Sex chat with the aunties
—Spark Notes editors My prom date was really awkward… during the slow songs he would wait for half the song to ask me to dance… he just follwed me around and was really quiet the whole time… The time to find out whether your date is a dancing-hater or pastry-thrower is before you’re standing awkwardly on the dance floor. Or would it be overdoing it to turn up in a long formal thing? If you’re comfortable and you look hot, there’s nothing wrong with going short. My friend thinks he likes me though, and every time I see him more than ten feet away (any closer and I’m pretending he doesn’t exist) we look at eachother and stuff, but that’s probably more because he knows I like him now……he doesn’t seem like the kind most girls would like, and he’s really weird and stuff, but I’m okay with that….this a situation where I should give up, wait, or try and talk to him?
If you’re just looking to find out what happened, you could try talking to him about it in a non-confrontational way—something along the lines of, “Hey, you seemed sort of uncomfortable at prom, was everything ok? Are you harshing on everyone else’s prom-anticipating funnery and responding to any prom-related conversations with “PROM IS LAME”? On the other hand, being personally/quietly disinterested in prom is no BFD. But your irritation with it might be a little misplaced, so here’s something to think on: historically, prom isn’t really a “celebration” of anything. None of which makes the idea of prom any less lame. If so, feel free to go to prom (in spite of its lameness.) If not, feel free to stay home and play XBox Live all night.
I told a girl I liked her and asked her out about two months ago and she said no, which I sort of understood.I understand if you feel weird, but I’ve been completely over it for awhile now, and it would be cool if we could just be friends again.” Hopefully, seeing that you’re not dwelling on it will enable her to quit steaming up the room with her Awkward Fumes.But if she keeps avoiding you, you’re probably gonna have to let this one go (or at least reevaluate your friendship.) Auntie, I have a really big problem. I’m going to highschool next year and it could help me experience with what I’m good at and with what I love. They think I should never let the man keep me down. High school and college are the perfect time for trying a bunch of different things and figuring out what you like, what you’re good at, and where your passions lie.I think I can safely say that I’ve gotten over her, but, considering the fact that we used to be pretty close, I still really want to be friends with her.So, from all this, two questions: How do I ask her why she’s been ‘avoiding’ me; and why is she behaving this way? There’s nothing worse than getting up the courage to ask someone out and not only getting rejected, but winding up with one less friend.