Text messaging is a great way to talk to someone you like if you're a little too shy “I like you” conversation, start by asking questions and getting to know your If you need to, pick a date and say that by the date you'll have made your move. the first move. Keep up the good conversation, throw some compliments in the mix, ask. Do you wish more than anything that you could tell them you like them? them, whilst they're still, as far as you know, entirely unaware of your feelings. of it, you'll either carry on as you were, as friends, or get a date out of it.