How long will you go about, O you backsliding daughter? Jeremiah ,23,36 And now what hast thou to do in the way of Egypt, to drink the waters of Sihor?
Jeremiah O Jerusalem, wash thine heart from wickedness, that thou mayest be saved. How long shall thy vain thoughts lodge within thee? Jeremiah I have seen thine adulteries, and thy neighings, the lewdness of thy whoredom, and thine abominations on the hills in the fields. Woe unto thee, O Jerusalem! Jeremiah But they hearkened not, nor inclined their ear, but walked in the counsels and in the imagination of their evil heart, and went backward, and not forward. Numbers But if the LORD make a new thing, and the earth open her mouth, and swallow them up, with all that appertain unto them, and they go down quick into the pit; then ye shall understand that these men have provoked the LORD.
Genesis And I will put enmity between thee and the woman, and between thy seed and her seed; it shall bruise thy head, and thou shalt bruise his heel.
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Isaiah Therefore the Lord himself shall give you a sign; Behold, a virgin shall conceive, and bear a son, and shall call his name Immanuel. Matthew And she shall bring forth a son, and thou shalt call his name JESUS: for he shall save his people from their sins. The LORD will create a new thing on earth-- the woman will return to the man.
For the LORD has created a new thing on the earth: a woman encircles a man. For the LORD has created a new thing in the land—a woman will shelter a man. Christian Standard Bible How long will you turn here and there, faithless daughter? For the LORD creates something new in the land--a female will shelter a man.
Contemporary English Version Will you ever decide to be faithful? I will make sure that someday things will be different, as different as a woman protecting a man. Good News Translation How long will you hesitate, faithless people? I have created something new and different, as different as a woman protecting a man. For the LORD creates something new in the land-- a female will shelter a man.
International Standard Version How long will you go this way and that, rebellious daughter? Indeed, the LORD will create a new thing on the earth; a woman will protect a man.The age old human tradition of man chasing woman is rooted in the caveman period. Nowadays in the US and in other modern societies, it is quite common and acceptable for the girl to do just as much of the shovel work as the former pursuer might. How much pursuing is too much and when do you say screw this and move on to another?
As I live in Italy these days, weeks and even months of pursuing is normal if a little outdated. A girl may indicate interest in the usual conscious and unconscious ways such as flirty comments or huge eyes watching your every move.
Then if the man wants to continue this charade he must pursue and he must be prepared for a mammoth struggle. A decision to couple up is not taken lightly in this repressed, socially peculiar country, so the female especially will take great joy in the elongating of the pre-courtship period, one which may prove endless.
The fine line now appears: if another meeting passes without some progression then the guy may look elsewhere, or he may patiently await one more meeting. This charade is seldom played out in the modern world of open minded, socially adroit people for long. The man must be given the right obvious signals and when I say obvious I mean blatant.
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The girl must then receive the right advances, consistent and courteous. If you meet someone that revels in the chase and gives no sign of progression then get an ice cream and put their nose in it forcibly, as you have just wasted a few valuable days of your valuable life. Move on, forget, pursue a modern thinking, socially open, worthy object of your desires. Sign up for the Thought Catalog Weekly and get the best stories from the week to your inbox every Friday.
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More From Thought Catalog. Get our newsletter every Friday! You're in! Follow Thought Catalog. Post to Cancel.An excuse simply thrown out there as a default answer as to why they have another woman. And, as a man, I must say I can relate… to an extent.
When we were younger and less knowledgeable about how to put our emotions into words, we used words like butterflies and crush to describe a romantic interest.
And, although juvenile, for the most part these words depicted how we felt quite accurately: anxious, excited, and ultimately, euphoric. Damon L.
Read further to see how accurate he really was. According to Jacobs, the urge for something new is a natural response of the brain, it just so happens that men submit to this impulse far more frequently than women.
Every individual is like a snowflake; we all bring our own brand of individuality to the table. And men, in the midst of the chase, love experiencing the different nuances that each snowflake has to offer. One with hearts, laughs, cries, and happy endings. Rarely is the dirty work that is conducted behind the scenes of love shown, and that lack of representation makes men skeptical.
The uncertainty of what love even is and why it seems to be mandated is a question that more and more men are asking themselves.
Jacobs says. Feeling comfortable about coming to your significant other about natural desires for others makes having those kind of conversations easier, and the temptation to venture off smaller. A lot of guys live for the perks of having a new lover. Showing them off, making it official on Facebook, and the sense of validation that comes with securing a new boo is all the motivation needed for the itch to wander starts to come back. They want to get what they think they need: attention, affection, validation, fulfillment.
These are qualities that must come from within ourselves in order to truly share them and enjoy them with another. Monogamy is not for everyone. And when you see a man jumping relationships, it may be his desire of wanting something meaningful with more than one person. Just wanting to share sexual intimacy with more than one person over the course of a long-term relationship is natural, Jacobs says.Becoming the kind of woman men chase is all about the attitude.
Many women see themselves as being less than perfect, which can affect their self-confidence. The truth is they have much to offer the opposite sex.
Through a few simple perception changes, it may not be as difficult as you think to draw attention from men. Being the kind of woman men chase is choosing to have an attitude of confidence instead of self-doubt. A woman may be very beautiful on the outside, but if she has no self-confidence, she won't be considered as attractive as she could be.
Likewise, a woman who may be considered physically average in the eyes of many men can develop a new level of attractiveness because of her confident attitude. Women can become more sure of themselves by taking care of their bodies and minds, as well as refusing to compare themselves to others. A healthy lifestyle always helps a woman feel her best. Whether it is a sport, a hobby or a religious belief, a woman who is passionate about something she loves is attractive because this demonstrates her dedication and complexity.
It takes effort and commitment to be heavily involved in a passion, just as it takes effort and commitment to be involved in a relationship. Knowing who you are and having self-respect will draw men to you. They will be attracted to your confidence and your knowledge of your self-worth. The amount of value you place on yourself is the amount of value a man is going to think he can place on a relationship with you. You can demonstrate self-respect by dressing modestly, refusing to engage in one-night stands and setting healthy boundaries in your relationships with the opposite sex.
Understand how worthy of a respectable man you are, and he will follow suit. Nothing is quite as unattractive to a man as a woman who is constantly clinging to him, demanding that he be her constant source of entertainment and reassurance. Men want a woman who has her own life and does not need validation from him to feel whole. Having your own life will show a man that you can develop a relationship with him and not overwhelm him with a constant need for affirmation.
Develop your own hobbies, maintain separate friendships, and get involved in activities that do not involve the man you are interested in. From what you eat, to the way you exercise, to the amount of sleep you get, making healthy choices is an attractive quality. It shows a man that you are interested in long-term health goals and that you are not going to let yourself go as you age. The science of attraction comes down to vitality, youth and health, and a woman who is motivated to keep in shape is considered attractive.
She is currently pursuing her Master of Arts in education from the University of Nebraska. By: Kristen Moutria. Develop Genuine Confidence Being the kind of woman men chase is choosing to have an attitude of confidence instead of self-doubt. Become Passionate About Something Whether it is a sport, a hobby or a religious belief, a woman who is passionate about something she loves is attractive because this demonstrates her dedication and complexity.
Demonstrate Self-Respect Knowing who you are and having self-respect will draw men to you. Have Your Own Life Nothing is quite as unattractive to a man as a woman who is constantly clinging to him, demanding that he be her constant source of entertainment and reassurance.
Make Healthy Lifestyle Choices From what you eat, to the way you exercise, to the amount of sleep you get, making healthy choices is an attractive quality. Resources What do Men Really Think? About the Author. Photo Credits Photos.Men are often hardwired to chase what they want; the cavemen DNA will always be there. Also, with women not wanting to adhere to gender rules as often as they once did, the rules of relationships and dating have changed. Some women like to be the ones doing the chasing, and prefer to be the ones to take the lead.
Some guys do like that but some do not. This is not to say that we should be doing all we can to get guys. We matter and we should be focused on ourselves and our happiness but if this is the type of guy you are after then you need to remember the following tips.
First and foremost, you must stop chasing men. As women have become more independent, they have become more aggressive when it comes to dating and pursuing men. And this is fine in many cases but when dealing with certain guys, we must change our dating game up.
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Even though it seems silly that only the man should be the one calling and asking for dates, not chasing is one way to guarantee he will be more interested in chasing after you. Of course you'll want to be responsive to the chase otherwise it may seem as though you're not interested, and he'll move on to someone else.
When it comes to the chase some women will make themselves completely unavailable and when the man moves on they have a hard time understanding where they went wrong. You'll want to be unavailable but still show him you're interested which is what's going to keep this game going. The most attractive trait a woman can have is self-confidence.
A woman who exudes confidence will intrigue a man. When you know that you are a fantastic catch you definitely areworthy of his time, he will believe it as well. As in all areas of life, confidence is key to the chase. We've all got insecurities so don't be discouraged if you aren't always feeling your best, the secret here is to never let him see you sweat. He needs to be aware that you're well aware of what a great catch you are and if he doesn't treat you well you'll leave.
If you want him to chase, make it a challenge. When he asks for your number, deny him at first.
Turn him down when he first asks for a date. Guys are super competitive and anything that is hard for him to get is going to mean that much more to him. If you present yourself as a prize for him to win only when he's at his best not only will you win his affections but he'll be super attentive once you guys are in a relationship.
After all, yes you want them to chase you but what you don't want is for him to stop trying once we've given in.
You'll have to always keep him on his toes and wanting more if you want to keep the chase going. When trying to get a guy to chase you, being unavailable is a key. Right to think that he is the center of your universe.
This will make him wonder about his competition, and he will want to woo you even more. Go to the beach, sign up for classes, and visit new hot spots. Whatever you do, just always be busy. Go out with your friends, visit your family, find a hobby that will keep you distracted. What you don't want to do is get bored because this is when you're going to miss him the most and want to reach out. If you have a life of your own you're going to be content with seeing him once in a while which will keep your relationship fresh and new.
The less time you have for him the more he's going to miss you and want to spend time with you.The thrill of chase—we've all been there at one point. He's intoxicating, infuriating, and more than anything seems impossible to get.
He becomes your drug. You pursue him, forgetting how calm, cool, and collected you normally are: You're driving yourself crazy. Why do women with so much to offer torture themselves with men who will not give back?
Marie Claire: Chasing men is more than a behavioral pattern — it's a mindset. Why do so many smart, successful women pursue men they know don't want the same things?
Eric Charles: Let's zoom out and look at society as a whole: "Chasers" believe happiness lies somewhere in the future — the payoff for getting whatever circumstance or person they're chasing. Once they decide on a fantasy, they hold their breath until they get it.
MC: What do you mean by "hold their breath"? EC: Chasers believe happiness is trapped in a box and only one circumstance can unlock it.3 Reasons Men Should NOT Chase Women 💯
They suffocate any possibility of being happy in the present, because they're convinced happiness lies outside themselves. It's completely insane and ineffective for getting the love you want.
You'll resent the man for not giving you the key to your happiness — as if it's his fault. You are not relating to him in the moment but rather treating him as an objective. MC: How does being chased make men feel? EC: I understand the chase can feel like a sincere and genuine pursuit of love. I know all sorts of chasers who say, "I just want him to love me!
This is so unfair; I can't believe men are like this. They suffocate happiness in pursuit of a fictitious happiness they think lies in the future, outside of themselves. As a result, they are hollow and starving for connection and relief.
MC: But what if you do get what you were chasing? EC: The temporary sugar-high isn't pure, true happiness. When you think things are going right you're filled with joy, and it's not from the experience itself. All those positive feelings are actually a very obvious feeling in disguise: tremendous but temporary relief. MC: Does the "thrill of the chase" apply to women the same way it does to men?As we all know, men are hunters by nature.
Understandably, you want answers. Where did all the exuberance go that was in the beginning of this relationship? When men seek after women, they seek for two reasons only. The first is that they are looking truly for their life-long partnerwhich is the other half of himself that completes him. In this particular case, they have no intentions whatsoever of building a long lasting relationship that is built completely on love, trust and commitment.
This is why in this case, that most women seem to find that love and commitment seems to elude them. They have come across a man, in the relationship that was only in for the complete thrill of it all, and for the joy ride. Even if that joy ride may last for several years. The first man, that is seeking for that heart-felt love and soul connectionis completely dead serious about the relationships.
He is ready to cross over into marital love and bliss with full-on commitment. The only thing that could possibly turn this man around — where he goes in the opposite direction is that he finds something in the relationship that has lost its value- or its luster. He now no longer feels that the chase lets correct that- the woman that he is chasing after is worth it any longer.
At this point he will throw in the towel. Free to subscribe to Bella Petite! Unfortunately, if the woman is crazy for the guy, really into this person, she will then pick up the falling towel, and try to speed with accuracy to the finish line. Women have a total set of other female strategies that work for this. So unfortunately what happens now is you have a woman that is chasing after a man.
The man now plays hard to get, and toys with the woman and her emotions and affections. When women love, they love hard and they love long. It takes a lot for a woman to retreat, especially when it comes to the emotions that have been formed in her heart. As complicated as this mouse and cat game sound, it definitely is not for the faint-hearted. If a man has truly lost interest in a woman, he simply diverts his attention, and moves on. His attention span will quickly look for someone else to chase after.
Most men do take the time for pursuable relationships. They immediately have a notion, whether or not this woman is going to be worth the chase. If the woman shows some interest, for the man — the sky is the limit in his attempts to pursue her.
He is not only driven by passion and desire, but also by an insatiable desire to win.