Rules when dating a friend
That way, you know he's into you." —Cari, 22, East Brunswick, NJwhen to use it: This rule sounds old-fashioned, but most of the time, it just works.It's basic guy nature to want to feel like he worked hard to get you. If he doesn't make that effort, then you know he's not worth yours! Then text him something casual to open the door to being more than friends.bottom line: Rules are guides to help you in the dating game—but don't over-strategize.
"Even if you hit it off, let him be the one to text or My Space you first.
when to break it: If you can tell he's definitely into you, then let him know you're into him too.
If you pretend to be uninterested for too long, he'll only be confused about why you're holding back, and then he'll hold way back! "If you really like a guy, it shouldn't matter what everyone else thinks. " —Kalehua, 17, Kamuela, HIwhen to use it: If the guy you like is a little dorky or too jock-y for your friends but he's sweet to you, then don't pay attention if your friends aren't into him.
My roommates in college would always give me grief after seeing the Facebook invite list to any of our parties.
“This is the most random group of people ever,” they would joke.
For the most part, those parties don’t mingle all too often.