When She Said We Were On a Date, Does That Imply She’s Interested?

Dr. Wendy Walsh
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Reader Question:

I met this girl last summer at the fast food restaurant I was working at. Last week I asked her if she didn’t have anything for Valentine’s Day planned. She asked me if it was a date, and I said, “Would you like for it to be a date?” She replied with a “Sure :)”

We walked around for a bit and were having almost nonstop conversations. I pulled out a bouquet of roses and presented them to her. She said she had never received roses and gave me a big warm hug. After dinner, we talked and I gave her some hugs and a kiss on the cheek. Throughout the day, she kept saying I was a really nice and sweet guy.

Does it seem it might go somewhere? When she said we were going out on a date, does that imply she’s slightly interested in me?

-Joseph (Texas)

Dr. Wendy Walsh’s Answer:

Oh Joseph, you sweet, inexperienced knucklehead. Either she’s interested or you have imagined all the clear signs she gave you.

Here’s my advice:

Move slowly. Don’t scare her off with too much attention too soon. Use the phone instead of text. And definitely practice really slow love when it comes to sexual contact.

Too much too soon will really fizzle things. Good luck!

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