He will purposely leave you idling in the gray area as long as you are content to stay there so he feels safe in the knowledge that he always has a “standby” if and when the need arises. A man who doesn’t love you and doesn’t really want to be with you will drift in and out of your life on his own accord and his own timetable.
It makes me sad that so many wonderfully deserving and quality women out there are in situations or relationships where they even feel they have to ask this question. From readers, from friends, across social media, and Lord knows I’ve heard the same cry from my own heart at least a dozen times: “How do I know if he really loves me and wants to be with me?
Try to keep what you have to say short and concise. If this date goes well, there will be lots more opportunities to share your stories in the future.
Don’t be scared of pauses and help mix up the conversation by asking your date questions.
If your date does bring up the subject, try to keep answers short (without appearing suspicious).
Reassure her that your past is history and that you want to spend your time getting to know her instead. Turn off your phone There’s nothing more annoying than phones ringing whilst trying to spend quality time out with friends, and it’s just as irritating on a date. Yes, in films they always leave it a couple of days to contact each other, but this is 2016.