I'm honestly terrified of approaching women in public places because I'm afraid they'll call the police for sexual assault. Like, how am I supposed to do my job, and ask women out, in a post-feminist society? I have several friends that are women, and my issue isn't speaking to women themselves so much as it is approaching a random new woman, and saying hello.
Most Helpful Girl
We appreciate a guy who comes forward. That's not to say we accept dates from everyone. The worst thing that can happen is you'll see its not as difficult as you've made it up to be and the best thing, you'll make a new friend if not more. Seems like a pretty reasonable risk reward scenario.2
Most Helpful Guy
Bro, you're worrying for nothing. Nobody's going to blow a rape whistle or pepper spray you because you ask for their number. Just be polite, genuine, and appropriate, "simply" (takes a little getting used to at first) introduce yourself, and see where it goes. Also, reserve your approaches for appropriate venues, no dark alleys or in the middle of a cornfield at 3 AM. If you can tell she's not feeling the vibe, just back off gracefully. "Cool, well, it was nice meeting you, have a good day!" Women are just people. If you come at them like that, no reasonable person is going to feel threatened or be rude to you. And if they are, fuck 'em, nobody worth dating would treat someone that way. You saved yourself a lot of time and trouble from the jump.3
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