Yes, some guys hang back using the three day rule and do need a little encouragement from the woman. A Little Encouragement Can Make a Difference Sadly, I will say many women are demanding and don’t give most men a chance.
He did make a second date at the end of the first, but waited 4-5 days to call.
When it comes to outdated courtship decrees, the three-day rule is probably the worst.
So, you go out with a great guy, you both have an amazing time, you're clearly really into each other, but then you're both supposed to wait at least three agonizing days to contact each other again?
That’s the message he probably got even if that’s not what you intended.
While I agree with women when they complain about men who text too much or never call, you were just getting started. As a dating coach, I hear this from male clients – women won’t give them an inch or any positive feedback.