It’d be great if she connected with your crew, but worrying too much about how others will react to her makes it harder to figure out whether you like her, says April Beyer, a dating and relationship coach.
The fix: “Falling in love requires bravery,” Beyer says. Trust your own intuition: If your gut says yes to a second date with a sweet but socially awkward girl, then go for it, even if you know your best guy friend would roll his eyes. “If you like her and have fun with her, that’s the only thing that matters, and following your gut can help you home in on what really turns you on,” Beyer explains.
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