The first section is about sites like Craigslist and the second section is about alternatives to Craigslist personals. Certainly, Craigslist is the biggest website for buying and selling things, advertising, and finding Craigslist Personals that are local to your city. Having said that though, there are many other options besides Craigslist. Some of them are really really strong competitors to Craigslist. Some of them are smaller ones and some of them are really big. Most of the websites listed below will be for buying and selling things.
Trying to figure out the signs the person you're seeing actually wants to hang out with you versus the signs they just want to hook up , based on their texts, can make you feel deeply paranoid. Some people simply aren't very profuse texters. Sometimes, the invite to come watch a movie really is just watching a movie, with the unspoken prospect of snuggling later. Sometimes, a person wants to hook up with you, and also plans on calling you later. All of this to say, the best way to figure out what someone really wants is to ask them. I can speak from personal experience.