This long-debated argument has been discussed and dissected since cavemen had iPhones. When do you call/text a person after you just saw them? You have sites like Txtwar, which "strategically" tell you the best time to contact someone -- all based on different factors like physical appearance and how much you like the person -- but there's no accurate blanket statement for everyone.
Here's a thought: feel it out and be cool. If the person seems as into you as you are them, then why hold back? Text them and tell them you want to see them again. If they seem especially enthusiastic and keep texting you, keep texting them. If they give short answers with lots of punctuation, maybe they aren't into chit-chat, so leave them alone. Just play it by ear.
Continue seeing them on a regular basis
You're regularly seeing someone on a regular basis and it seems to be going well... great, you've successfully managed to complete some vital hurdles in a relationship without even swiping once. Now, here's where you have to really put in some work... continue seeing them.
It sounds crazy and there might be some hiccups along the way, but you have no idea how conducive to a relationship regularly seeing someone can be.
Retain some chill
This is probably the second-hardest part of this whole dating scene: retaining chill. Jealousy is a valid feeling that plenty of people can't help, but that doesn't mean you have to let it take over.
Instead of blowing a fuse every time she's out late with her friends, try something fun like reading a goddamn book and having your own life.
Figure out what the relationship is
Don't ghost, don't be a "fuccboi," try to avoid a one-sided open relationship, and don't fret commitment. Let it unfold naturally, but make sure you're both on the same page. How do you ensure this? Try talking to your significant other and ask if they feel the same way you do... literally a child could do it.
Get married, have kids, live until you die
Of course, there are plenty of things that happen in between all those major events... but yeah, that's kind of the gist of it.
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Jeremy Glass is a writer for Thrillist and used this specialized method to meet his current beau.