23 Cringeworthy Things Girls Do When They’re Trying To Be Romantic


Play hard to get.


“Welcome home. I wrote you 5 pages about what I think about this relationship.” This happened to a friend, I cringed in empathy.


Send me endless emoji texts when I’m working. Like, I get it, you’re into me. But please stop making me break my flow, and let me do my fucking job. Bonus when they get pissed after you don’t immediately reply.


Not eating, because they think I’d look at them differently. I sure do, when you DON’T eat. So eat that steak and smile at how good it tastes.

Written by Laura McNairy

Laura is a freelance writer for TFLN. She likes to write about what she knows best — dating, sex, and being awkward, but usually in the opposite order. She is the Assistant Editor and videographer for Peach Fuzz, a sex-positive nudie magazine in ATX.