Annie Fox for Teens... Hey, Terra!

Annie (AKA Hey Terra!) has been around long enough to have experienced a lot of what Life can dish out. But, it hasn’t been so long that she's forgotten what it's like to be your age. Check out some of the thousands of email questions teens from around the world have sent to Terra. You may learn something useful from her answers:

Wish I had one:
“Can a girl make the first move?”

Hey Terra,

Is it right for a girl to make the first move? What if the guy is committed?

Not Shy

Dear Not Shy,

There's nothing wrong with a girl making the first move. But, if the guy is "committed" then his is NOT AVAILABLE. To make a move on a guy who is not available is not a great idea. Here's why... If he says "No thanks I'm already committed," you end up rejected and feeling awkward. If he says "Yes!" then he has shown himself to be a guy who doesn't respect his commitments. If he would cheat on his girlfriend with you, what makes you think he wouldn't then cheat on you with someone else?

The most perfect guy in the world for you is:

  • Single
  • Wants to be with you as much as you want to be with him
  • Isn't afraid to show it

I hope this helps.

In friendship,


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