So to make a long story short, I have only been on a handful of dates and I'm 21 years old. Each time it was difficult for me to make conversation because I was super nervous & I tend to get quieter when I'm in new situations. Kind of like when people ramble out of nerves but for me it's the opposite. I hate that I get this way but I don't know how to deal with it properly. I have social anxiety and have improved a lot in the last year but at the back of my mind I'm worried that my date & I will just stare at each other awkwardly in silence lol. It really sucks because I'm a hopeless romantic and have always wanted to get married (someday) and I'm worried that I'm completely ruining my chances of finding that person. Every time someone asks me out in a date I feel this urge to cancel or run away from the situation even when I really want to go. Any advice will be helpful & thanks!! :) Tips for good conversation skills?
Most Helpful Guy
u need to ask urserlf what makes u so anxious when dealing with the opposite gender?
also, u need to remember youserlf of your good aspects, your qualities, your strengths. that will help u to create a positive self-image of yourself. u will start feeling more comfortable when interacting with people after that, and things will go smooth.
also there is no such a thing like "conversation skills". just be knowledgeable in several topics, be updated with world and national news and learn to have a critical thought of all that. then conversation will just go smooth and fluid0
Most Helpful Girl
trouble with hanging out with people in general or just guys? if it's in general, start by hanging out with your girl friends, then, you'll slowly adapt with being with other people... if it's with guys only, then... just try to chat with your guy friends when you meet them, by which I mean initiate the conversations... eventually, you can overcome the fear? hope this helps...'coz these are what I did0
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