Whether you're actively going on first dates and getting to know a number of different people, or you've recently met someone who you're interested in seeing again, trying to sift through all of those initial feelings can be pretty overwhelming. Luckily, that's what friends are for. You see, your besties are the answer to the question of how to figure out how you feel about someone you're dating. Most of us share date stories and ask our friends for their advice, but you may not be aware that the way you describe your dating experiences can actually be quite telling in itself.
Think about it — a huge part of a professional matchmaker's job is to listen to their clients' feedback and take their reactions into account when choosing future matches. This is because the way someone talks about their dates can be super revealing, as long as the person listening knows what to pay attention to.
I spoke to an expert matchmaker about how women tend to talk about their dates, and what this can reveal about their true feelings. So, the next time you and your friends are discussing your dating lives, here are the specific phrases you need to listen for.