Allow him to simmer, wondering what you're doing." Laura,* 21, won over her boyfriend using this trick.
To level the playing field, she avoided giving him her cell-phone number so he didn't have access to her anytime, anyplace. By taking your time calling him back, you become a catch, not a convenience.
When he'd leave a message on her home line, Laura waited at least a day to call back. The waiting game lets you test his willingness to pursue, adds Ellen Kreidman, Ph D, author of The game plan: When you date a guy you dig and get that urge to share your personal experiences, opinions, history...stop!
(Layer and glue stuffing in small sections to ensure it is attached securely.) Hot-glue silver streamers under hat brim. Trace sunglasses and earrings lightning bolt templates onto gold glitter craft paper and cut out with scissors.
Glue larger lightning bolt to a pair of sunglasses (angle away from face so there's space for nose).
Fabric markers transform a white shirt into loose-leaf paper, while a pencil tip hat and folded collar sharpen a red dress. Trace collar template onto cream paper 5 times and cut out with scissors.
Trace small hat template onto black paper and large hat template onto cream paper; cut out.
Hot-glue cream paper around a cone-shaped party hat, then glue the black paper around tip.
Accordion-fold collar pieces, then glue together to form full pleated collar (leave open in back).
Sparks will fly when this storm cloud runs into a wired tie, tattered dress shirt, and umbrella.