"Please don't assume we're going to the nicest restaurant in the city because I won't take you there.I'll take you to a dive bar with amazing burgers to see how you react."If they're not different, you have a guy that's not really planning."Once you're armed with this information, Steve says you can decide whether you want to attach yourself to his plan and take the relationship to the next level. "He's going to tell you all of this stuff."Once you have the answer to the fourth question, immediately ask the last one on Steve's list.Family, friends, God…find out if these bonds are strong. In most cases, how a man feels about you will be very different from what he thinks of you.All she needs to do to maintain my interest is…be awesome. It's hard to get the sense that I'm getting to know someone when I'm tasked with doing all the talking.
If she literally can't keep his name out of her mouth for a couple of hours, it makes me feel like she's clearly not over past issues.Things are new and you aren't familiar with what the other likes yet. Opt for something that gives you both an easy out, like lunch or a drink.Until you've had time to communicate about that stuff, it's impossible to weigh them against your former boyfriend of three years." —Greg B. If you guys have a great time, you're both left wanting more." —Greg G." title="" src="data:image/gif;base64, R0l GODlh AQABAIAAAAAAAP///y H5BAEAAAAALAAAAAABAAEAAAIBRAA7" data-src="https://hips.hearstapps.com/cos.h-cdn.co/assets/cm/14/25/539fc09300903_-_cos-10-couple-playing-ping-pong-de-mscn.jpg?It shows me that she's genuinely interested in spending time with me as opposed to wanting to be wined and dined regardless of who she's with." —Nate N."If the guy doesn't say something and take the check off the table to pay, it's probably fair to assume that you're going Dutch.There are different reasons that a guy might not pick up the tab (some that might not have anything to do with you), but if you're into him, avoid looking too disappointed.