How men think about dating
The no itself was hard for him to take, because he really did care for this girl, but what happened is that this girl went back and told all of her friends and they began to review all of his strengths and weaknesses.
By the time it was over not only did all of her friends know, but their friends knew and their friends' brothers knew that he asked, she said no, and that he was not tall enough for the average girl to really honestly consider.
"Always waiting for the guy to initiate contact is annoying to most men," says Harold, 35.
"At some point you need to let him know you're interested by reaching out.
The guy you once looked at with a bit of resentment for not calling doesn’t look like as big of a jerk.
After enduring several comments on sports, cars, and food, you begin to think this is a lost cause. In the volley of verbal discussion you are quite surprised to find out that a lot of thought is put into this subject, considering the fact that it often seems that guys do not talk about relationships, let alone pursue them. In fact, if what these guys say is true, emotions are just not enough.
A guy may be interested in a girl and still do and say nothing. Because guys believe there are more factors to consider than feelings. One of the guys explains a time when he was bold enough to ask a girl out, but she said no.
His chances with this girl were dead as was any future chances with any of her friends or most girls he knew within the area code.
Due to the embarrassment and rejection he would simply rather not go through that again.