Never let the truth get in the way of a good story.
How to create a narrative 101.
Probably a “fair bit” of post-hoc rationalization on their part rather than naïveté...
Neither is optimal. He should have just said “it’s over” and walked away. No explanation, no excuses, no mind games or revenge sex. That’s all wasted time and effort better put to use finding a better woman.
That’s because your asking them the wrong types of question.
Except this is too logical. The feminists who stirred up a moral panic when this sexbot issue was brought up a few years ago presented a FEELZ argument, something like:
Good for you! Sounds like you’ve got things sorted out but definitely work on one part