A better rule: If you've met a guy at a party and are having a great chat, there's no reason you can't say something like, "I'd love to keep this conversation going. " To summon the courage, remember two things: One, a guy who might be scared off by your "forwardness" isn't worth your time anyway.
And two, "men are as afraid of rejection as you are," says Dr. "A guy who's interested will be relieved that the burden's not on him this time." Photo: i Stockphoto3.
Lewandowski, whether that takes a week, a month or more.
If he's expecting you to move faster, ditch the pressure—and possibly him.
Not to mention that you may not want to be beholden to him either.