As a bonus, the dates he comes up with will give you some insight into how he feels.
"If he suggests seeing the Georgia O'Keefe exhibit because he remembers you like her art, that's a sure sign of romance," Trespicio says.
"The most appealing thing to a man is a woman who has her own autonomy and strength," Kelman says.
The more he sees that you have a fantastic life of your own, the more likely he'll want to jump in and be a part of it.
Above all, keep the tone light and maintain open lines of communication.
Instead have your own interests to show him how exciting your life is, with or without him."The best type of date allows you to stop texting, put the phone down, and really foster a deep connection," Kelman says.Restaurants can be nice, but try something a little outside your comfort zone from time to time.This helps him to realize that your time is valuable and that he'll have to go out of his way to see you. "Don't move dates around too much—that can get frustrating for a guy who also has a busy schedule like you," Trespicio says.It's easy to let parts of yourself go when you meet someone you think is the man of your dreams. "Trying to be someone you're not is so transparent to a guy," Kelman says.