Dating games that girls play
Allow him to simmer, wondering what you're doing." Laura,* 21, won over her boyfriend using this trick.
"Andrew looks like Brad Pitt's little brother, and I knew he was used to women being at his beck and call," she says. But I'm all ears now.' He felt lucky to have caught up with me." How everybody wins: Men, says Argov, equate longing with love.
Absence creates anticipation and a feeling of "If I don't see her now, I'll die." When he calls, "let your voice mail pick up now and then," says Sherry Argov, author of .
"It shows him that you're worth the wait and effort.
Jenny, 24, was able to pique her man's interest by playfully dodging his questions.
"Over dinner, Andy asked me if I was seeing other people.
I just said teasingly, 'Well, I certainly don't stay home alone.' I could see the intrigue was killing him." How everybody wins: Where there's secrecy, there's interest.
Rebecca, 20, realized this worked when she went to her new boyfriend Ken's office Christmas party.
"When I ordered a particular type of wine at the bar, a man to my left remarked on my good taste," she recalls.