Now they’re coming up to you wanting money, or your signature.
See, part of the social context is that just because you’re open to behavior in one place doesn’t mean you’re open to it true if, say, she has social anxiety or gets flustered or anxious talking to people. The beauty of meeting a charming stranger on the bus?
Ask yourself this: where have you made most of your friends?
Sometimes it means that they want something to occupy their minds during their runs or their commutes.
Other times, it’s because they prefer to put a But to Bacon – and the random /r9k/ gentleman earlier – headphones are less of a “do not disturb” sign and more of an inconvenient roadblock for their penis.
You’ve gone one block and a guy is following you asking you to buy his mix CD.
He gives up, but now you see two people with clipboards and you’ve just made eye-contact with them.They represent something to be overcome because at all in the first place – whether it be a smile, a hello or even their attention.It’s the same sense of entitlement that underpins a host of dating mistakes, from Nice Guy behavior to harassing and groping women at conventions.If you can tell the difference between these, congratulations: you can, in fact, read the social context. The question at hand is whether you are in a place where approaching women and men is generally considered acceptable behavior or not. You’re there to eat; meeting strangers isn’t part of the social context.If you’re at a restaurant, do you stand up and start going over to another table to strike up a conversation just because you think they look interesting? Bars, on the other hand, are generally expected to be social spaces.Don’t get me wrong: there’s nothing inherently wrong with approaching women. The next key mistake that guys make when approaching women: they ignore the social context.