I can't speak for everyone, but I have a feeling most people didn't have the sexual confidence of a CW show character in high school. Thanks for the unrealistic expectations, Gossip Girl. Luckily, in those formative years following your high school graduation, you may gain the confidence to finally hit up the hottie who sat behind you in biology. Below, some suggestions for DMs to send your high school crush , so if you're not sure how to shoot your shot, then these can get you started. Sliding into someone's DMs is intimidating, and it can be even more nerve-wracking when that someone has potentially known you since you had braces or maybe even longer. Unlike people you meet after high school, your teenage crush likely knows how well you did in school, how popular you were, and how uncoordinated you were in gym class.
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I'll never forget when my good friend Oliver decided to change the focus his dating life. Like most of my something friends from high school now living in the big city, he was enjoying the multitude of opportunities to date—and sleep with— strangers. But the lack of connection was starting to wear on him, and he was certain he knew why. Today he lives with his girlfriend—a girl who, yes, we went to high school with.
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He was there for your high school graduation, college graduation, and when you got your first adult job. Oh, and when your first paycheck came, you skipped out on the regular Red Robin celebratory dinner and ate at an overpriced restaurant together because you felt like adults. He was there to celebrate every awesome milestone in your life, which made them even more awesome. You have the absolute best inside jokes and pretty much your own language that no one understands. Like, when someone says they "need Starbucks," you two can't help but crack up because it means something hilarious and kind of inappropriate to you two.
If you had the chance to meet your high-school crush after spending years apart, what would you say? I had a huge crush as a pre-teen on a year-old. He rarely spoke to me.