It doesn’t matter whether a guy or a girl says “it’s a date” or “let’s hang out” over the phone while asking you to spend time together.*But, of course, it would make it easier if they did say it straight out!However, researchers have found this method to be much less common among young adults today.“In [a] national survey, only 37 percent of the respondents said they had been on more than six dates of this kind, and a third said they had been asked on two dates or fewer” (Glenn & Marquart, 2001, p. Twenty years ago, if a young lady asked a young man on a date is was thought to be inappropriate.On the other hand, if he says he just wants to hang out as friends, he could still have feelings for you.So trying to decode the words a guy or a girl uses to ask you out isn’t really going to be very helpful.
If you individually asked members in a group to define its meaning, it wouldn’t be surprising to receive a variety of answers.
Luckily, we don't have to choose between hanging out and being single forever.
Here are five tricks for introducing clarity and magically turning a hangout into something more like a date.
Does dinner between two people who want to get to know each other even have a anymore?
He says that, in the past, he's dated girls who are just as confused.