TeenHelp
Support Forums Today's Posts

Get Advice Connect with TeenHelp Resources
HelpLINK Facebook     Twitter     Tumblr     Instagram    Hotlines    Safety Zone    Alternatives


You are not registered or have not logged in

Hello guest! (Not a guest? Log in above!)

As a guest on TeenHelp you are only able to use some of our site's features. By registering an account you will be able to enjoy unlimited access to our site, and will be able to:

  • Connect with thousands of teenagers worldwide by actively taking part in our Support Forums and Chat Room.
  • Find others with similar interests in our Social Groups.
  • Express yourself through our Blogs, Picture Albums and User Profiles.
  • And much much more!

Signing up is free, anonymous and will only take a few moments, so click here to register now!


Education and Careers Work of any kind can get stressful at times. Ask in this forum if you need help with coursework, applications, and more.

Closed Thread
 
Thread Tools Search this Thread
  (#1 (permalink)) Old
sharten Offline
Member
Welcome me, I'm new!
*
 
sharten's Avatar
 
Age: 23

Posts: 2
Join Date: February 25th 2014

Unhappy Career over girls? - February 25th 2014, 09:36 PM

Hello, it's my first time posting on this forums, or talk about this to anyone at all. English is not my main language so don't be harsh

Well, I'm a 17 year old boy, and about three years ago, I had to decide either I'd go to some normal course in high school, or take a computer course. I selected the computer one because it would be more beneficial for me, as you would expect there's no girls in the class, at first it didn't seem like a huge problem, but now,that I'm almost finishing it,it is, and I see most my colleagues making steps on their relationships, either starting one or already in one, and I kinda see myself getting left behind(I didn't even had my first kiss yet ) , probably because I'm very shy and low self esteem, and because there are no girls in class and I can't go talk to one after class because of my shyness.

This year I'm applying to go to college, and if I don't get in college, I don't see myself finding a girl, or even if I get in, the kind course I'm taking is again computers, which means less girls too...

I'm average looking and a bit nerdy

Any advice ?

I'm not sure if this is the best section to put this in, but it was the one it felt it should be here.

Thank you for reading this
   
  (#2 (permalink)) Old
Lelola Offline
Member
I've been here a while
********
 
Lelola's Avatar
 
Gender: Female
Location: Ohio

Posts: 1,077
Join Date: June 16th 2013

Re: Career over girls? - February 27th 2014, 02:51 PM

In the US, they make students take general education courses like English, fine arts, and so on. You will meet quite a few people in those classes. Some of the other classes may become specialized like some math classes are geared for specific majors like calculus for health science majors.

There are also clubs that you can join in most colleges. Even my community college had some clubs. Then there are some classes like kick boxing that I used to take. The larger university I went had a lot more clubs however they are around.

Do you have a job? A lot of people meet their significant others through work. I think a third of my coworkers date people that they worked at work. This can create tension though and some of my friends had issues through dating coworkers.
   
1 user(s) liked this post or found it helpful.
  (#3 (permalink)) Old
Lionheart Offline
Member
Regular TeenHelper
*****
 
Lionheart's Avatar
 
Name: Oliver
Age: 26
Gender: Agender
Location: Neverland

Posts: 459
Blog Entries: 206
Join Date: December 17th 2013

Re: Career over girls? - February 27th 2014, 06:57 PM

Hey there,

First off, don't worry, because you haven't got a girlfriend yet. Just most of the others are in a relationship, doesn't mean you have to be too. It's perfectly fine to start dating at 20 or 23, or even later. This is not a race or something.

If you want to meet girls, maybe you should try some clubs, a new sport, volunter for something or the likes. It's a great way of meeting new people. Noone forces you to only hang out with people from your courses.
Also, don't let your college choice be influenced by something like this. Do what you love and get awesome at it.
A guy who lies to himself and denies himself his chances is not something girls like, but most of them like people who are true to themself and do what they love. Being passionate and open about whatever it is you love, may it be computers or something else is just awesome.

Oh and from personal experience most girls don't want to be hit at. They want to be friends and see how good you get along and if they like you then maybe they will contemplate getting into a relationship. So try to befriend first. You can be friends with girls without dating them.
If you step up to a girl with that in mind, you may be able to be a bit more relaxed and be a bit more open, 'cause it's easier getting to know a new friend than trying to find a girlfriend.

So just be yourself, do what you love and one day I'm sure you will find a girl that wants to be in a relationship with you. Just don't try to force things.


It's ok to give in to an urge or make a mistake. You are only human and we all have our flaws. We all have our weak moments and we all make mistakes. Thats what makes us human.
Thats what makes us unique and beautiful

Courage isn't always a loud roar. Sometimes it is a quiet whisper at the end of a day saying: Tomorrow I will try it again!

   
1 user(s) liked this post or found it helpful.
  (#4 (permalink)) Old
sharten Offline
Member
Welcome me, I'm new!
*
 
sharten's Avatar
 
Age: 23

Posts: 2
Join Date: February 25th 2014

Re: Career over girls? - February 28th 2014, 01:20 PM

Thank you for the replys, they helped a lot
   
Closed Thread

Bookmarks

Tags
career, girls

Thread Tools Search this Thread
Search this Thread:

Advanced Search

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are Off
Pingbacks are Off
Refbacks are Off




All material copyright 1998-2019, TeenHelp.
Terms | Legal | Privacy | Conduct | Complaints

Powered by vBulletin®.
Copyright ©2000-2020, Jelsoft Enterprises Ltd.
Search engine optimization by vBSEO.
Theme developed in association with vBStyles.