Ever had a huge crush on someone and whenever you’re around them, you don’t know what to say? The saying It’s only awkward if you make it awkward is true, but, if you’re an awkward individual (such as myself) you somehow always find a way to make it awkward.
I don’t know about you, but if I really like a guy, I tend to avoid him at all costs. Makes sense right? I’ve come up with a theory: The more we like a guy, the more we usually try to avoid them.
Why? We can’t mess it up if we don’t talk to them! While I used to think this was my only option, I realized that the guy just ends up thinking I practically hate his guts and assumes I don’t want him within 10 feet of me.
Wait, what? He thinks I don’t like him because I’m avoiding him at all costs? How does that make sense??
No, but really, I realized that no matter how cliché it may sound, being yourself is the best way to go. Be kind. Be you.
If he talks to you, then cool, but if not, do not let him have the satisfaction of making you feel like you’re not good enough. If he can’t handle your quirky awkward self, then that is his loss. So go up to him. Say hello.
Stumble over your words and blush like no one’s watching, cause honestly the worst thing that could happen is he doesn’t like you back and the best thing that could happen is he likes you for you.
Here’s to all my fellow shy and quirky girls out there.
You got this.