Dear Dish-It, I Cry Over Him

Dear Dish-It,

There is a boy at my school... I like him so much. He has blackish, blondish hair with blonde, bleached hair. I like him so much that I even cry over him. Well my question is, should I ask him for a movie at the movie theater?

Dear Trish1450,

Your crush has a brutal dye job, huh? Anyway, it sounds like you're really crazy about this boy, so let's figure it out. If you're crying over him because that's how wrapped up you are, you might want to move carefully. Usually, I say go for it. You might get shot down, but it's not the end of the world. But I get the feeling that it might be the end of the world for you, which is why I think you need to take it slow.

Do you talk to this guy? Does he talk to you? Or are we talking about an across-the-classroom-can't-think-of-anything-else sort of obsession? If that's what this is, then you should talk to him casually. Try to pick up on his vibes and how he acts around you. If you get good vibes and even a bit of flirting, then definitely ask him out. And asking him to a movie is a great idea. Go check out The Dark Knight or Wall●E, which are my top picks. Or better yet, invite him over to your house to watch the Olympics, which start on August 8, 2008! If you're not comfortable with the idea of being alone with him, then make it a group affair by calling up a few friends, throwing together some chips and dip, and veggin' out on the couch to watch Michael Phelps in action.

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