They tell us to keep it interesting by playing hard to get. It is a constant exhausting game to play. But many have gotten really good at this game that after such a long time they don't realize they do it like second nature. We are constantly pressuring ourselves to reach perfection, and we forget that it's more beautiful to be imperfect. It's not the people telling us to play these games, but ourselves. We convince ourselves to play hard to get and appear perfect. That's the only way to get and keep his attention, this is what we tell ourselves as we sometimes pretend to be something we are not. This poisons the heart, and you grow detached from your true self. But playing hard to get is how we protect ourselves from being hurt, we strive for control. You play hard to get but you give a little here and there. Have you ever played hard to get?