Because physical intimacy comes before emotional intimacy when hooking up, it can be difficult to interpret communication. You may be discussing something personal with someone you don’t really know very well. Here are 30 common phrases to help you navigate these murky waters. If this reminds you of the guy you’re interested in, it’s time to jump ship.
22. I’m sorry you got mad.
You’re ridiculous, I didn’t do anything wrong. I’ll say this so you stop harassing me.
23. I really don’t want to get into it with you right now.
There is no reason for me to explain what I’m thinking or how I feel. I’d rather go to sleep.
24. Who was that texting you just now?
Who’s trying to pee in my territory?
25. Why are you asking me if I just want to be friends?
We are friends, that’s all we are!
26. You’re a fun girl.
Because you have sex, sex, sex.
27. My friends think you’re cool.
You’ve cleared the first hurdle. 99 to go.
28. I don’t really do long-distance relationships.
Unless they’re open.
29. I thought we might do something different tonight.
Like in that Jenna Jameson flick I’ve been watching. Are you down for anal?
30. Are we cool?
Do you agree not to make a scene and talk shit about me even though I’m totally screwing you over?
If you’re already fluent at Hookup, you know that uncomfortable feeling you get that something just isn’t right when a guy says these things to you. That’s your brain kicking in as your own relationship coach. Listen to her!
What did I leave out?
P.S. Next time I’ll give the guys some linguistic help.