Dating handle silent treatment
Save your sobbing for the disappointment of bad first dates, seemingly perfect mates who can't commit and the Ones Who Get Away. The Offense: After reading Suitor X's profile, you are convinced you two are going to fall in love and wander through tulip fields while Louis Armstrong songs waft from some invisible speaker.
I had a relationship at one point that was at the point of imploding, when the woman I was with transitioned into the 'silent treatment' as a way of preventing the relationship from continuing on past the initial infatuation and lust stage that had maintained things for over a year and a half.I read that it is one of the most severe forms of emotional abuse, and that those who do this also often do abandoning type behaviors such as holding threats of leaving over your head, or threatening to cheat Drop this person like a hot rock, it can't get better. If they threaten to leave or cheat, this is another form of blackmail that is similarly wounding. What's the attraction and what did they do before you came along?This is the most powerful weapon in what should be an equal partnership. Give them an open door or ask for their poison, and give them a full cup. The silent treatment is the preferred method used by narcissists when in an intimate relationship when they cannot evolve to a level that the relationship requires: intimacy and commitment.We are totally meant to be.") Hours later, you log in again and notice that your Match has viewed your profile and chosen not to respond. Rejection hurts; studies show it can actually stoke the pain nodes in your brain.It's one thing to be rejected in a bar, where you can just tell yourself homeboy must have a boring girlfriend waiting for him at home; it's quite another to reach out to a single-and-looking chap and let him witness your entire stash of documented wit and charm before deciding you're not worth responding to.