Dating video freakout
Her take: “I went out with a guy I met online who seemed really sweet and charming. A few days later, he texts me to say that he isn't looking for a girlfriend—just casual sex.I felt cheated and hurt.” -Andrea C., 31Expert take: Even if a guy doesn’t say straight out in his profile that he’s only looking for hook-ups, some will offer hints.No, I didn't have some sort of weird stomach condition (OK, if we're being technical, I actually lactose intolerant, but that's beside the point here). But then, on the flip side, there's the possibility that he's a murderer or a rapist or both, which, you know, is also pretty nerve-wracking. But at this point in my life, I have finally gone on enough first dates where the thought of them doesn't make me want to puke my brains out. You are about to be trapped with this virtual stranger with no option but to get to know each other.
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Those who use phrases similar to “hoping to be friends first” are usually looking for fun rather than commitment, says Laurie Davis, founder and CEO of e Flirt Expert, and author of You can also weed out the casual sex seekers by looking at the context around your planned date: Is he willing to set up a date for a week or so later?
Meet for coffee or in a place where you can hear each other talk?
If the date feels like a hook-up, that’s probably what he’s seeking.
To be sure you don’t give the wrong impression, “set a date for the future, and make it the right time of day and place so the intention of getting to know each other is there in the beginning,” recommends Ian Kerner, Ph.