First, you might like this article: The issues here are space and validation.
I’ve had relationships that I have tried hard to keep in “stasis”.
My point in all of this is that if you withdraw, you will most likely get him to put in more effort, but that will only take you so far.
In my head, I said, "Wouldn't it be fun if we all did that?
In column 1, you wrote the number of the guy you're dating, in column 2 his name, and in column 3, what you ranked him on scale from "Maybe, let's have one more drink" to "Never in a million years" (no joke, it said that on the scale).
After mingling at the bar for a bit, we all sat down at a long table, where there was an empty chair next to each woman.
Our achievements in everything from art to rocket science may be merely a side-effect of the essential ability to charm.
Like every other human activity, flirting is governed by a complex set of unwritten laws of etiquette.