When you constantly receive pickup lines like “sup” or “ur hot,” it’s easy to lose all hope of finding that rom-com, saccharine type of love. But there are still a few hopeless romantics left in the world who believe the right way to ask out their crush requires a little more work. These eight acts of utter bravery — because, let’s be honest, asking someone out isn’t easy — have restored our faith in humanity — and sweet, sweet love.Relationships Relationships Relationships Relationships Relationships
1. Be bold when a latte is at stake.
She caught his eye when she walked into Starbucks one day, but he didn’t have the courage to approach her — just to make her drink order. Same with the next day. And the next. Until one day, he snuck a little message onto the bottom of her cup and winked when handing it over.Relationships Relationships Relationships Relationships Relationships
2. Offer a piece of gum.
He walked up to her with a quiet confidence and offered a piece of gum on the way to class. She took the one partially sticking out and found a surprise inside. The message on the wrapper read, “Will you go out with me?” and the two ended up dating for almost three years.