“Does he pay attention to the things you tell him about yourself? If you told him today that you love Italian food, would he mention it in conversation next week? If you expressed an interest in opera, do you think he’d arrange a date at the opera house? If he’s interested in things about you, then he’s interested in getting to know you. And if he wants to try the things you like though he’s never been interested in them before now, that’s even better.”

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