I gave up summer dating
After he arrived at my place, he got a phone call saying his grandmother was being sent to the emergency room. When I went onto Facebook within a few days to see how his family was doing, I noticed he changed my status to ‘limited profile,’ so I couldn’t access everything on his page.
After that, all communication from him died.” -Allison G., 26Expert take: Social media can create transparency and a false sense of familiarity, Kerner says.
Her take: “I was dating this guy and everything seemed great, but we never established if we were serious, casual, or something in-between.
I invited another guy to my friend’s birthday party who turned out to be mutual friends with the guy I was seeing.
Her take: “While out with friends, I met a guy who lived 100 miles away.
We talked, texted, and connected online almost daily until we could see each other again two months later.
Fast forward a few months, and the family friend let it slip that the guy was just dumped by a girl he’d been dating for months.
He must have been dating her right when he got quiet with me.” -Chrissy O., 29Expert take: Many guys are okay with dates and sex, but when it comes to weekends away or spending time with other couples, those that have a fear of intimacy can act weird.
Her take: “I was set up with a family friend, and we really hit it off.“Allison may have had a sense of intimacy that was never there in the first place, while he was probably dating other people,” he says.