Some girls don't like labels, some like to take things really slow.
Teens spend a lot of times in group settings, which is great for getting to know the guy of your dreams.
However, you'll need some time alone to take your relationship to the next level.
If you're interested in being more than friends with a girl, take the initiative and ask her out. In the moment, it will feel disappointing and maybe even embarrassing, but the good news in high school is there's always new news and things move quickly.
There's no "right way" to have a relationship, instead, you do what's right for the two of you.
If you're looking to be in a relationship, the best advice is to be yourself, be honest about your feelings, and relationships will naturally evolve.
Although there's not a step-by-step guide that guarantees you a boyfriend, there are things you can do to get noticed by your crush or take a friendship to the next level.If you can get behind her idea of dating, go for it.Being a "girlfriend" can mean something different to every guy and girl, so be as flexible as you're comfortable with.If there's a guy you're interested in, ask him to help you with some homework or teach you to skateboard.Inviting him to a one-on-one activity gives you both the chance to share your feelings or flirt without the embarrassment of everyone else watching.This article was co-authored by our trained team of editors and researchers who validated it for accuracy and comprehensiveness.