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Anticipate 08-29-2013 08:23 PM

Talked to a guy that I like
 
So a guy ("Mark") that I like invites me regularly to events on Facebook. (He invites a lot of people). Usually I don't go-either because it's inconvenient or because I am scared that I won't know what to say to him and it will be awkward.
So tonight I finally decided to go to a lecture that Mark had invited me to. I saw him, and at first I felt really shy and wasn't sure if I would be able to talk to him. I wasn't sure if he was avoiding me (he didn't come up to say hello). Finally after a lot of standing around and trying to make sure I didn't say hello in an awkward way, we somehow walked near each other at the right moment and said hello (I guess I probably walked near him first). In any case, we spoke for a few minutes and he said I should come more often to the events that he runs. That was really nice.
Then, after I got home, I saw that Mark sent me a FB message thanking me for coming. It was really nice. I don't know if anything will ever happen romantically, but I decided that I would like to be friends even if he is not interested in me romantically.

Daveyboy 08-29-2013 08:30 PM

That's a real nice story Anticipate..
I'm glad your future might be looking a little brighter...

Keep it up...

sj86 08-29-2013 08:34 PM

I'm happy for you. This is helping you out with your sa and even who knows where it could lead. I hope things get even better.

Boulder257 08-30-2013 05:31 AM

That's a great story and you should be proud!

Marakunda 08-30-2013 05:38 AM

Aww, that's great!

Very brave of you!

Lushiro 08-30-2013 06:10 AM

Good work! You should be proud, keep it up.

TicklemeRingo 08-30-2013 06:22 AM

Well done! :)

Anticipate 09-01-2013 10:38 AM

Thanks everyone for your good wishes and encouragement! These kinds of things are really difficult for me and I definitely could use the emotional support. :)

housebunny 09-01-2013 12:57 PM

:yes:banana

Good job!


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