How to get a guys number without being awkward
When we first met on a beach seven years ago, I was living outside of Philadelphia and he was living in Boston. He did. We went to a Red Sox game, and that was my last first date. Tricky, right?SEE VIDEO BY TOPIC: 3 Playful Flirting Secrets Men Can’t Resist (+FREE Gift) (Matthew Hussey, Get The Guy)
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We all dread that moment when someone asks for your number , and you don't want to give it to them. Do I have an exit plan? Yeah, bottom line, it's a lot of strategizing in a short amount of time. No, that doesn't make you "stuck up" or "rude," it just makes you an autonomous human being who gets to decide who does and does not have contact with you.
While it's not exactly fair to put it mildly that you have to spend so much time and effort on politely declining someone who may or may not take it well, I am happy to help ease the burden a bit by offering six strategies for saying no to someone asking for your number.
Here's the deal: This is actually the best answer and the one most people appreciate. It's short, sweet, and crystal clear. If you are in a situation where it feels safe to use this type of response, go ahead and just keep it real.
So I have to say no. The reason this answer works is that it's not an outright rejection of them — it turns the situation back on yourself. And it's not a lie, you're not in a good place to date But you can leave that last part out. I had a really bad experience in the past. Sadly, it's might be true for you. Most of us have had the experience of giving out our number to someone, only to regret it when they acted like a jerk in one of a million different ways.
Also, most people understand the concept of stranger danger, and in an increasingly woke era, they hopefully will likely not be that surprised you have this policy.
I don't actually give out my number anymore, but I would be happy to take yours. It's not an outright no, but you're still protecting your privacy. As strange as it may seem, sometimes, something as simple as keeping your tone and language really casual is enough to defuse a bruised ego. It's friendly, disarming, and still really direct. This is the Hail Mary rejection line that should be saved for situations where you feel unsafe or when they are not taking no for an answer.
Sign up for a Google Voice account and reserve it for scenarios like this. The reason this is better than giving out a fake number or a rejection hotline number is that, if they decide to test it while you are still there, it will ring to your phone.
However, after the fact, it's very easy to block them. Plus, it maintains your privacy because people can discover a shocking amount of your personal information simply with your actual phone number.
It's never fun to get shot down, but at least this way, you'll be saving this person from as much embarrassment as possible, while still keeping yourself and your privacy safe. By Rachel Shatto. The Direct Approach. About Contact Newsletter Terms Privacy.
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Some people have no trouble getting to know others. You might even have a friend like that. But not everyone has such an easy time connecting with new people. When trying to find out more about a new acquaintance, you might be tempted to run through a long list of questions.
40 Flirtatious Ways To Ask Him For His Phone Number (And Actually Get It)
One of our favorite hangouts is the diner right by our high school , and one night we had a waiter who was kind of cute and super funny! After joking with him the whole meal, we took a chance and asked him to write something in our notebook. We were expecting some cheesy joke, but instead got his name and number! I was instantly attracted to one of them, and added him on Facebook a few days later, and he posted a status that he had a new phone and he asked people to text him their number. I knew this was my perfect opportunity to be funny but cute! He sent me his number the same day and said he loved my sense of humor! He was playing with his phone, and I wasn't sure if he was nervous or disinterested. I touched his hand and asked him if I could program my number in his phone so we could schedule a date. He texted me the next day!
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