I’m finally getting the message of your book which could only be read by someone who is tired of pining, or is in a pining-hiatus.
The stubborn, dumb-female part of me wants to inquire if these characteristics in men are unique to Caucasians. I wonder if they should be true to Filipinos as well. It’s your guess that I know the answer.
Thank God that I have finally snapped out of swimming in romantic movies where guys do send mixed signals. I forget that many of these movies are written by women, or by men who like to trick women into thinking (whatever they want women to think).
Yes, the principle is EASY PEASY to understand. He’ll find a way to
1. call you
2. look your number up if he doesn’t have it
3. email you
4. ask you out.
Sexist as it is, I do buy the idea that men should make the first move. Having actively participated in women’s lib, I still feel pangs of shame whenever I recall my brazen moves. So, begrudgingly so, I concede, even if it is the most politically incorrect of notions: men should make the first move; the corollary of which states that women should wait. Fine.
He’s just not that into me. And so I move on with my chin up.
If only I would always be rational like this. It’s empowering actually.