And any hints of serious commitment could frighten him—or anyone: Wouldn’t you be wary if a guy sent you this text after date No. Not only does this message scream, “I’m really serious about you!

”, there’s really no way for the guy to say no without starting a fight, Blews adds. Trip.” Guilting a guy into anything is the best way to get used and abused, because you’re telling him you’re desperate, he adds. ” If he likes you, that's enough to get him to reach back out, Blews says.

Send this instead: “My parents are in town Saturday, so I may not be able to hang out.” If he shows any interest in their visit, you could mention that he’s welcome to join the three of you for dinner, but leave it at that, Blews recommends. If he doesn't reply, then you can send this exact same text a few days later, but only once more.

“If he values you, he will be keen to make a good impression on your parents, and that's the guy you want them to meet.”3. If you still don’t hear from him, let go and move on.4.

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