I have to get up to go to the bathroom; I have trouble
walking straight and it seems bumpy in the bathroom.
The pilot warns that there may be some turbulence
ahead and asks people to put on their seat belts; it
gets rough as we come in for a landing.
Problem: fear of social dating.
I overhear a friend call someone for a date.
I ask this friend to describe what he/she did to prepare
for the phone call and the date. He/she tells me the
I am at a party with friends. Someone comes up and
starts a conversation with us. I ask this person a
question and he/she answers. I like his/her comment
and say, "That's a good point."
I am at a party with a group of friends. I get into an
extended conversation with someone. I wonder if I will
have anything to say; it turns out to be enjoyable.
I am at another party and get into an conversation
with someone attractive. At the end of the
conversation I ask this person if he/she would like to
go to a show with me.
I am at home and phone someone for a date. The
person says he/she is busy that evening but would like
to do something at another time.
same, but does not suggest getting together at
I call someone for a date and he/she asks me several
questions about my interests and my work before
agreeing to go out. I handled the questions all right.
I go to a party alone and try to make conversation. I'm
not trying to find a date, just making light social
conversation. Sometimes I don't know what to say but
they usually think of something when I can't.
I see someone at a party I'd like to meet. I go over
and introduce myself and find out about them. They
have a boy (girl) friend.
I call up a person I met in class and ask them to have