Are you also mature enough to handle the rejection that can come in a relationship? On the flip side, if you were the one having to do the breaking up, could you do it in a firm, but kind way?"Any time you open yourself to somebody, whether it's emotionally or physically, and then they reject you -- it's going to hurt," Gowen says. Don't base your readiness to date on what your friends are doing. "You have to share some common interests," Gowen says.He may be very attentive to you one day but ignore you the next.He will often do this to gauge just how interested you are in him, if at all.
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" Are you ready to handle the pressures of hanging out -- and possibly hooking up -- with someone?
You have met the most amazing person, and you totally NEED to go out with him/her. Do your parents even allow you to go out and "date?
He knows that you like him because you have just moved your eyes and possibly turned your body to the new location that he has moved to.
Guys will also test the girl to see if she likes him by ignoring her.