Sure, if a man is ambiguous in his interactions with a woman, it could very well mean that he just needs to grow a pair.But it also could be all sorts of other reasons—from being clueless to being too smart for his own good and everything in between. So without further ado, here’s some male perspective on what you might call the crisis of the assertive gentleman.“There's a lot of truth to the statement ‘man up,’” Lewis says.The conversation got really weird, in fact: she started asking me about my sexual exploits post-breakup, and telling me about hers, in richness of detail. Thing is, I took that as a possible sign that she was down for some casual sex and started subtly flirting with her.We decided to meet in the near future halfway through the conversation, but she picked up on my hints and said she wasn’t interested.
That anticipation might even be making him feel uneasy.
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She even said she was sorry if she ever made me feel like I had done something wrong; the problem, she said, was that she felt that was not the sort of relationship she wanted at the time.
The night went on, and I was reminded of how much we had in common, Doc.