Utilize humor. Wanting to be funny is chancy, because she might misinterpret your quip. Nonetheless it’s often worth an effort if you believe you’ve got something LOL-inducing to state.
Wait to react. Yeah, yeah, yeah — no body wants to play games, and can’t we all you should be upfront and genuine and never forget to exhibit our (over)eagerness? It’s a good belief, undoubtedly, however it ignores the psychological/neurological reality of how our brains work.
Researchers have discovered that whenever they place rats (whoever minds are interestingly ours that are like in a cage and enable them to get an incentive by pushing a lever, once the benefits come consistently — each time the lever is pushed — the rats start off eager and excited, then again lose interest and decelerate their lever pushing.