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[Advice] Co-Workers and the Dating Game [Experiences] (7)

1 Name: a grain of salt : 2008-03-27 02:29 ID:TxXCE1pb

So there's this one girl I have my eye on.
She's attractive, a few years younger, on the quiet side, dresses a bit subculture, probably all wrong for me.
But I'd like to treat her to a fine meal or a lazy evening in the park anyway.

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2 Name: Secret Admirer : 2008-03-27 05:06 ID:OciDx10U

Holy. Crap. This mirrors my situation; but I'm the girl in the story and we have gotten to the hanging-out-outside-of-work-stage by now. So very close to my own situation! From the age difference to the introverted personality to the trust issues and the threat of gossip. Amazing.

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3 Name: a grain of salt : 2008-03-28 01:24 ID:TxXCE1pb

Well I've left out the details and you fill in your own, so I wouldn't say it's incredibly amazing. A major detail is that I'm a quiet one myself and have to deal with my own trauma.

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4 Name: Secret Admirer : 2008-03-29 05:25 ID:OciDx10U


Yes, you're right; I fell in to a trap and made up details that made our similarities "amazing". And really thinking about it, the only advice I can summon is pretty basic courting advice like maintain eye contact, act interested, be polite, don't vomit, etc.

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5 Name: Secret Admirer : 2008-03-29 23:10 ID:Heaven


You've helped a lot already with just encouragement.

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6 Name: Secret Admirer : 2008-03-30 08:22 ID:OciDx10U

Glad to know that my encouragement has been a positive for you in any way. It's excellent that it seems likely that she has a crush on you. Even if she hides her feelings in embarrassment or shyness, the seeds have been planted in her head and that should help some. Even just a small bit of mutual interest guarantees that you're on her mind for some time each day, and that means that even when there's no interaction between you, she may feel a fondness for you in her thoughts.

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7 Name: a grain of salt : 2008-04-01 01:13 ID:TxXCE1pb

Drama update:
Scratch is sending me coy smiles and bedroom eyes. The way I've been treating her may have changed her attitude toward me in the span of a day. Any warm-blooded male would jump right in bed with Scratch, but I'm still more interested in Dusky.
Besides, I'm no player, and it's likely Scratch is trying to derail things.

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