So you’re smitten with that cutie in your office building, but don’t have a clue how to get him/her to notice you..

Sound familiar? Don’t worry, we’ve been there too. The downside of having a crush is not knowing how to get their attention, let alone even getting them to know you exist. However, make sure you remember these five mistakes most people do — and avoid it!

1. Don’t confess your feelings too soon

If you have a crush on someone and you don’t see this person reciprocating just yet, don’t make it obvious that you’ve fallen for them already. If your crush knows you like them and they don’t even know you, their ego will swell and they’ll take you for granted. Flirt with them first. Some mind games won’t hurt!

2. Don’t be too easy

In other words, don’t be desperate around them or behave like you’re always around to do their bidding. Instead of being easily available all the time, play hard to get. When you play hard to get and still tease your crush by being mysterious, they’d want your attention badly.

3. Don’t stalk your crush

The thought of walking behind your crush or watching their every move every single day could seem enticing. But if you do want to date your crush at some point of time, avoid stalking them. And even if you do stalk your crush, don’t make it obvious to them.

4. Don’t keep looking at your crush

Get your crush to look at you instead, and make them believe that they’re the ones initiating eye contact and they’re the ones falling for you!

5. Over-texting

Just because you can text 24/7 doesn’t mean you should. No one likes getting 10 texts in a row from the same person in under two minutes. Relax! Do not blow up his phone when he doesn’t respond right away. You don’t want to come off as needy. Sometimes people get busy and can’t text back immediately.

6. Texting first all the time

Let me be clear: there is nothing wrong with texting a guy first. Making the first move is great! But you shouldn’t be the one making all the effort all the time. If you’ve noticed that that’s what’s been happening, stop texting first and make him chase you a little.

7. Not showing any of your personality

Let your personality shine through your texting. Be funny — text jokes, puns, funny stories or even articles. Send funny meme gifs or cute emoticons. Don’t just rely on smiley faces and “lol.” Try to stand out a little.