RUN THE TRAP
In the wake of Zac Efron, Leighton Meester, the brothers Jonas, the siblings Kardashian, and Adam Levine touching down at Manila’s jaw-clenchingly infamous airport to endorse booming Filipino-born clothing brands, we decided it was only fitting to invite yet another influencer to lend his…
So many of my friends tell me about these girls that they always notice around campus, but have never spoken to. They make eye contact, have a quick burst of adrenaline, their pupils dilate and absorb every little detail of her appearance, they slowly feel the smile creep up on their face, and before they know it, she’s gone. Disappeared in the crowd of people, only to be seen again two weeks later, completely oblivious to the fact that this guy practically has been standing five metres away, gazing at her longingly with his mouth hanging open.
Yes, my friends are weird. They know these girls names, their courses, where to see them on Tuesdays at 11AM, but they have never mustered up the courage to slip out a simple “hello”.
I’ve been in a relationship for the past three years, and I met my boyfriend in High School, so I have no idea what it’s like to crush on a complete stranger. Someone tell me, why are people so afraid to say hi?