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Dear Dish-it: Why Didn't He Call?

Dear Dish-it,


I like this guy and I asked him to go skating with me and asked him to call me after he asked his parents but … he never called! I don’t know what to think. Help!


confused


Dear confused,


Sorry to hear about your confusing situation. Boys sure can be really tough to figure out sometimes. But before you do anything drastic, here are a few things to think about – I hope they will help you out.


Second Look

Obviously you like this guy, but you should take a second look at what he’s done in the past and see if you can figure out his feelings for you. If he knows you’re interested but isn’t really crushing back, he might be giving you a little space and distance so that you don’t get the wrong idea. If that’s the case, it’s best just to let it go and move onto a new crush!


Yup, He’s Into Me

After taking a second look, if it still seems pretty obvious that he’s into you, too, then it’s time to make another move. He may not have called you back because he was nervous, or because something came up at home. If you really like him and want to try to reach out to him again, forget about the phone call and talk to him in person to see how he reacts.


Nope, He Doesn’t Like Me Back

No biggie if you realize he probably didn’t like you in the same way in the first place, and that’s why he never called you back. There are plenty of guys out there to crush on, flirt with, call up and go skating with – just realize that it’s time to move on to something – and someone – new!


Sound Off

Have you ever called a guy and never heard back from him? How did you feel and what did you do? Have your say by leaving a comment below this story!


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bffeaea
bffeaea posted in Friends:
I don't know you and I'm not exactly sure how you act, but being friendly is definitely the way to go. Don't change yourself for ANYBODY. Especially someone who you don't need to impress. Speaking of impressing, don't try, do. If you are telling a story and that happens to impress them than that's great! But don't go out of your way to try to make yourself look awesome because I'm sure you already are. Be yourself. But the most important thug now you can do is not try to make a million friends. Because personally I would rather have one AWESOME friend than a million ok friends. I hope this helped. :)
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HoneyHamstern
HoneyHamstern posted in Friends:
Be yourself and most important of all, be kind. You will get great friends by doing so. Being popular doesn't always mean being nice; sometimes people tend to be rude and bossy to be "popular" and that isn't good. But if you participate or even start a group at school, at the library or somewhere important in the community (community service like the Rotary Club is a good way to start for kids and teens) can be a great way to meet friends and share your happiness.
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esthery27
"f3rr3tgal" wrote:dear dish-it,        I absolutely love my family but... my dad has these headaches  where if they are really bad i can not say anything right he will get really mad. i don't know what to do i really hate being yelled at by my  dad and i love him soo much !!!! what do i do?  [s:sm3/1jvp]                                                       thanks,                                                            f3rr3tgal Tell him that you love him and you understand he's suffering but you really don't like it when he yells at you. You can write a note or a card to him. I'm sure he'll understand. And of course if needed see a doctor so that he'll know what to do to deal with those headaches.
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esthery27
esthery27 posted in Friends:
You won't want to be, it's exhausting. Just be happy the way you are and don't care about what others think or say about you.
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GiddyUpGecko
GiddyUpGecko posted in Friends:
What if you just aren't populr, and you want to be???  :(
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