For the purpose of this article, we will be focusing on men and the mind games they play. Like when you’re doing it to save someone from a bad relationship.Men are genetically programmed to take care of women. However, that is still up for discussion because playing mind games suggests duplicity and dishonesty.authors Ellen Fein and Sherrie Schneider recommend: "Don’t see him more than once or twice a week for the first month or two." They also suggest not inviting him back to your place for the first few dates, and holding off on sex until you’re confident he’ll stick around.Sure, a guy who’s just looking to get laid won’t put up with such “games from women.” In other words, you’ll weed out those who want only one thing. At worst, this is when men try to pass off “booty calls” as spontaneous gestures of missing you and needing you.In fact, the tough love coaching I give my clients is aimed at protecting women from falling victim to such games. I’m sure female readers could cite hundreds of examples.But from my practice, here are four of the most frequent games I see men playing: 1) The “play to lay” game.By that, I mean fill your life with fun, meaningful activities.
As women we crave emotional intimacy, so it’s not difficult for a man to combine earnest questions and over-the-top compliments to create the illusion of trust and connection that usually precedes sexual intimacy.When you have a fulfilling life of your own that exists completely separate from him, you will automatically be seen as having great value.When your happiness is rooted in all sorts of things, not just him, you will never have to watch what you say or do for fear of coming off as needy because you will never be needy.Humans have been playing mind games with each other ever since the dawn of time.Mind games were used to win wars and bring peace between nations.
The game is a blast for both parties involved – until a woman finds herself wondering why the man who was “crazy for her” and “couldn’t get enough of her” has poofed after a few rolls in the hay.