As a general guide, if you have exchanged multiple messages and are getting on well, it's the right time to take the next step. If she responds saying she's free, ask her if she fancies a coffee.
Portray yourself in your best light, but don't embellish the truth or mislead her about any aspects of your life such as your career, relationship history or finances. Giles is a writer with an MA (Hons) in English literature and a post-graduate diploma in law.Confidence We asked Elite Singles’ resident psychologist and relationship expert Salama Marine what the best way to ask someone out who you’ve met on a night out or through friends is.Her advice was: ‘So you met someone great in a bar or restaurant and you’ve managed to exchange numbers and now you’re wondering what’s the best way to ask them out? Why don’t you suggest a slightly more original date idea?When she asks you the same question, say something like "I enjoy it, and I'm really pleased to have met you.However, it's important for me to meet someone in person to really get to know them." This is an open invitation for her to suggest a meeting, if that's what she wants too.