19 Semi-Crazy Things You Do When You’re Dating Someone New

:: Likes an Instagram picture from 52 weeks back. ::

1. When showing your friends their picture, you make up excuses for the ones that they don’t look as good in.

“He just looks totally weird in pictures on Facebook! He doesn’t look like that in real life.”

2. You read into every text.

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“Hey what’s up?”

WHAT DO YOU EVEN MEAN BY THAT??? HUH?

3. You overanalyze every single word that they say to you.

“I didn’t like Disney much as a kid.”

So, does that mean you don’t want children???

4. And you cherry-pick which picture you will present to your friends.

:: Shows them a picture from two years ago ::

5. You have trouble articulating why you ACTUALLY like them.

His laugh is like, so cute, and he LIKES DOGS! I mean, WHO LIKES DOGS?! It’s fate.

6. You lie about how you met.

“It was just like, a mutual friend thing! Definitely not like on Tinder or anything.”

7. You hide your phone from yourself.

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If it’s in my fridge, I can’t wait for it to light up.

8. You stalk the hell out of their social media.

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Aw, he has a little brother! HE LOVES HIM! He’s SO GOOD with kids.

9. And then find yourself looking through their ex’s cover photos.

She’s totally not even his type…

10. You accidentally like one of their Instagram photos from 52 weeks back.

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OMG :: THROWS PHONE AT THE WALL ::

11. You bring them up every chance you get.

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“Did I tell you that he likes pretzels, too???”

12. You assume the worst when they don’t text back right away.

Why does he hate me? What did I do? Wait, IS HE DEAD?

13. You are hesitant to post to social media when you know they follow you.

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:: Takes 45 minutes to compose a tweet ::

14. And when you do post, it’s a subliminal message to them.

~ Won’t you stay with me? ‘Cause you’re all I need. ~

15. You think every one of their status updates is directed at you.

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Oh, he’s going to Bar 51, he must want me to meet him there!!!

16. You find yourself secretly hoping that they don’t realize it’s your brother in your Instagram picture.

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And they feel a little peanut butter and jealous.

17. You ask your friends to let you shine when they meet them for the first time.

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LAUGH AT ALL MY JOKES. TALK ABOUT HOW AWESOME I AM. PLEASE.

18. You ask your friends to take “secret candids” of the two of you throughout the night.

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So that you can upload the “candid” shot to Insta later, duh!

19. And you create a code name for them.

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When are you gonna see Walgreens guy again?

So you might drive yourself crazy trying to figure out if this is going in the right direction, but someday…you’ll meet someone who is just as crazy as you are.

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And you’ll live happily, crazily, ever after.

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