Dating needy people
Neediness does work in short term relationships and at the beginning of long relationships.
And that doesn't bode well for navigating the challenges of long-term relationships once things get real: "Cinderfellas are too broken to maintain intimacy on a long-term basis, so they don't make very good partners, at least not in their current emotionally needy state."Too much neediness can destroy relationships. Nerdlove refers to neediness as "the anti-sex equation." When someone is overly clingy and demanding of your emotional energy, you lose the natural desire to pursue them—to crave them—that a little healthy distance creates (think: Shoshanna and Ray on The bigger issue with neediness is this: "When is it love and when is it filling a void? First, see if he's able to respect your "me time" away from him.A person who is lonely enough or dejected enough will be attracted to any man who shows interest in her.The longer she has felt dejected and alone, the longer she will put up with mistreatment.It may just be that this guy is ready for a lasting and committed relationship and you are his ideal.Needy people receive unkind words, behavior that say's "your not so important to me,"and less and less affection as their relationship goes on.