How to Break the Ice With a Girl in Front of You, in Line

Don't feel bad guys-it's happened to all of us! You see a cute girl in front of you in line at a fast food place or Starbucks and get TONGUE TIED! No words come to mind and you only have a SMALL WINDOW to say something! Sound familiar? Here's what you do!

Steps

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    Make sure you look the part before you leave the house, smell good, well groomed, and properly dressed. Bring business cards just stating your name, occupation and number. Occupation is optional.
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    (Optional) To work on your confidence, say "Hello" to every woman you encounter that day--the crossing guard, the librarian and the old lady at the bus stop. You will feel yourself gaining confidence.
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    Okay you're in line and the girl in front of you is a cutie! Notice EVERYTHING around you and about her appearance. This will help you provide "stimulus" to the conversation later
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    When she orders make sure she doesn't order for two people! Her boyfriend could be in the car!
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    Creatively comment on her order, for instance, say "Mocha Latte? Sounds like a dance...How does that taste?"
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    No matter her answer, smile, be confident and answer her question by asking for her name or how her day is going. This will allow her to share something with you and will likely make her a bit more comfortable with you.
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    Following that, you may ask another question or two. If the situation is more rushed, let her know you have to go, but to give you a call later that night. Slide her your business card.

Tips

  • Be in a good mood.
  • Strong eye contact will show confidence. It shows you have no fear or nervousness.
  • Practice saying hello with women on a regular basis.
  • Project your voice from your diaphragm.
  • Always lean back when you speak.

Warnings

  • Be aware of signs of disinterest. These include lack of eye contact, nervous body language, brief answers, and "closed" body stance.
  • Be cognizant of boyfriend signs, including large orders or worse, a wedding ring

Article Info

Categories: Conversation Skills