It's also a way to ease in and get a vibe about whether or not they're interested in— you can always retreat quickly.
A lot of people find their commute the worst part of their day, but it doesn't have to be.
"Start up a conversation about whatever is going on right in front of you," dating coach and licensed marriage and family therapist Pella Weisman tells Bustle.
If you ride the same line that always stalls at the same spot — or always had someone eating the same smelly food — you can open with a joke about that. She told me to ask questions whenever I'm nervous in a social situation and it hasn't let me down yet.
A survey of 1,000 Millennial New York men and women aged 18-34 by Friendthem, a social connectivity app, looked into how people felt about subway flirting.
Over 85 percent of New Yorkers expressed desire to give a business card or cell phone number to someone on the subway— which is way higher than I would have expected— but only 36 percent of those surveyed have been bold enough to do so. And the good thing about doing something in person— and taking a break from dating apps — is that you can feel them out right away.
"Instead have your business card ready, which is perfectly acceptable in this circumstance as it’s easier and seamless." If you're used to chatting with new people, you'll be in a much better position to strike up conversation with someone on the the bus, train, or ferry. "If you stop by a coffee shop before hitting the subway, talk up the barista.
Smile and make eye contact with people as you walk to the station.
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