The Barfly Scene
... But the chances of meeting someone, even if you found them attractive from afar, were also hit and miss. It is difficult to meet strangers in this sort of environment because someone has to make the first move, and that takes courage. The fear of physical rejection and refusal is a reality no matter what age you are (which is not present in the world of your two-dimensional screen, but we will explore that scenario later). There’s nothing new about this type of situation; men and women pre-Internet have been physically meeting each other in the real world from the beginning of human existence.

But I think the big difference in our social environment now is ...

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Topics covered in this section: Meeting single people in your social environment.



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