I just didn't get it." Jane, also 28, has a similar story. But as soon as the weekend rolled around, I'd get a text asking me what I was up to.
But because the Thursday Guy genuinely likes you (unlike the Friends-With-Benefits, who can sometimes not really be friendly at all) you can tell him how you feel without worrying that he'll get weird.
"I always tell my clients they don't need to practice keeping their walls up," said Battista. But a lot of them have a hard time sharing what's really going on." If nothing else, having the "I want a boyfriend" conversation with the Thursday Guy can be a huge step in developing your own sense of agency when it comes to navigating future relationships.
F.),” Katy Perry, 2010 “Friday,” Rebecca Black, 2011 “Last Friday Night,” Glee Cast, 2011 “Friday Night,” Eric Paslay, 2013 “Ruby Tuesday,” The Rolling Stones, 1967 “Tuesday Afternoon (Forever Afternoon),” The Moody Blues, 1968 “(One of These Days) Sunday’s Gonna’ Come on Tuesday,” The New Establishment, 1969 “Everything’s Tuesday,” Chairman of the Board, 1970 “Tuesday,” i Love Makonnen feat.
Photo: Screen Gems/Courtesy Everett Collection"You're seriously staying the night? It was a Tuesday."You're kicking me out after midnight to go home alone? He hesitated before finally nodding."Okay, well, you have to stay on that side of the bed and be quiet. He was a classic Thursday Guy—we had a great time on the weekends but he always had some sort of excuse when it came to weekday plans.
"I call these guys Quality Casual Guys," said Marni Battista, a dating coach based in Los Angeles and founder of And that's the first step in analyzing your Thursday Guy relationship: Are you being a Thursday Girl?
"They present as a boyfriend, but for whatever reason, the relationship doesn't progress." And the annoying thing: Usually, the reason is the exact thing that makes them seem like such great relationship material. Battista recommends thinking about how you're framing your own conversations.You must be cautious about how and where you meet potential dates, especially if you’re looking online.And you should remember that a date is just a date — and it can actually be fun!In my own experience, pushing my former fling to have that weeknight did help me discover who this person was and how we could fit into each other's lives.Once we survived the Tuesday sleepover—and he realized I didn't mind the early A. wake-ups because it forced me to go to the gym—it opened the terms of the relationship and paved the way to weekday sleepovers.But if you're a Thursday Girl yourself, you may have just found a perfect match—so relax and enjoy the weekend.