32 Things You Can Say To Guys That Ask For Your Number Instead Of 'No'
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If you've been with me and my articles for a while, then I'm sure you've noticed a trend of calling out creepy guys for what they are—creepy. No, I'm not a man-hater. I just don't take well to guys I'm not interested in or don't know coming up to me to ask for my number. Am I too mean at times? Probably, but I prefer to think of it as being direct. I'll flat out tell a guy no, usually. But some days, I'm feeling more creative than that.

Here are a few ways you can tell a guy no when he asks for your number:

1. "I'm 15."

2. Just eat a lemon. Look them in the eyes and eat a freakin' lemon.

Proven by my friend Alex to ward off the unwanted.

3. Shout "stranger danger!" at the top of your lungs.

4. "I'm deaf."

Shout it at him so he really gets the idea.

5. "No hablo Ingles."

6. "I don't ethically support men asking women for their numbers. Or dating. Or men."

7. "What's your zodiac sign? I need to make sure we're compatible first."

8. "I have HPV."

Or any other STD will do.

9. "The judge says I can't have my phone until the charges are dropped against me for reckless endangerment of others."

10.  "Oh my god, YES! I need a new gay best friend! You're gay, right?"

12.  "I'm saving myself for Chris Evans."

13.  "Mercury is in retrograde and I just can't make any big decisions right now."

14.  "Sorry, my mom said I can't."

15.  "I'm wearing a chastity belt that only my parents and God have the key to."

16.  "I'm on the run from the police for suspected murder of my ex."

17.  "My horoscope advised me against doing anything reckless."

18.  "I'm actually in an arranged marriage with my cousin. We like to keep it in the family."

Kill that mood, real quick.

19.  "I'm in love with you."

20.  Laugh uncontrollably until they walk away.

21.  Or cry uncontrollably. Dealer's choice.

22.  "You'll have to ask my dad's permission first."

23.  "Sorry, my cat just died, so I'm too fragile."

24.  "Yeah, I would, but I have to go shampoo my dog. Like, right now."

25.  "Yeah, can you text me around 3 o'clock and remind me to take my meds? My schizophrenia really acts up if I don't remember to take them."

26.  Hiss at him, like a cat.

27.  "It's not me, it's you."

Nothing like a premature breakup to reject him.

28.  "No, I can give you my boyfriend/girlfriend's number instead, though."

29.  "Oh, I think someone's calling me from the other side of the bar, byeeeee."

30.  "Gosh darnit, I JUST joined a convent and had to give up my worldly possessions today, sorry."

31.  "Sorry, I'm still traumatized from my parents' messy divorce when I was 10."

32.  "No."

This goes against what the headline says, but I'm a firm believer that a simple "no" is effective and will send the guy packing.

Happy rejecting, and stay safe, ladies!

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If You Go Into Summer 2019 Only Wanting A Summer Fling, You're Only Going To Be Disappointed

They may be fun but sometimes come with consequences.

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We've all been through the summer flings. Summer is THE season where you have no commitment and are as free as can be with no care in the world. I've been on both ends of summer flings, from having one and cutting things off when summer ended and having one and gaining feelings for the other person... I've actually been dating my summer fling from 2017 for almost a year and a half now which was totally unexpected.

Back in Summer 2017, I was newly single and wasn't intentionally looking for a relationship since I just got out of one. I had a couple of small flings in the beginning, nothing serious at all. Until I met a boy in July from social media. We started talking and hit it off. We had a lot in common and enjoyed a lot of the same things. After a few weeks of talking, some flirting and a couple of dates... we had a fling going on. We weren't committed or anything, but we were both interested in each other. Long story short, I ended up really liking this guy and I could feel our fling diminishing, so I guess you could say I played some hard to get and "won" him over for good. It took a lot and I could definitely say it wasn't a care-free summer since I was trying to get him to make it official with me but now, here we are as boyfriend and girlfriend still to this day.

From my experiences and from friends experiences, summer flings almost always end with someone falling for you or you falling for them. And if you're really not looking for a relationship after summer, it can be quite hassle ending things for good due to feelings. Summer flings can also take time away from your family and friends. Everyone knows spending summer with someone you're interested in is fun, although it most likely won't be permanent, so why waste your time on them when you could be making those summer memories with your friends who will be there always?

A lot of the times, summer flings just involve hooking up and casual dates... nothing too serious. They don't involve "relationship" type feelings. But when you start to gain attachment to that person, sometimes they won't care like you do since summer flings are meant to be temporary. Of course, the person you have a fling with is someone you're into or at least think is good looking and when you find out you're not their only summer fling, jealousy can hit. Like stated above, summer is the season of no worries, and you shouldn't let jealousy take over your care-free attitude.

Summer flings, almost all the time, end in some sort of heartbreak when that isn't the intention in the beginning at all. But other times, they do work out and you guys call it quits and both move on or both end up in a relationship with each other (which was my case and I couldn't be happier to this day!). So, if your plan is to have a fling this upcoming summer, make sure you plan ahead for any type of scenarios that could potentially happen as well as know what you both want in the end.

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