Does men prefer to chase the girl?

Jump to Last Post 1-5 of 5 discussions (7 posts)
  1. SilentMagenta profile image69
    SilentMagentaposted 4 years ago

    Does men prefer to chase the girl?

    I am watching The Talk. Tamar implied that sometimes when a guy call/text/misses you you're suppose to not answer. I'm a real individual. If a guy is calling me and I am by the phone I am going to answer. What do you think about it?

  2. profile image0
    JThomp42posted 4 years ago

    This type of behavior is why men are sent mixed messages. If a woman is interested why play games? To me, this could be considered rejection and the man will act accordingly. Probably thinking the woman is not interested so why waste his time. I also think it is awesome when the woman shows interest and lets the man know.

    1. SilentMagenta profile image69
      SilentMagentaposted 4 years agoin reply to this

      I personally  know alot of gorls who do this. I never understood it. A close friend of mine would stand her guy up on the first just to see if he truly wants to get to know them. I was wondeing if their is some understanding I am missing.

  3. Old-Empresario profile image79
    Old-Empresarioposted 4 years ago

    I think the gentleman who gets a call from you is a lucky guy. Most men who are secure with themselves are pretty direct. If they call it's because they want to talk. If their call is ignored they may or may not try once or twice more, but they'll soon take the hint that you aren't interested in speaking with them.

    1. SilentMagenta profile image69
      SilentMagentaposted 4 years agoin reply to this

      Thank you.Thats sweet. Thanks for your post.

  4. dashingscorpio profile image88
    dashingscorpioposted 4 years ago

    Historically men often pursued women with calls, letters, poems, flowers, and showing up to  carry heavy items and so forth. I know one elderly woman who told me she turned down her deceased husband for a date at least 10 times before she finally agreed to go out.
    Today that man would be considered a "stalker"!
    In the modern era most people don't want to "play games". Not many men are going to risk being labeled a "stalker" or accused of "sexual harassment" for flirting with a woman who shows no sign of interest.
    "Meet me half way" is the mantra of today! If a man doesn't detect there is a (mutual interest) then he will move on. Most women are aware that (other women are not) playing "cat & mouse" games.
    As for ignoring the phone calls apparently a lot of women are afraid of "losing themselves" in relationships. They worry about not appearing to have (a life) of their own.  Therefore they don't want their men to believe they're always "available". It's better to have a life than to fake a life. Wherever you go there you are.
    Even if he "thinks" you're busy (you) will know you weren't. Suppose he asks you what you were doing or where you were....then what?
    Lying is never the best way to build a relationship in my opinion.

  5. daydreams profile image96
    daydreamsposted 4 years ago

    I've not watched 'the Talk', but I think if someone is calling you (and you want to speak to them) you should just answer and not play games and try and be manipulative- it's just silly, and could backfire if you like someone.

    I can be quite bad at answering calls - but that is because my phone is somewhere else or I don't hear it. I wouldn't ignore someone to try and make them want me more.

    Hopefully you can find a guy who appreciates you being straightforward.

 
working

This website uses cookies

As a user in the EEA, your approval is needed on a few things. To provide a better website experience, hubpages.com uses cookies (and other similar technologies) and may collect, process, and share personal data. Please choose which areas of our service you consent to our doing so.

For more information on managing or withdrawing consents and how we handle data, visit our Privacy Policy at: https://hubpages.com/privacy-policy#gdpr

Show Details
Necessary
HubPages Device IDThis is used to identify particular browsers or devices when the access the service, and is used for security reasons.
LoginThis is necessary to sign in to the HubPages Service.
Google RecaptchaThis is used to prevent bots and spam. (Privacy Policy)
AkismetThis is used to detect comment spam. (Privacy Policy)
HubPages Google AnalyticsThis is used to provide data on traffic to our website, all personally identifyable data is anonymized. (Privacy Policy)
HubPages Traffic PixelThis is used to collect data on traffic to articles and other pages on our site. Unless you are signed in to a HubPages account, all personally identifiable information is anonymized.
Amazon Web ServicesThis is a cloud services platform that we used to host our service. (Privacy Policy)
CloudflareThis is a cloud CDN service that we use to efficiently deliver files required for our service to operate such as javascript, cascading style sheets, images, and videos. (Privacy Policy)
Google Hosted LibrariesJavascript software libraries such as jQuery are loaded at endpoints on the googleapis.com or gstatic.com domains, for performance and efficiency reasons. (Privacy Policy)
Features
Google Custom SearchThis is feature allows you to search the site. (Privacy Policy)
Google MapsSome articles have Google Maps embedded in them. (Privacy Policy)
Google ChartsThis is used to display charts and graphs on articles and the author center. (Privacy Policy)
Google AdSense Host APIThis service allows you to sign up for or associate a Google AdSense account with HubPages, so that you can earn money from ads on your articles. No data is shared unless you engage with this feature. (Privacy Policy)
Google YouTubeSome articles have YouTube videos embedded in them. (Privacy Policy)
VimeoSome articles have Vimeo videos embedded in them. (Privacy Policy)
PaypalThis is used for a registered author who enrolls in the HubPages Earnings program and requests to be paid via PayPal. No data is shared with Paypal unless you engage with this feature. (Privacy Policy)
Facebook LoginYou can use this to streamline signing up for, or signing in to your Hubpages account. No data is shared with Facebook unless you engage with this feature. (Privacy Policy)
MavenThis supports the Maven widget and search functionality. (Privacy Policy)
Marketing
Google AdSenseThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
Google DoubleClickGoogle provides ad serving technology and runs an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
Index ExchangeThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
SovrnThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
Facebook AdsThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
Amazon Unified Ad MarketplaceThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
AppNexusThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
OpenxThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
Rubicon ProjectThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
TripleLiftThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
Say MediaWe partner with Say Media to deliver ad campaigns on our sites. (Privacy Policy)
Remarketing PixelsWe may use remarketing pixels from advertising networks such as Google AdWords, Bing Ads, and Facebook in order to advertise the HubPages Service to people that have visited our sites.
Conversion Tracking PixelsWe may use conversion tracking pixels from advertising networks such as Google AdWords, Bing Ads, and Facebook in order to identify when an advertisement has successfully resulted in the desired action, such as signing up for the HubPages Service or publishing an article on the HubPages Service.
Statistics
Author Google AnalyticsThis is used to provide traffic data and reports to the authors of articles on the HubPages Service. (Privacy Policy)
ComscoreComScore is a media measurement and analytics company providing marketing data and analytics to enterprises, media and advertising agencies, and publishers. Non-consent will result in ComScore only processing obfuscated personal data. (Privacy Policy)
Amazon Tracking PixelSome articles display amazon products as part of the Amazon Affiliate program, this pixel provides traffic statistics for those products (Privacy Policy)