Signs of Attraction....?

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Registered: 07-19-2007
Signs of Attraction....?
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Thu, 08-22-2013 - 12:08am

I work at a retail chain and this 19 going on 20 yr old today basically followed me around all day. At first it was me and a few co-workers outside and she was out there with us, but after the co-worker were gone for the day, this girl kept following me. Now, don't get me wrong, she is kinda cute but I was just wondering if you girls out there would consider doing something like this if you liked a guy. She claimed she was trying to stay away from this guy who worked in her department who was following her and annoying her but I am thinking that was her way of hiding the fact that she likes me. She also revealed to me that her parents are divorced and I said so are mine. The fact that she followed me and revealed something somewhat personal like that, could this mean she likes me?  I am 27 and I would not be sure about dating a girl who will be 20 in two months. What do you all think, especially the girls?

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Registered: 09-29-2010
Thu, 08-22-2013 - 1:12am

Following around a guy because you like him sounds more like something a 13yo would do, and making up an excuse is pretty junior high. By 19-20 most people realize that it is immature and a little weird. You find ways to flirt that won't be mistaken for stalking or just being creepy.

Maybe she was being honest when she said she was trying to avoid someone in her department. I suggest that you forget about it for now. If she follows you again and tells you that she's again avoiding her coworker, tell her to talk to HR.

If she's follows you because she likes you, is that the level of sophistication you want in a dating partner? Your concern about the age difference is wise, she may be very immature for her age and inexperienced around guys. Also, its usually not a good idea to date somebody in your workplace. If it doesn't work out it can be really awkward. I learned that the hard way.