Online dating tactics
The buzz of meeting new people and gaining a little new attention is addictive.
“But there he is, saying, ‘Hey, I was just thinking about you’.” But in a world where everything is instant, is crying "breadcrumb" the worst sign of entitlement?
He wanted me to contact a minimum of 15 women per day.
His goal was to find women who were interested in talking to him on the phone. On an average week he was making five to 10 phone calls.
They may also become reluctant to form romantic relationships or be less trusting.
To Dr Brewer, the whole mess could be avoided if people were clear about the type of relationship they are looking for: whether that is hooking-up or something casual while they consider their options.