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To go alone? Looser?

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Louise3445 Tue 23-Jan-18 13:07:03

Basically strictly come dancing is at my local arena tonight.
I really want to go (and tickets left )
Nobody wants to go,not even if I buy the tickets.
I’m a 32 year old woman and here I am scared to go in case people think I’m a looser...would you just go?
Or skip?

CheapSausagesAndSpam Tue 23-Jan-18 13:08:24

Go! It's completely accetable!

GreatDuckCookery Tue 23-Jan-18 13:08:48

Go!

MonkeysMummy17 Tue 23-Jan-18 13:09:13

Definitely go, enjoy yourself and your own company

Bluedoglead Tue 23-Jan-18 13:09:18

Go, I’m jealous!

Eltonjohnssyrup Tue 23-Jan-18 13:09:24

So you're in Newcastle? Maybe you can find someone on here in the same situation who wants to go and go together?

donners312 Tue 23-Jan-18 13:09:34

I would think you were confident not a loser!

Go!! (very jealous!!)

Louise3445 Tue 23-Jan-18 13:10:06

I am yeah,they are at metro radio arena tonight.

EggsonHeads Tue 23-Jan-18 13:10:14

You are 32. Don't you think that you are a little bit old to be caring about what other people think?

KatnissMellark Tue 23-Jan-18 13:10:46

Definitely go!

Louise3445 Tue 23-Jan-18 13:10:47

I know I’m stupid for even caring.
I spend my life worrying what others think.

damelorente Tue 23-Jan-18 13:11:38

Go! Enjoy yourself. You'll be kicking yourself watching it on TV, wishing you were there. Have fun!

Sparklingbrook Tue 23-Jan-18 13:11:44

Go. The SCD tour is brilliant. Will anyone even notice you are on your own. They will be too busy watching the show.

RoseWhiteTips Tue 23-Jan-18 13:11:57

Everybody worries what other people think even those who tell you it’s odd.hmm

Go!

MikeUniformMike Tue 23-Jan-18 13:12:26

Go. You'll be fine. Enjoy it.

Louise3445 Tue 23-Jan-18 13:12:59

It’s on tomorrow (2 shows) so I can always book tomorrow night and I have 24 hours to get my confidence up !!

thegrinningfox Tue 23-Jan-18 13:13:05

Go! Def!

Grilledaubergines Tue 23-Jan-18 13:14:31

Go! Absolutely. And once you e done it the first time, it's actually quite a liberating feeling. I remember with some shame now, the first time I sat in a coffee shop alone. I bigged it up and felt nervous going it. Felt brilliant after though. It was only a small thing in the grand scheme but if you feel self-conscious it's amazing. If I ever see someone alone at something big like a concert or whatever, my only thought is "good on you".

Grilledaubergines Tue 23-Jan-18 13:15:40

Don't book tomorrow night as that gives you time to talk yourself out of it. Strike whilst the iron is hot.

Sparklingbrook Tue 23-Jan-18 13:15:45

If I was in Newcastle I would come with you. grin

TBH going to a show alone means no waiting for anyone, no worrying if they are enjoying it, straight home after. There are definitely plus points!

theDailyShow Tue 23-Jan-18 13:19:32

The questions isn't whether you'd be a looser but if you care.

Sparklingbrook Tue 23-Jan-18 13:20:56

Doing stuff on your own is great. I hate going shopping with other people now and i love sitting in a cafe or a pub on my own.

I do loads of stuff on my own by choice. grin

MissionItsPossible Tue 23-Jan-18 13:21:10

Loser, not looser! Two seperate words!

Willswife Tue 23-Jan-18 13:22:30

Go. I remember going to the cinema alone for the first time, felt odd before I went but it was great!

Go and enjoy yourself!

morningtoncrescent62 Tue 23-Jan-18 13:24:11

Do it, OP. I go to loads of stuff on my own, including holidays as well as theatre, cinema etc. The first couple of times I was convinced everyone was pointing and talking about me, but after a while I realised that they really aren't interested, they're there to enjoy themselves. And if anyone is by any chance thinking I'm a loser, well, let them think it - their opinion doesn't make any difference to me.

I'm with the pp who said go tonight rather than give yourself time for second thoughts. Enjoy!

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