I hate playing dating games
) or you have something to offer such as money, possessions, etc. Pay attention to when they choose to spend time with you.
These types of people are often referred to as gold diggers. Do you only see them when you are buying them something, like dinner or clothes?
I guarantee that you won’t attract a good woman or a good relationship to you.
And if you want to fall for a girl who is playing games, then that’s your choice. You would feel more disrespected than supported or valued. Games are about manipulating a relationship, and they will always leave one person feeling confused or bad, which doesn’t make for a great relationship.
You are setting out to accomplish a goal and (hopefully) trying to optimize your strategy and tactics to accomplish this goal.
This in itself does not trivialize romance and relationships.
(And I hope you will do the same with any woman who is playing games with you.) That just means that you could lose a woman who will love you and make you happy.Let me also say that I have met men and women who would rather take the chase as an end goal, rather than a journey to a destination.I tend to dislike these people and have found most of them to have some deep seated issues with their self image.For me, being real is much more rewarding than playing games.But, hey, if you want to buy into the games that guys want you to play, go for it.
It's what you believe the winning state is that determines whether you are trivializing or elevating the relationship.