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Tobias and Sarah's story is from the Book of Tobit, and his journey is guided by Saint Raphael.
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humor is a winner...maybe a joke or a comedy movie you saw... IE: has this ever happened to you etc.....
course singing is always fun and funny
I do think humor makes everything fun and if two people can really laugh, then it really adds to their connection....
I have the same problem in that I'm also a little on the shy side when meeting new people, but I've been working on it. It really takes practice to get a conversation going. I know that I'm a good listener. I pick up on things and try to remember them. Remembering something that I said that was important to me is definately a good way to show that you are interested in me. Ask open ended questions that require more than a yes/no answer.
There is no one formula that will work for every lady you meet, but there are some common factors:
1) Appearance – be your best self. If your style is casual, that is no excuse for a huge grease stain. If your style is more formal, make sure the shirt is ironed. If you are athletic and you are meeting for a bike ride or a hike or a tennis match, wear something appropriate for the activity that is still
presentable. (So, no ripped sweatpants). You get the gist.
2) Good manners never go out of style.
3) Pleasant conversation. If you are struggling to get past “Hi”, make comments about neutral things like the weather, the home team, etc. If you’re actually on a date, ask questions or make comments about things that interest you or are meaningful to you, and see if you have anything in common there. Sometimes the best questions aren’t even questions. “On Sunday, I’m going to a brunch with my family after Mass.” That gives the other
person an opening to ask where you go to Church, talk about their own Church and / or their own family, or perhaps to discover that you don’t match up in that area.
Do NOT talk about other dates, girlfriends or exwives. Do NOT talk about or allude to sex, in any fashion. Do NOT answer your phone while spending time with her.
See how much time this will leave you with to just be in the moment!?!?!?
Great advice! The "do not" list is just as important as the "do" list!