5 Ways to Turn Down His Invitation Without Discouraging Him from Asking You Out Again

4. Let him know that you’d love for him to ask you out again.

Many guys said that they felt more confident when women were keen to go on a date with them. “It’s easier to ask her out when I know she’s interested in going out with me,” explained a guy in his 30s. It’s also effective to drop a hint that you’re expecting him to invite you out again. You can say something like, “I really hope I can go out with you next time.”