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Let Howcast be your dating coach with this video series on how to ask out someone.
You Will Need
- A little courage
- A little confidence
- And, yes, the ability to handle rejection gracefully
Ask the time
When you spot a guy with potential, ask him what time it is. He'll probably suspect your question is just an excuse to talk to him, giving him the opportunity to either take the bait or not.
Look your best
If you have a particular guy in mind already, pave the way to dating by looking your best whenever you think you will see him, making friendly conversation, and finding reasons to touch him.
Act confident, even if you're not. In many cases, if you act like it's a given that he'd want to go out with you, he will!
Bite the bullet
Bite the bullet. Have a specific activity or plan in mind, like going to a movie or dinner, and simply ask if he'd like to go with you.
If for some crazy reason he says no, take the news in stride. Smile, say ok, and remind yourself that he's just one guy--plenty more where he came from!
Keep trying! Remember: The more guys you approach, the more likely you are to get a date and second one, and a third