The 30 Stages Of Dating In Middle School

1. Your crush very likely had no idea you liked them.

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Let’s be real, sometimes they didn’t even know you existed.

Two. You impatiently looked forward to your 5th period class with them.

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And you spent the rest of your classes daydreaming about them.

Trio. You either admired them from afar…,

&hellip,or taunted them endlessly.

Four. Either way, they gave you serious tummy butterflies.

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Five. You went out of your way to pass them in the hallway.

LOOK AT THAT CASUAL LOCKER LEAN.

6. You saved your best garments for days you spotted them the most.

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Because they certainly noticed how hot you looked in your fresh Abercrombie Kids hoodie.

7. You looked for any sign that they were into you.

They stood next to you in line? You guys were practically dating. They sat at your lunch table? Wedding bells.

8. Then one day, they actually talked to you.

The angels sang and the sky got bluer and the grass greener.

9. You attempted to play it cool, but inwards you were FREAKING OUT.

Ten. You desired to tell them how you truly felt.

11. But that was too risky, so you passed them a note instead.

Bonus points if it had a “check yes if you like me” box.

12. You mentally ready yourself for rejection.

13. When they didn’t react, you desired to crawl in a fuckhole and die of embarrassment.

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14. But then rumors abruptly surfaced.

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Becky heard from Tina who heard from Joe who heard from Chris who overheard the soccer team talking about how your crush thought you were kinda sorta pretty adorable.

SUCCESS!

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15. You mustered up the courage to ask them out.

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Or if you were fortunate, they made the very first stir.

16. You sent each other a few flirty texts or IMs.

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17. You went to the movies in a group and stressed about holding arms.

There’s no such thing as an accidental forearm brush.

Legal. They began telling hello to you in the hallway.

Nineteen. You moved them into your top friends on Myspace.

If they reciprocated, you knew it was true love.

20. You scoped out all their social media accounts.

In the early 2000s, this meant their Myspace, Xanga from 6th grade, and current AIM profile.

21. Speaking of which, you added their name to your AIM profile.

Along with some romantic lyrics to truly emphasize that your relationship was profound and everlasting.

22. The entire school talked about how you two were an item.

23. You collective your very first slow dance with them.

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In other words, you rhythmically swayed back and forward to Mario’s “Let Me Love You.”

24. Maybe you even got your very first smooch.

Their lips were chapped but it was SO TOTALLY ROMANTIC under the bleachers at that one football game.

25. You permanently talked about how much you were in love with them.

Even tho’ you had only interacted with them for like two weeks.

26. You hoped your relationship would last forever.

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In your mind, you guys were the next Noah and Allie.

27. Unluckily, it didn’t last.

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Maybe they embarked overlooking you. Maybe they sent you a breakup text or IM. Whatever the means, your crush ended it all too soon.

28. Your friends helped you budge on from your very first breakup.

There was nothing convenience food, sleepovers, and/or a fresh movie game couldn’t fix.

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