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To cancel a date because I'm crippled by nerves?

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sugaredplumfox Mon 28-Nov-16 13:13:48

Long story short on Sat I met a lovely man in the pub, we were both quite drunk but ended up having a good chat (and a kiss or two!)

Yesterday he asked me out next week for a drink and I said yes. Today I'm so nervous I almost might cancel. I have just come out of a very hard relationship that lasted for years so I'm struggling to remember how to act on a date.. will we have anything to talk about? Is he remembering me as more attractive as I am?

AIBU - do I just need to get my shit together?

gamerchick Mon 28-Nov-16 13:19:02

Well when I first set up to meet my now husband I nearly bottled it and went home.

I'm very glad I went wink

MaidOfStars Mon 28-Nov-16 13:23:31

Don't go with any expectations and you won't be disappointed. You met someone nice and had a good chat (and at that point, there was enough attraction to kiss each other). At the very least, you are probably going to make a new friend - just think of it as a couple of beers, with anything extra a nice bonus.

He may well be thinking the same.

c3pu Mon 28-Nov-16 13:24:48

Go on the date! Have a nice time.

MaidOfStars Mon 28-Nov-16 13:28:42

Also, what are you going to wear? grin

sugaredplumfox Mon 28-Nov-16 13:53:08

Thanks everyone I think I'm just going to have to go and try not to have a breakdown beforehand.

MaidofStars- I hadn't even thought! Something casual as I live in a rural town so anything dressy makes you stand out like a sore thumb... definitely don't need!

CockacidalManiac Mon 28-Nov-16 13:55:36

Don't back out! You might regret it for years.
Fortune favours the brave, or as Del Boy puts it 'he who dares, wins'.

krustykittens Mon 28-Nov-16 13:56:44

Brave girl pants on and go! You might have a great time, you might not, but it's experience.

Temporaryname137 Mon 28-Nov-16 13:58:09

my friend sent me a text almost along these exact lines last year. I told him not to be such a scaredy-cat and to go. their wedding is in april!

don't let the past hold you back. just try and see it as a bit of fun. if it's not fun, you can leave. if it is fun, you can stay smile

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