How to Play Hard to Get
You want to play hard to get?
Playing games at the beginning of a relationship is a 100% guaranteed way to create a long-lasting, healthy relationship.
No matter what anyone says, honesty is not the best policy. You need to get down and dirty, rolled in honey, to catch your bird.
The most time honored, effective method for catching your fly...er, lover, is to play hard to get.
Simple Games You Can Play
Once you have focused in on your prey, you need to do everything in your power to let him or her know you are not even remotely interested in a romantic relationship. A wonderful way of doing this is to pretend that you simply don't see this person - act like he or she does not even exist.
You need to act as though your life is very important and what you are doing at the moment requires too much concentration for you to be able to pay any attention to your future love.
Eye contact is No No when you first begin playing the Hard to Get Game.
Next make sure this person has a way to contact you. Get a friend, or pay someone, to give your potential mate your phone number or email address. By now, he or she will be dying to call you (see what the power of ignoring someone can do?).
After you have ignored your love for a suitable period of time, you can start throwing him or her small tidbits. Flash a little smile, make a little comment that shows you remembered a small detail about the person, or hold hands at a dinner party.
Do not answer the phone! Let it go to voicemail. Don't reply to the emails.
At the beginning, you should not be readily available. Even if the first date was fabulous, do not let this person know. Act like your life is really busy. Wait a while, then call or email back.
Apologize for not calling or emailing back earlier, explaining how you have been so busy. Give details about all of the fabulous stuff you have been up to, then maybe be available for something with him or her later in the week.
Next, you need to make sure you and your crush get to hang out together in a group setting. Meet up at a party, a bar, or a concert with your friends.
Show up to the event late because, of course, your life is so full and busy. Then, latch onto another friend and live it up. Laugh like you love life, like you have a wonderful sense of humor, like you are carefree as can be. Have a ball with anybody and everybody but your love interest. He or she will see how fabulous you are this way.
If your crush isn't eating out of your hand by the end of the night, you have one more card you can play:
Make out with someone else in front of everyone. This way, your lover to be will see just how irresistible you are.
Ready, set, play dating games! Good luck out there...it's a jungle!