Why girls should ask guys out on dates
If there's one thing most single women have in common, it's waiting. We wait guys to approach us. We wait for guys to text us. We wait for guys to ask us out. Even in the seemingly less complicated world of online dating, we're still waiting for guys to "wink" at us, message us, and basically, initiate any sort of human contact. It's exhausting!
What would happen if we decided to stop waiting around and started making the first move? Would it change anything? Well, according to the experts, it could actually change the entire dating game as we know it.
"OkCupid released some user research back in 2016 in which they found that women were 2.5x more likely to receive a reply than men when sending a first message," speaker and online dating consultant, Steve Dean, told me in an interview. Dean, along with several other dating pros I talked to, believe that the secret to a happy dating life is to stop waiting around for the man to take initiative. In fact, here are 10 reasons why you should ask him out first.