Asking for someone's phone number usually comes fairly early in the dating process, but it can still be seriously intimidating! When you ask for someone's number, you face the possibility of embarrassment from rejection, which can sting even if you barely know the person whose number you're after. If you're finding it tricky to work up to courage to ask for numbers, don't despair. Even the very best, most glowingly confident "players" once struggled with the very same thing. By learning a few simple tricks for asking for numbers (and knowing what not to do), it's not hard to vastly improve your confidence in this situation. ..