Whether you’re passing by a classmate in the dining hall or a professor walking on campus, smile, make eye contact and give a quick, “Hi, how are you?
If that cute guy or girl is responsive, then it opens up the possibility of getting to know someone better.
Then they'll look over, and your eyes will meet across the room, and then [seamless transition into sex scene]. Brave-ish: Slowly incorporate non-order conversation into your interactions, even if it's something as simple as complimenting that leaf they just "drew" on your latte. No, it is.")Awkward: Visit the coffee shop so often that you no longer even enjoy it.
Brave-ish: The next time you need to get up to go to the bathroom, do that thing where you needlessly brush them as you walk past, like, "OMG it's so crowded in here, sorry I have to squeeze by you! When you order, consider saying something playful, but then just order so quietly that your crush has to ask you to repeat yourself at least twice. Brave-ish: Pay very close attention to when this person arrives at work and leaves work. Awkward: Type this person's name into the "To:" field of a work email or Gchat box and close out of it immediately a few times. Brave: Make eyes at them for 20 minutes, then introduce yourself, then talk for a while, and then say, "Do you want to get out of here? Later, text a friend who is still at the party and ask, "What is [crush's name] doing now?
It’ll make you a more outgoing person overall and also help you react to different situations so you’re not caught off-guard with someone you’re really looking to connect with!
De Alto suggests setting a goal for the number of people you say hello to each day, starting with two.