This will filter out the guys who are interested in nothing more than a casual hookup and allow you to devote your attention to those who are interested in getting to know you and potentially pursue a relationship. Time Your Response Realistically When he DOES strike up a conversation, be realistic when deciding when to respond.
Most people these days think of their smartphones as another appendage, so intentionally waiting six hours to write back may be a little obvious (unless you have a legitimate excuse.) If you must delay, don’t wait more than 10 minutes to respond.
Before my co-therapist and I could even take the couple's history, Amanda was in tears; 20 minutes later, she was still rehashing her anger about a business trip he'd taken two years before.
When we finally wrapped up, Jon—who had barely said a word—walked out of the room at arm's length from his wife, as if allergic to her touch.
Whenever we talked about the future, he sounded evasive. I fretted that I couldn't help my clients see past their anger when my own relationship lenses were all fogged up; that week's meeting with my couples therapy adviser couldn't come soon enough.