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Old 03-17-2009, 02:01 AM   #48
Janet Rosen
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Re: Romantic Feelings for a Girl at the Dojo

Grant Wagar wrote: View Post
Sorry dude but you sound like just about every other teenage guy who ever hit puberity and had a crush on a girl.
I don't know the poster, but I do know that an adult with decades of, as this poster writes, "social anxiety", is not the same as a teenage guy with a crush.
I assume he wanted a safe place here for a little sympathy/support.

Unfortunately, just as we often say the dojo is not a therapeutic milieu, neither is aikiweb. If he cannot steel himself to speak with her, his only option is to seek some kind of formal support or therapy.

Janet Rosen
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