This sounds familiar. You hang out with a good friend of yours. You have a couple of drinks over some interesting conversation. He’s cute and fun to be with. You’re having fun with him. But there’s a little voice that’s saying, “Take it easy! He’s just a friend!”
Suddenly, you’re confused. Are you out on a date with him? Or are you just wishing and hoping you are because he’s cute. How many times have you been in this kind of scenario?
Finally, you don’t need to get confused. Check out the list of signs Jenna Birch has put together. From there, you’ll know if it’s a date or not.
He’s Dressed Impeccably Well
He’s been your friend for the longest time. You’ve seen him dressed. And you’ve certainly seen him in his worse. But suddenly you meet you with him. He’s dressed and he looks really good. Smells really good too. You know he made an effort to dress up for the evening. Given that scenario, you’re definitely out on a date with him.
He’s Giving You His Full Attention
Suddenly, you feel like you’re the only woman in the room. He’s giving you his 100 percent attention. He’s not checking out other women. His eyes are on you…only you!
He’s Complimenting You
OMG! All of a sudden, he’s complimenting you. He’s telling you how amazing you look. Then you realize this. He has actually taken some time to look at you. This has never happened before. He has never looked at you enough to compliment you. But now, he is. He’s complimenting you to slowly move out of the friend zone. Given that scenario, it’s clear you’re out on a date with him.
The Date’s On Him
He’s paying for your drinks. And you didn’t force him to. Wow! What a change from the miser that he was!
He’s Very Specific
Has he been planning the date for days? Or did he just call you up and say, “You want to go out…now? “ You have think back. How did he ask you out?
You need to be sure you weren’t just a second choice. You know this for a fact. Some guys rely on their female friends if they can’t find a date. So probably you’re just thinking that.
But expect it to be a date if it has the following components. It has a day, time, and venue. Yes, he had gone through the trouble of planning a special time with you. In that case, you’re definitely in for a date!
It’s Just The Two of You
You’ve been friends for the longest time. He calls you up and asks you out. You’re thinking, why not?
So you go out with him. Then all of a sudden you wonder. Why is it just the two of you? Where are the other guys?
Now don’t go thinking it’s a date already. There’s a big chance that it is. But don’t jump to a conclusion. At least, not just yet. You need to assess your conversations. Is he mentioning another girl’s name? If he is, then it’s not a date. It’s just one of those.
Here’s another side of the coin. Are your conversations limited to just the two of you? Is he trying to get to know you more? Is he so in to you that you feel so special? If he is, then you’re on a date!
Going out with a guy friend can be confusing at times. You don’t want to be too presumptuous. At the same time, you can’t help but wonder. Is he dating you? Or is he just hanging out with? If you still can’t tell, it won’t hurt to just ask him. So go ahead. Ask him, “Is this a date? “