Couple sexmate - When to ask are we dating

If you've been down this road before, you know that it's seldom successful.

Not only that, but we feel as if the act of blatantly asking out a man will cause us to appear desperate and send the wrong message.

However, there are ways to take action without foregoing your feminine energy.

More than 1 in 4 men told us they expected to be asked out, suggesting women could be having more dates (and probably better ones!

), if only they were more daring and starting asking more.

, encourages daters to have the "what are we" talk only if the mutual actions and words have shown you both are on the same page, and you just "want to solidify it with verbal agreement." "If you're not already spending a great deal of consistent time together," April Beyer, CEO of a personal matchmaking and relationship consulting firm Beyer & Company, says, "Then most likely there is no 'we.'" Ruskin advises daters to begin this often awkward conversation by acknowledging and joking about that awkwardness.