February 29, 2012 • 6:00 am
Sadly, we’d all be waiting a long time if we expected our friends to introduce us to our perfect match.
The best way to meet someone is when you least expect it. You may be out and about, wandering around, and unexpectedly strike up a conversation with a cute someone. You both engage in verbal banter that flows easily and comfortably. You want to keep talking but you are on your way somewhere else.
If you’re unattached, tell him you wish you could keep talking and it would be great to meet for coffee sometime. Would his girlfriend mind that? If he laughs and says he does not have a girlfriend, give him your number! If you want to play it safe, tell him to look up your username on Tingle so you can quickly find out more about each other. You can then talk & text with the ‘block’ button as a safety. Plus you’ll have some cute photos at your fingertips to remind you what he looks like.
The start of a relationship is very important. You’re both feeling each other out, observing the other and letting them see parts of you until they get a clear picture of your personality, values and beliefs. You don’t want to hand yourself over to them on a silver platter, but you have to communicate enough so they can get to know you - and have fun in each other’s company, one step at a time, not jumping into the future!
Most importantly, try to create experiences that will build a shared history together. This will bring people together whether they’re in a brand new or established relationship. So, whether it’s shark diving or any 1-on-1 date where your boundaries are challenged, go for it!
Tingle is a free dating app for your iPhone. If you get your single friends to sign up this month and use promo code JILLIAN you’ll be entered to win a $200 Visa gift card! But the lucky winner will be drawn at midnight on February 29, so hurry!
Practice what you’ll say to a cute guy next time, and let us know what happens.
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