i have to talk to complete stranger and im so nervous

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  1. cetiya

    cetiya Lunatic VIP

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    So I've been emailing with a gentleman and we are meeting Friday morning. He's an old fashioned german, fresh to america, in the past few years. He wants to talk on the phone in 20 minutes. I never talk to anyone on the phone, I'm more comfortable with texting and email.
    I'm going to pretend I'm not nervous but I'm scared. I don't mind meeting him, that's just a little scary but this phone call is scaring me!
     
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    maroon Well-Known Member Banned User

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    whats his story, why is he here? whats old fashioned german?
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    Phoneophobia?
    My sister has a bad case of that.
     
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    If he is calling you it should not be a problem.
     
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    ...if he starts breathing heavy, report back with details.
     
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    He's an older gentleman and I know he is old fashioned. Like he wants to talk to me personally on the phone like the old days! Just kidding. Ahhh. 9 minutes. Anxiety....
     
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    relax, do a shot or something....
     
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    Its funny, I talk to strangers all night long at work but can't do it at home
     
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    Talking on the phone is a good prequel to meeting.
    It takes the edge off the nerves of meeting in person...that while you might not really have, he may.

    Smile while you're talking.
    People can hear it.




    And do keep us posted, this is some good shit. :munch:
     
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    Its funny, I talk to strangers all night long at work but can't do it at home
     
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    I believe it was the (homo erotic) wisdom of Mike Brady that recommended To imagine the other party in their underwear to settle your nerves. Kind of an interesting recommendation given what we eventually learned about Mr Brady.

    So just imagine him sitting in his underwear....with a huge boner - and a little nazi flag at the top, and you'll be fine.

    Seriously though,...walk around as you are talking on the phone. It helps you expell nervous energy, and helps to make you sound more energetic. I do it on calls all the time (in my underwear)! :happy:
     
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    I wish I could smoke a bowl but I need to be sober while talking to him. He wouldn't approve of that I'm sure!
     
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    think of howards ridiculous teeth if u get nervous.
    just let him talk, u dont need to sell yourself or be on audition, just be yourself.
     
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    Yeah it works that way.
    Wanted to cal the Jay thomas show several times but chickened out.
    Any other calls I have no problem with.
     
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    That's good advice, thanks. Ahhh 4 minutes. I'm having a nervous breakdown. I hope I can understand his accent
     
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    I'd be more concerned about that scary ass accent, fräulein. You must fill us in on the details after the call. This has potential. Good luck!
     
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    Give me a call ill watch your back, lol
     
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    You should make some notes, list of possible conversation topics etc. Maybe try munching on an apple.
     
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    I called TJTS a few months ago and I was so nervous I could barely speak. Of course I was called an idiot and promptly gotten rid of. It's surprisingly easy to get through though.
     
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