It’s nice when a guy likes me, but not so much that he won’t leave me alone.
But one final word of caution: Don’t mess with our heads, or give us room to think you are. The right type of woman will like you a whole lot for it.
But as Evan rightly says he may not be that into you. It’s a case of playing the percentages (not romantic I know but then not everyone locks eyes on their future partnet passing each other on an escalator in the Paris Metro and then bump into each other in a coffee shop hours later).
You may well break as many hearts as they break yours.
But we will almost certainly tell how we felt about the date through non-verbal cues, which will eventually reveal the magical post-date-call timetable you seek. If those answers leave you unsure, she’s probably unsure too. Wait a couple days (not ) or so to really reach out again.
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Twenty-four hours later, those heartstrings are being twanged by demons – because your date hasn’t called you, and you haven’t called them, and you don’t know what to do about it.
We asked real daters, with real phones, how they decide when to call. I texted my current boyfriend about half an hour after we said goodbye outside the pub on our first date.
The first few minutes after a great first date are heaven.
Your heartstrings feel like they’re being plucked by angels.
[Read: Best places to go on a first date] You may be holding your phone and wishing you could speak to her.
But at the same time, you may have heard the old dating rule, wait two days before calling.