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He got my number and never called, whats up?


Question: He got my number and never called, what’s up?

Answer: The most likely answer is that he lost your number. 99.9% of the time when we ask a girl for her number we fully intend to call her after a reasonable amount of waiting (see dilemma 1). The other 0.01% of the time we ask without ever intending to call and here are the reasons why:

  • To be polite at the end of an unsatisfying date or conversation,
  • Initially we think we want to call but change our mind upon further reflection,
  • We chicken out.
So how can you tell why your guy hasn’t called? If you see him again and he asks for your number again you know he lost it the first time. If you see him again and he comes over to you acting sheepish or shy chances are he chickened out. If you see him again and he does nothing or acts distance/disinterested then he was being polite or changed his mind after sleeping on it. If you never see him again for your own piece of mind just assume he lost your number and get on with your life, after all is one guy you hardly know and never see really worth sweating over? But for future reference you may want to get his number when you give out yours, this is the 21st century and you know what… girls can make the first phone call now!

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Mike Hardcastle
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