The guy texts back, using all the words he has to communicate in a 24-hour period on you.
You instantly respond back with another five-paragraph essay. Your mom conveniently reminds you that men like a bit of a chase and this poor man was probably feeling bogged down by all the emotional effort involved in responding to your texts. Why Fast Isn’t Better Imagine trying to play a game of hide and seek and the person hiding stands right behind the seeker shouting “Here I am! After a while, the seeker would give up because the person hiding is no fun to play with. There is no suspense, no investment and no finding, which is always the best part of the game.
Often times, people get so wrapped up in accommodating others that their sense of self and their own boundaries may become a little loose.
With that, they lose themselves and lower their self esteem in the process.
My assumption about this person indicated that I was on a date with an old fashioned misogynist.