Just remember that the worst result is for him not to return those feelings. READ MORE: Take the fear out of initiating by learning how to write the perfect first message On a similar note, many single women use their inactivity as a shield that can easily be misinterpreted as disinterest.
If he chooses to express his disinterest in an insensitive manner, then he’s not someone you want to be with anyway. Defence mechanisms run rampant in the dating world, and rare is the occasion they help move one’s love life in a positive direction.
Consider doing the same: The following is a random sampling of questions I might ask.
(Obviously smile, ladies; a quick .012 second half-smirk will not cut it!
) If you’ve been talking to a man in a friendly context but are interested in taking it further and sensed he may feel the same way, get a little flirtatious and see how he responds.
If you’ve felt that your love life has been pretty quiet the past few months, can you think of at least five instances in the past five months where you could have struck up a conversation with a guy but didn’t?
Or suggested meeting up with a man you’ve been texting with in a friendly context for weeks on end?
Reflect on those missed opportunities and imagine what would have ensued had you commented on the horrible in-flight movie to the cute guy next to you on the plane.