Signs Your Partner is Pocketing You

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Pocketing occurs when your partner keeps you hidden from their friends, family, and social circles. It can be a sign of dishonesty and may indicate that your relationship lacks commitment or legitimacy. Here are some signs to watch out for:

Introduction

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Your partner avoids introducing you to their friends, family, or acquaintances, and they make excuses to keep you away from their social gatherings or events.

Limited Social Interaction

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They exhibit secretive behavior, such as hiding their phone or social media activity, and they are reluctant to share details about their personal life or daily activities with you.

Secretive Behavior

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Your partner shows little to no affection in public settings, avoiding physical contact or acts of intimacy that would indicate a romantic relationship.

Lack of Public Affection

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They avoid discussing future plans together, such as vacations, holidays, or long-term goals, and they seem hesitant to commit to any form of future commitment or partnership.

No Future Plans

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Your partner frequently cancels plans or avoids spending time with you, claiming to be busy or unavailable, and they prioritize other activities or relationships over your time together.

Limited Availability

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They frequently disappear or go MIA without providing a valid explanation for their whereabouts or activities, leaving you feeling uncertain and insecure about the status of your relationship.

Unexplained Absences

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Your partner sends mixed signals about their feelings for you, oscillating between moments of affection and intimacy and periods of distance or emotional detachment.

Mixed Signals

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They avoid defining the relationship or labeling it as exclusive, preferring to keep things ambiguous and open-ended to avoid commitment or accountability.

Refusal to Define the Relationship

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Your partner may gaslight or manipulate you into doubting your instincts or questioning your concerns about the relationship, making it difficult for you to address your suspicions or seek clarity.

Gaslighting or Manipulation

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Close the first date on a positive and confident note by expressing gratitude for the enjoyable time spent together and expressing interest in seeing your date again

Thank You!

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