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And while I hate that I have to caveat any of this advice, when I say “move closer,” I am not suggesting you invade anyone’s personal space or keep following them around if they aren’t into you. It’s always lovely to offer a compliment, but just know that it doesn’t necessarily open the door for the person to say more than “thanks.” Also, this probably goes without saying, but, like, “nice ass” is not a compliment you should give a stranger. Would you approach a person working on their laptop, frantically typing on their phone, or who’s sporting headphones?
I know that YOU would never do that, but there are some weirdos out there, so just want to make sure that’s clear. Then why would you ever think someone would approach you if you’re doing those things?
Don’t fall in love with your waitress, hooker, or therapist. Always be the first to genuinely apologize after a fight.
You can’t expect someone to love you when you can’t love yourself.
Just because you liked the friend-version of someone doesn’t mean you’ll like the relationship-version of them.
Out of all the things needed for a successful relationship, love barely makes the top 5.
If you see someone you want to meet or if you’re talking to someone you’re interested in, look them in the eyes.
Like, for longer than feels comfortable, even if it’s just a second.
I know, that makes me want to crawl into bed and hide under the blankets too, but it’s the hard truth, and going forward, wouldn’t it be nice to hide under the blankets with someone? It’s very easy and comfortable to become a creature of habit, but if you want to see (and be seen by) new people, you’ve got to mix it up.
It may feel uncomfortable (What will your fellow Soul Cycle cult members think if you don’t show up to your Thursday night class?!
Honesty, loyalty, trust, and communication all have to be there.