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Tuesday, June 27, 2006
   
Dear Bubby,

I am 12 years old and I am in the sixth grade. There are two sixth grade classes. I am in one and a girl I really like is in the other. I've liked this girl for about 6 months now, but I am not sure if she likes me.

At first I knew that she liked me because her friend told me that she did, and she was standing behind her friend, all shaky and nervous. Also she has given me a few things (indirectly) that also made me think that she did like me. For example, I got a card from her that said, "Do you want to be my valentine?"

The bad thing is that, some people, including my friends, think that this is a fib. But I don't believe them. Also, she has been acting kind of mean to me, while her face turns kind of red.

Does my crush have a crush on me too, or is it a fib? I need to know!!!

From,
Nervous Boy



Dear Nervous Boy,

Well, 12 years old and in the sixth grade? I think you may have a crush on her, and you may not have a crush on her. I think you should strike up a conversation with her at recess and invite her to have ice cream or a soda with you and that will break the ice. She can't invite you, but you can certainly invite her. And then you will know if she likes you and you will know if she's really the girl you want to be friends with.

At 12 years old, there will be plenty of other girls before you are eligible for marriage. How will a person know if someone else cares, unless there is some sign for caring? Invite her out for candy or soda. But you should approach her. Take the initiative if you would like to be friendly with her.

Say, "Would you like to join me?" and you can get to know one another. Maybe you'll take her out and you'll decide you don't like her at all. One never knows.

Good luck, and let me know it turns out,
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