5 Good Excuses to Text a Guy You Just Met

You might feel hesitant to text a cute guy you just met, unless you have a good reason for doing so. We asked women to share their advice on the topic, and, based on their answers, share five excuses to lean on when you want to text a guy you only just met.

1. Ask him about the area where he lives, or about the place he’s from.

You can ask him about his neighborhood as if it just crossed your mind. “The conversation goes really smoothly when you start by asking ‘You live in this area right?’ or something like that,” a woman in her 20s suggested. You could also ask him about restaurants in his area and tell him you’d love to go there. This is sure to get him wondering about you.