Does Walking Away to Get Him to Commit Ever works?

Often times they do come back, but not for the right reasons.

Patricia Vilchez
The Everyday Reflection

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Perhaps you have heard about this “walking away strategy”, and it goes something like this: if you want to get a man to commit to you then you have to be willing to walk away. Seemingly men become more attracted to you when you aren't around, so apparently, they always come back.

To some extent, men coming back does happen, however, I will get to that later.

Why did I walk away in the past?

In a nutshell, a year ago I was in a casual relationship, and after three months of dating I caught feelings, I wanted more, I wanted a committed relationship.

It was very clear he didn’t feel the same way, he wanted to stay casual so after a few weeks of contemplating the situation, I decided to end things.

I’ve heard and read some stories on the internet that affirmed that walking away did change how men treated the women they were seeing, that it did shift the relationship for the better the second time around. I am aware now those stories were the exception to the rule.

Because that hasn't ever been the case for me, or for many of my friends and this is why:

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Patricia Vilchez
The Everyday Reflection

I am a foreign young woman living and dating in Paris, sharing my experiences and some life lessons advice I pattu.v01@gmail.com