When your date wants to spend time with you alone instead of calling in backup for a group date, says Santos, it likely means that he's comfortable around you and wants to spend more time getting to know you.
"One tactic to combat a boring date," he says, "is calling in 'reinforcement' friends" as social buffers.
So if he calls to say he’s going away on a business trip for a few days but would like to see you before he goes, wants to talk while he’s away, or is intent on making plans once he returns, all signs point to the fact that he’s honestly into you.
Yeah, it sucks – but it can also stop you from continuing to put yourself in a position where you’re only going to get hurt.
I’ve been there, and I know most of you have based on the comments and e-mails we receive.
When a guy really likes you, it’s usually pretty obvious. The uncertainty usually runs rampant if a guy seems to fall somewhere in between.
And while you’re on this topsy-turvy ride, all you want to know is does this guy like me or not?!