So I asked a woman I don't know out, introduced by a friend. She is an architecture grad student and going to graduate in a month and very busy with her thesis. She said she's busy until about 1-2…Continue
So I met a girl I am interested in at classes. We don't know each other too well, though we do occasionally talk about class-work both in person and online. And there was this enterprise workshop…Continue
"It means you should just give her some space and keep it brief. No need to be persistent, just keep it simple "hey, I just wanted to wish you well, I am confident everything will go great for you in the end because you are destined for success…"
"You could look at this as a 1-2 month period to try your luck with meeting other women until she's supposed to be back on the market (so to speak).
At the end of those 1-2 months:
If she's interested and you're dating someone else,…"
"Send her this text, good luck and great ideas for you thesis, when the time is right let me know, we can celebrate architecture by raising roof (optional addendum) cause I'm Rick James and you're a brick house"
...And move on…"
"No, no, no, no
Brad Pitt rule is still situational. If you call for a date at the wrong time, a no can still be just a no. Like I said earlier, why would you want to date a woman that dropped everything because it was Brad Pitt. If her mom…"
"Search for the Brad Pitt rule, I think there was even a post on AOM about it. Basically if you've showed interest by asking out and calling her and she is telling you she's busy, she isn't interested and you should move…"
"I've worked in an architecture firm, and they claim they work as hard as doctors in school but without the big bucks waiting for them upon graduation. This is perhaps an exaggeration, but not horribly off.
You are getting her at a very…"
"As others have said, move on and give her a shout again in late May. She really doesn't have time for anyone, not even Brad Pitt. If she dropped it all for Brad Pitt, she isn't worth the time as she shows she is a quitter right there at…"
"I certainly wouldn't wait up for this girl; if interesting opportunities arise between now and her graduation, definitely pursue them (unless you have your heart set on this one). After graduation, if you're still interested, you could…"
"About to do this to a girlfriend. Can't meet for lunch until after Easter and the associated extra studying. This meets the Brad Pitt Rule. (If you don't know what that is, search for it on the main site.)"
"That's an interesting opinion. My opinion is that secular consumer capitalism can be as oppressive to women as various religions but isn't by default, absolutely and unilaterally. IMO either can be equally beneficial or…"
"It's similar to being "straight X edge" vs simply being a teetotaler.
The latter is simply one who doesn't consume alcohol. The former is one who has wrapped his entire sense of self and his outward image in the banner of the…"
"For what it's worth, the secular Humanism ideology often likes to present "religion" as some homogenized whole, and its own ideology as some type of "organic" alternative to religion, a false dichotomy.The reality though is…"
""It's definitely arguable that secular consumer capitalism is more sexist and oppressive to women than Islam or other religions in many regards."
That's an interesting opinion. My opinion is that secular consumer capitalism can…"
"I had a great boss once whose own boss was such a jerk that my boss quit, abandoning me and two others to the "tender mercies" of John the Jerk. John was on a power trip and had about thirty people under him. Hewasan…"