Also, if the first thing you do when you open your Facebook page is type his name into the search bar, this falls into the category of over-stalking, too. (This actually happened to someone I know – very creepy). But with that said, there is a difference between doing you and just getting way too personal way too fast.
One of my favorite real-life examples of this was actually said to a friend of a friend; the boy she was on a date with said, “Yeah, I have ADHD, but I don't take medication.” Another good one?
I always think about Julia Roberts' character in the classic rom-com ; she has been engaged three times, and with every boyfriend, she orders her eggs the same way that each of them like them cooked.
As movies like have illustrated, building a relationship tends to be complicated. I say “over-stalk” because we are all guilty of Facebook creeping to a certain degree.
To simplify things, I've compiled this list, based on observations and real life experiences people have shared with me. The trick is not going so over-the-top as to make it obvious. But there are too many cringe-worthy stories of guys and girls alike crossing the line from friendly to obsessed to leave it off the list.
The breakfast metaphor is cute, but the bottom line is that you need to know yourself before you can open up to someone else.
Do not lose sight of who you are just because there is a new guy in your life.
“I'm emotionally damaged.” Oh, good - tell me more. When you are in that stage of talking to a guy where you can seriously see yourself being with him, it is easy to get wrapped up in his cute quirks and the things he likes.