We can't just turn around and walk away from someone whose heart we're breaking.
Don't get stuck in that grey area that exists in dating today. Once you've successfully asked someone out, and he or she has accepted in real life (yay! You would think this would be a no-brainer, but I've actually had the experience myself — on more than one occasion — where the person has said he or she would find me on Facebook. Don't be like all those assh*les online, who start spewing hateful names because they literally can't handle being grownups. This is the world in which you didn't ghost on a person because you disconnected from human decency and replaced it with virtual scapegoats.
I'm not sure what it is about Millennials, but we sometimes seem almost offended when a complete stranger talks to us.
I'm about to blow your mind right now: Did you know that when a stranger talks to you, 99 percent of the time, he or she is harmless and just interested in your response? It could be as simple as commenting on an item the good-looking stranger is eyeing in the grocery aisle. Remember when we used to send those dorky notes to our crushes at school? Pick yes, no or maybe.”We would create boxes for our objects of affection to check off accordingly.
Approaching people in person is actually pretty f*cking scary.
We've grown accustomed to formulating the perfect opening line, with the ability to delete, redraft and edit until we're finally ready to press send.