It’s a classic film and it has to be handled as such.
In this classic flick, Darius (Larenz Tate) and Nina (Nia Long) meet at a poetry lounge in their hometown of Chicago and forge a love affair that is passionate, but experiences many twists and turns.1 perfect soul mate, that’s going to muck up your expectations and maybe your behavior and maybe scare them off. Think of it as a game While you shouldn’t put too much stock in any one date or any one person, the objective is still to have a good time. Think about things you’ve always wanted to do or try, then do them with your dates.Even if they end up being duds, at least you’ll have had an experience.If someone you like doesn’t reciprocate in whatever way, take a minute to feel all the feels, then move the f--k on. Make dating one small part of your life, like one-tenth of it, and devote the rest of it to your own awesomeness. Let your ambition and your dreams run wild and then achieve as many as you can. The rest can go take a flying leap to Naperville and stay there for their excellent public education system or whatever!You’re too interesting and amazing to bother with such pettiness. Not only will this make you more interesting and give you more things to talk about, it’ll make you less needy and available. Maybe this will be relatively benign or maybe it’ll be more crushing. If you’re struggling with putting yourself out there, there’s also a literal game that helps people get over their fears called Rejection Therapy. Check out more sex and dating advice from Anna here.