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Embrace the Awkward

30 May

I’m always talking about how important it is to step outside of your comfort zone and try new things SO yesterday I decided to take my own advice and do something risky.

Naturally it has to do with boys…

I met a guy a few weeks ago in a review session for one of my classes.  After the review we ended up having to go to the same computer lab for another class so we walked together and talked for a while. We had a lot in common and I thought he was pretty cool.  I’m not completely oblivious to social cues from guys and I would say that he seemed into the conversation too.

A week went by and I didn’t get another chance to talk to him because he sits in the front of the class and I sit in the back. I didn’t really think about him that much until the other day when I realized that I should probably try a little harder to “put myself out there” as my grandma likes to say.  I’ve gotten too comfortable in my schedule, with the same friends, doing the same things so I thought it would be fun to change things up a bit!

Thus, I decided to devise a strategy to get to know computer lab guy.

My plan was simple. Sit next to him in class.

How hard could that be?  I knew where he sat and I knew that he didn’t sit by anyone else so why not give it a shot? What’s the worst that could happen?

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