Joeyphx444 saidOK but I've gotten things like, "I've been real busy busy but let me check my schedule this week for week, blah blah blah" then they never get back to me unless I contact them again
I think, if I were the busy one, I'd say something like, "I am real busy but I'd like to meet you. Let's plan something in advance so it's easier to work in." I guess planning well in advance is better for some than others
Also, if I were the busy one, I'd offer the best date in time since I am working it into my schedule differently than the other person. I, as the non-busy person, always like to have the busy one pick the time and date to meet since what I suggest is usually a time they are busy or something lol
I hear ya.
Yep, the more organised minded will suggest a date in advance (if they have a standard work/commitment pattern). That is the best remedy.
If you've tried a few times and they can't stick to a date, or pick one. Keep it moving re meeting up imo.
However, I know from personal experience of being on the other side lately that sometimes you might not know when you will next be free/energised enough to meet up at any given point. Although, I don't forget, I simply keep a mental note to arrange something with 'x' the next time i'm able (and hope they are too).
Personally, I am trying to be a lot more organised and structured re socialising now though, which I never really had to do too much before. If I didn't do this now, gawwd knows when i'll next catch up with the people who I do actually want to meet up with (but who may get the wrong idea that i'm simply blowing them off)!
If you feel the person is possibly worth the effort, don't give up at the first hurdle. Hang in there until and unless you know it is no longer possibly conducive to a positive outcome