Evan*, 29, withholds communication to claw back gender superiority.
Then, just before he reached his stop, he received a text saying, “I enjoyed tonight – let’s do it again sometime, J”. “By not responding to her message, I would get the upper-hand.” So, he just never did…
Dating around is the new sleeping around Olly’s lack of interest in following up on his Tinder date is the cyber world’s equivalent of sneaking out of a one-night-stand’s house before they’re up; communication (or a lack of it) equals power.
And 90 per cent of the time, the other person will exactly match their response speed to the time you took to reply.
If a convo isn’t going anywhere, I always walk away for a day or two to get them more interested.” But while Aaron’s approach is on the tactical side, others’ are just plain dirty.
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Olly*, a 25-year-old graphic designer, was on the train home after a date with Jen, the 24-year-old media planner he’d met on Tinder a few weeks before. Not even because he wanted to wait another day to play it cool.
It was their first meet-up and there’d been a flirty spark on both sides: the ‘quick drink’ had graduated into dinner, and even in Olly’s last-minute scramble to jump on the train home, he had leaned in for a kiss against the train’s doors. “I saw an opportunity,” he admits, somewhat cowardly.
David Evans, consultant to the online dating industry (), believes part of the problem is that dating apps make communication easy, but without establishing manners and protocol around it.
“You can’t teach users how to be better daters because then nobody would join the service,” he admits, frankly.
“At parties, the ratio of single men to women sucks.