First, this serves largely as a personal diary for me. People do read it; and I started it because I figured there were things that needed to be said that weren’t.
Strictly speaking “game” as it is usually discussed is beyond me. I’m too old to go out and talk to women in bars. Still I think I have to overcome certain obstacles I have with social skills as a matter of my own personal development. Life consists of a certain number of bridges you have to cross and lessons you have to learn, sooner or later, older or younger.
I had a rare opportunity to actually talk to a woman the other day and I couldn’t do it. I was waiting, along with a few other people, inside the video store for the rain to let up. One was a very nice looking woman, of a plausible age, and no ring. Couldn’t think of anything to say.
Game practice consists of going out and talking to a bunch of people, but if I could do that why would I need help? “Approach anxiety” is a big stumbling block. I really don’t like talking to people I don’t have to and I’m not entirely sure why this is so strong. There is some key to overcoming this but I haven’t identified it yet.