Part Five: Catch Phrases
Dating & Relationships

Part Five: Catch Phrases

In this article, we bring you something extraordinary – the meaning of popular catch phrases – which will help you understand what your partner says vs what they really mean.


1. Can’t we just be friends? (What they say)
– There’s no chemistry. (What they really mean)


2. You’re just like my ex.
– You’re history. I hate you.


3. You deserve someone better than me.
– I’m already seeing someone else or I’ve decided to go back to my ex.


4. I thought I’d just stay in tonight.
– I have a date.


5. Do what you think is best.
– Do what I want…now!


6. We are more than friends.
– I am looking forward to a serious relationship with you.


7. I like you (a more urgent form of “we are more than friends”)
– I am head over heels in love with you.


By now you have understood all the material and can proudly call yourself a dating expert. You’ve diligently done the homework. All the best!

Shristi Patni

Shristi is the Chief Content Officer at Raletta. She enjoys writing about food, fitness, finance and everything in between.

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