At some point, someone has to ask the other person out. But asking someone out is really terrifying, so he’s probably only going to do it if he’s absolutely, positively, beyond a doubt sure that there’s a good chance you’ll say yes. This is why it’s essential that you make it pretty clear to the guy you’re flirting with that you’re receptive to the idea of his asking for your number or inviting you to hang out.
might not be able to pull the trigger (or he might be completely clueless as to your interest in him.) In hat case, take matters into your own hands and ask him out yourself. But if after two weeks of flirt-texting you’re frustrated that it’s leading nowhere, take the bull by the horns and invite him to hang out with you.
That way, if you happen to meet someone, you can just say, truthfully, “I have an extra ticket to ____ next week. ” And keeping on top of events and activities in your area is great conversation fodder that can easily be transitioned into an invitation. I’ve been reading about these ghost tours in the East Village that seem insane…”) Still unsure as to whether you should ask him out?
Online or offline, traditional courtship in which the man pursues the woman is still the norm for today’s blossoming relationships. If they are, how can a woman be proactive with a guy she’s into without making the first move?
And while the question maybe isn't a rhetorical one, it's rare that the asker doesn't already know the answer. Who was he with at the "dinner thing" he had last weekend?
It's really more of a test of the current cultural barometer than anything else, and the best I can offer on this one is—short answer, no, long answer, no but…Where did he go till 2 A. If you never seem to know where he is or who he's with, here's the likely answer: another woman.
"Men find it refreshing when a female asks them out," Says Rhonda Findling, psychotherapist and author of The Dating Cure.
There’s a sneaky way to ask a guy out by actually throwing the ball back in his court, and it’s this: Simply him to invite you to go out.
Say: “Let me know if you want to grab a bit sometime.” That way, you’re suggesting the date, but he’s the one who will actually have to ask you out…by “letting you know” that, yes, he does want to grab a bit.
Hmmm, does that sound like the kind of confident man you want to spend time with?
I hope you just said, “No."Let’s say you still don’t believe me.