Does it work to play hard to get?

Mr. Answer Man says: Think of it this way: Have you ever heard of a guy saying, "Man, I'm crazy about this woman -- she's so hard to get!"

Will it attract a guy who's not interested? No. Being less available will have no impact on someone who doesn't care.

Will your seeming rarity increase your value on the marketplace and draw to you a higher order of fellow? No. In fact, just the opposite. If it seems like you don't date much, guys will wonder what's wrong.

Will it transform a sluggish or lukewarm suitor into an attentive and energetic one? Not in any long-term sense. It might work in the short-term, but Prince Charming will change back into a frog as soon as "hard to get" has been "gotten."

Have high standards. Be yourself. True love's rare enough without "hard to get."

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