Before I got off of the phone with him I said, “Hold on. ” He explained, “Well, right now I’m dating this lady, but she’s only separated from her husband, so I want to see where it goes. His use of ambiguity put my heart in a vulnerable spot. Vague dates are an epidemic, but they can be stopped by honesty and clear boundaries.
Maybe once that is done we could date, but for the sake of definition, yes, I guess we better call ourselves ‘just friends,’ though I know there’s undeniably chemistry between us. Here are a few tips to help you navigate the spaces between dates and “hangouts.” Be intentional: Be present in the moment and try not to project too far into the future. Take into account that you are worth taking the time to get to know, and so is he.
” Me: “Sure.” And then he called and explained that he meant to text the girl he was dating.
So, if you've exchanged a couple flirtatious messages with a potential mate, established a basic foundation of things you have in common and are somewhat assured that it's worth testing the waters with a meet-up, take the plunge and ask her to hang out.
First meetings, especially those catalyzed on the Internet don’t have to be complicated, but there are a few caveats to heed prior to jumping in.
Now, it’s time to actually link up with “the one”—or one of the ones—beyond the digital realm and in reality.
It's always your best bet to take your Internet conversation into the real world as soon as possible before you establish a virtual rapport that can become awkward and stilted when it has to translate into face-to-face.
Cougar Hangout is a brand new site that is doing a great job at attracting new members and with some time and patience it may even become one of the best.