Or worse, to come prepared for a romantic evening only to realise that your date had completely misread your intentions.Here’s how to tell whether you’re on a date or whether you’re just hanging out.
[Read: 18 signs to decode a guy’s body language and know if he likes you] And to make things worse, most guys and girls don’t ask their date out on a date *if they really like the person*.
To most people in love, the thought of confessing their love is really painful and worrisome, especially if they have a huge crush on them and they don’t want to blow their chances.
“For now, if I like a girl and I choose to spend the day or night with her I consider it a date.” In a case like Charlie’s, it doesn’t hurt to inquire about their motives and expectations to make sure you’re both on the same page.
Carly, a sophomore at the University of Michigan, believes in a situation like the one Charlie presented, it needs to be established as a date because she feels if it's left unclear, it’s considered just hanging out.
But if you are invited over to someone’s place to hang out and don’t leave or do anything, that’s a non-date. It could turn into a date if both people want it to turn into a date, but it’s not presumed.