You meet a cute new potential member of your dah. Maybe a few days go by and you don’t hear from him. Or maybe you two have been testing the waters with some introductory emails and texts. Or maybe you’ve even hung out, or hooked up, or told your parents to start planning the wedding.
Regardless of the circumstance, the question often remains: should you friend request him on Facebook?
Many – many, many, many – of you have asked me this question, and variations of this question, over the past year. Committed to giving you the right answer, I finally went straight to the source! No, not to Mark Zuckerberg. He sucks. Even better – I asked some real, live, socially acceptable guys what they thought! And then I wrote about all of it in this week’s Huffington Post article.
Let this be a lesson to us all.
To Friend Request, Or Not To Friend Request?
Jess is the co-creator of Dating & Hookup, alongside her childhood best friend Becky Lynch, and is the author of the book - yep! - Dating & Hookup. She never tires of hearing your post-dating stories. She wants you to enjoy your love life, and is full of advice on how to do so.
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