Some Things: Indirect Success

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Cameron is an illustrator hailing from Ohio. When she’s not drawing, she’s probably very, very quietly having loud thoughts about: queer things, her eventual shop, what to watch next on Netflix, food, names for her future pets, and tumblr.

Cameron has written 76 articles for us.


  1. Ahahaha so familiar. Or when you put one centimetre of your arm against their arm and assume they can feel the fiery blaze of chemistry clearly transmitting your attraction through this tiny patch of skin, meanwhile they haven’t even noticed

    • Or assume that they understand you not talking to them at a party or engaging eye contact whilst hiding in a corner and then leaving is an equally strong signal?

    • cb

      ok but chandra this can WORK. i have lived experience; we discussed it after the fact (and totally ended up dating at some point thereafter)

  2. This is how I would flirt, I think. But with less picking up the other person’s signals.

  3. Yep. After our first 3 dates, my [now] wife was sure I just wanted to be friends and she was okay with it because she figured we’d make good friends. That’s how good at flirting I am.

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