Playing Hard-To-Get Works!

Interesting but true. I was really busy finishing up my Spring/Summer 2013 term (and then I went to Spain for 2 weeks right after our second date!) when I started talking to my boyfriend. But he stuck in there and still continues to do so. ❤

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When looking for love, dating books and well-meaning friends may advise guys and gals to play hard-to-get. And now pretending not to be interested in a potential partner to increase your desirability is gaining some scientific support:  A new study suggests that if you want a serious relationship, it pays for men and women to be hard-to-get.

According to the research, one potential benefit of playing hard-to-get is attracting a higher-quality mate with the greatest level of commitment for a long-term relationship.

In the study, published in the European Journal of Personality, psychology researchers ran four different experiments to determine how and why people play hard-to-get and if or when it works in attracting a mate.

In one test, they identified the ways people play hard-to-get and how often men and women use them. From a list of 58 strategies, nearly 500 American college students rated ‘acting confident’ and ‘talking…

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