Annie Fox for Teens... Hey, Terra!

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Wish I had one:
“There's this girl I like...”

Hey Terra,

I'm in class with this girl I like. I have briefly talked to her, but I want to talk to her socially. I have written poetry for her (she asked me to for the school paper). I sit behind her in my class (near me). I just want to start to get to know her better, but be subtle at the same time.

Help!

Back Seat Driver

Dear Back Seat Driver,

You already have something in common, the school paper! Start your friendship there. Talk about the paper, and writing in general. Ask her what she thought of the poem you submitted. Getting to know her better includes giving her a chance to get to know you better.

Good luck!

In friendship,

Terra


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