15 Dec 2013 I'm not a wise-old sage, but I can quote an old friend, who once said to me, “Elisa, you Former Friend: So…. would this be the wrong time to say that I like you? ME: Um…. what? This leads me to Screw Up #3… Screw Up #3: Persist in asking your date out until they hate you. . Get a free PDF of my post.