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Don't Pull Into The Friend Zone With Girls You Want To Date

The Friend Zone Test

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If there’s one question that guys ask me more than anything else, it’s “Am I in the Friend Zone with this girl?” Take it, and calculate your scores at the end. It will tell you if you still have a chance with the girl you’re lusting after, of if she already considers you “a really good friend.” Good luck, you’ll probably need it if you’re taking this test.

The Friend Zone Test

All answers are multiple choice. Pick one and only one answer, that best corresponds to your situation with the girl of your choice.

1. How often does she talk about other guys she might be interested in with you?
a. Never
b. Rarely
c. Sometimes
d. All the time

2. Does she often talk about her shortcomings/personal problems with you?
a. Never
b. Rarely
c. Occasionally
d. All you ever hear about

3. If you call her up, and find that she’s had a bad day, do you…
a. Find a way to end the conversation quickly, and call back when she’s in a better mood
b. Try to make her feel better over the phone
c. Offer to come to her place with a pint of ice cream and her favorite movie

4. How often do you talk about your personal issues with her?
a. Never
b. Rarely
c. Sometimes
d. All the time

5. How often do you see her?
a. Once a week
b. Every few days
c. Every other day
d. Usually every day

6. When she’s fishing for compliments, do you…
a. Leave her hanging!
b. Give her one now and then
c. Give them to her, always

7. When was the last time you told her how smart/pretty/funny/great/etc she is?
a. Never
b. Maybe once or twice, not that often
c. Last time you talked to her

8. How physical are you with her?
a. As much as humanly possible
b. A hug here and there, maybe an arm around the shoulder
c. Not that much, you respect her personal space

9. Have you ever offered to do her a favor, that would inconvience you but really benefit her?
a. Are you kidding? Pfft, rarely, if ever!
b. Sometimes
c. All the time

10. As far as relationships go, you’ve told her that…
a. Not looking for a relationship at all; you haven’t found anyone worth dating yet
b. Don’t really care; whatever happens, happens
c. You’re ready and looking for something serious; you’d be willing to give any girl a chance

Bonus Question: Has she ever told you that she’s looking for a guy just like you, or that you’ll make some girl a great boyfriend one day?

Test Results – Give yourself 2 points for every time you answered a; 4 points for every b; 8 points for c; 12 points for d; and an extra 15 points if you answered yes to the bonus.

100-75 – Yes indeedy, you are smack dab in the middle of the Friend Zone with this girl. You own The Zone. You’re mayor of The Zone. You have no chance of getting together with her. Move on. Quickly.

75-51 – You’re in The Zone. You don’t own it as much…but you’re still there. Sorry. The sooner you find another girl, the better for you.

50-36 – There’s hope for you yet. You’re not quite there, but you can be if you do nothing. Don’t let the friendship go any further until you make your intentions clear to her. The Zone is avoidable, so long as you play your cards right.

35 and below – You are in a great position! Keep up what you’re doing, and before long you can have this girl chasing after you! Just don’t string her along for too long, or she’ll lose interest.


Written by beshleman

March 10, 2010 at 7:26 pm

Posted in Uncategorized

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