Nobody wants to plan a future with someone who doesn't have a future planned for themselves.
Cushioning Cushioning is having a back-up plan in case your current relationship fizzles.If you start over-thinking everything and only doing what you think you're supposed to do (or not do), the genuineness of your actions begins to fade and give way to a more robotic structure to your relationship. If you want someone to take you seriously, you need to let them know you take them seriously. A last minute text to join you out with your group of friends isn't a date.How can someone get to know the real you if you're manufacturing every step you take? A last minute text to "meet up" somewhere you're going to be, isn't exactly sending the message that you're willing to put in effort. Honestly, this is so cringe-worthy that I hate to even need to bring it up.If you want to attract a man who will appreciate your girl power, try making the first move.Guys who are intimidated by it aren’t worth your time, meaning you’ll have dodged a bullet.