Re: Friended (for now) but she still contacts me, what do I do?
Uhhhh, am I the only one who felt like I'm reading a romantic/comedy movie script? Jokes aside...
Okay first things first, the date locations were her idea? Change it. Make it your idea. Next time you go out, you decide where to go, what to do. Say: "No, I don't wanna go here, I wanna go there." Women like and respect a man who can take lead.
You waited 3 dates to initiate physical contact? That's a no-no, man. Start touching her from the get go and work your way up. Women won't appreciate a guy who is afraid to pull the trigger. Pick up the pace.
You gave her a gift and told her you like her? What did she do to deserve a gift from you? What did she do to deserve your display of affection? I never ever do such things if a girl hasn't done anything for me.
It doesn't matter how sexy, cute or beautiful she is. She has to give something in order to take. Do you think, her going out on dates with you is a way for her to display affection? From what I've read, she drags you around just to have some "friendly" company. Don't give gifts or don't say that you like her unless she has done something only and specifically to make you happy.
She is not your committed girlfriend or your wife, so in my opinion you shouldn't think about the "romantic" dates. If she isn't in "love" with you those romantic dates will just come creepy to her.
Don't make things up, please. Especially about your health. Making things up is basically lying to a woman. And one of our most important rules is: "Never lie to a woman." You won't have true success unless you follow this crucial rule.
Bottom line, I can see that you have a looong way to go if you want this girl to become your girlfriend. Specific to your situation, I suggest pulling back, be less available and take the lead whenever you can.
But honestly, I highly suggest that you should check out the popular newbie threads in the forum and see what you can learn.
It's not about who I was or who I'm going to become.
It's about who I am. Do it right here, right now.