stalker ass. If you texted every day prior, this sets a foundation; a test point if you will. Unfortunately, my generation and younger ones don’t seem to have as many of these gentleman available. up to the day of my lonely, cat-lady, old-age death. We don’t know who created it or when, but it’s a universal truth; a biblical commandment; a 3-strikes you’re out law. What I’m referring to here is the texting pattern that was developed PRIOR to the first date. Someone who makes me feel he has things under control.The mind games muddy the testing waters and you’re left wondering…

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