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Dear Dish-It, I'm Nervous About My First Kiss


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Dear Dish-It,

Ok, I've had a lot of boyfriends, but I have never actually kissed one before. I'm scared that I'll get nervous when it finally does happen. My face gets red when I'm embarrassed and my hands will probably get sweaty and I don't wanna make a fool of myself. But I can never help it. And I'm totally fine with it, but all this stuff just happens... is there anything I can do? Thanks.
ahhhh


Dear ahhhh,

First, take a nice deep breath. There's no reason to stress over something that hasn't happened yet and you don't really know when it's going to happen either. A first kiss is something that you usually don't plan - it just happens at the right time. I know that's a really lame answer, but it's true. If you try and plan something like your first kiss then of course you are going to be nervous and sweaty. But if you just go with the flow and let things take their course, chances are that kiss is going to come when you absolutely least expect it - you won't have time to get embarrassed. And you know what? Even if you are nervous, that's ok. Being a bit nervous is totally natural and we all get those butterflies in our stomach before going in for that big first smooch. Hope this helps!


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    -Gwen9-- posted in Friends:
    "jordand08" wrote:Thank you.You're welcome. :)
    reply about 12 hours
    donteatcarrots
    talk to the person you're closest too. yes, you said you don't get close with people, but there's probably one person who you speak to more often than others- talk to that person.
    reply about 14 hours
    donteatcarrots
    donteatcarrots posted in Friends:
    Don't worry too much- it's only your first relationship- but I'd sit down with him at one point, and discuss what makes you uncomfortable, eg; if you know what I mean...
    reply about 14 hours
    donteatcarrots
    donteatcarrots posted in Friends:
    Probably sound a little stereotypical, but the majority of boys don't really act like that... Ask him :p
    reply about 14 hours
    kittenkid
    First: WHATEVER YOU DO, DON'T KILL YOUSELF! When you get past this you'll be glad. Well, this is just my opinion, but I think you should first find someone, anyone, even if you don't trust them, if there're your parents talk to them about it. I bet a bunch of people have already told you this but there're right. Before you walk up to them, write down what you're going to say and then think of a few questions they might ask and write down the answers to them. Remember to tell them that it might take you a minute to think of an answer. Before you answer, think of the exact words you will say  before you say anything, and think in your mind about it. Think about wether it is a lie or not before you say it. If it gets out of you mouth before you realize it is a lie, don't be afraid to say so and just say the truth. Also, just try to find something you like to do that will take your mind off everything. If you really can't think of anything, try just practicing saying your feelings to yourself, or a pillow or something.  Hope this helps!
    reply about 16 hours

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