Even if he were to become interested in her,
she would still be in control of whether anything more happened.
On the lighter side, Mary and I also talked about how making friends with the local produce guy might get her some extra special selections of fruits and vegetables.
I'm happy to say that Mary has learned to watch for places in her life where she's closing a potential relationship door that she hasn't even opened. This has given her even more chances to practice talking to men; she'll now wait until the "door" is opened before she decides whether it needs to be closed.
Does this sound familiar? Have you ever done this? Are you concerned you might be doing this (unknowingly) and it could cause you to pass up a potential relationship? If so, I'd love to hear about it.
Would you like some help so you can feel more comfortable talking to men? Send me an
- I'd be happy to teach you!
Christine, Dating and Relationship Coach