In the book, the author says that if a guy wants you he will do everything he can to make it happen. Is this always the case? Are there ever exceptions to the rule? Is the excuse "just got out of a relationship" or "he's shy" or "he's got a lot going on his life" ever actually valid or is it always the same rule; if he likes you, he will let you know?
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"if a guy wants you he will do everything he can to make it happen"
It's kind of a trick question. What does "everything he can" mean? The implication is that somehow he'll make it work. The implication is that if he does NOT make it work then it means he doesn't really want her. That's not even close to being true.
Why does GaG exist? Why do guys ask questions about how to get a girl? Why do they ask what they are doing wrong? Why do they ask all the other relationship questions? It's because they don't know how. Whatever they've been doing isn't working. If it was as simple as the author implies there would be no need for them to come on GaG and ask questions.
Again, what does "everything he can" mean? You can say to a super shy guy "just go ask her out". Simple, right? He has a mouth. He knows how to speak. He is capable of forming the words. But "can" he? Can he get past his extreme shyness and ask her out? A psychological barrier can be just as strong as being a true mute.
I'm not sure what the larger context of the author's statement is. But the bottom line is that just because a guy hasn't done it does NOT mean he doesn't want to. Not even close.1