5 Ways to Ask Him Out on a Date When You Know He’s into Someone Else

2. Make it sound secretive by letting him know that you won’t tell anyone.

He might feel reassured to know that you’ll keep your date a secret and there won’t be any rumors. This is especially effective if you’re friendly with the girl he likes. However, this approach should be your last resort, as it makes you appear very calculative (which can always backfire down the road).