In a perfect world, everyone would make their romantic intentions clear from the get-go. But if you've ever dated someone casually, you know that it can involve a lot of mind-games.

It can be exhausting, running around in circles trying to find out if the person you're into actually likes you or is just stringing you along.

We asked Venessa Marie Perry, PhD, MPH, founder, and chief relationship strategist of LoveWrite, a platform dedicated to changing the way we see, seek, and experience love, for some tell-tale signs that the person you're interested in probably doesn't share the same feelings.

Words by Kristin Salaky at Insider

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