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By Carolyn Twersky

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You have spent months picking out the perfect prom dress, styling that just-right hair style, and planning the most over the top promposal your school has ever seen. You are all ready to take prom and completely slay the night. Except, for one little problem...you have NO clue how to dance. You'll look absolutely gorgeous, but you'll be glued to the back of the room all night, too afraid to get on the dance floor and bust a move. Does that sounds like you? Then read on, because I'm about to teach you how to dance at prom, no matter what your skill level.

Before you start getting down, though, just remember that dancing is all about trust. So, don't do anything that makes you feel uncomfortable. And before you start getting physical with someone of the dance floor, make sure they give their consent first and that everything is appropriate.

Milly Rock

If there's one dance everyone is going to be doing at prom, it's probably the Milly Rock. The dance may seem complicated, but once your break it down it's actually pretty easy, just follow these steps:

  1. Let's start with the arms. Starting with your right arm, keep your elbow close to your body and make a motion almost like you're patting yourself on your front left shoulder, but don't actually hit your shoulder.
  2. Then, do the same motion with your left arm to your right shoulder.
  3. When you go back to your right arm, start moving it to your left shoulder, but then stop, almost as if it's a fake out. Then, continue through with the motion. Let's call that move a double.
  4. You're going to continue with your arms in this pattern: right, left, double right, left, right, double left.
  5. While you're doing the arms, take the opposite leg of the arm you are using and lift your heel while tracing a small half circle with your toes. Then, when you switch arms, switch legs.
  6. On the doubles, you're going to do a kind of fake out with your feet where you start to lift your heel, but then you stop, before lowering it back down, lifting it back up and then completing the half circle.
  7. Put it all together and there you have it! You're doing the Milly Rock!

Find the Beat

Ok, finding the beat may seem super simple, but some people aren't musically inclined and can struggle to get into the rhythm. If this sounds like you, use these steps to help you find the beat, and the dancing will come a little more naturally.

  1. When you hear a song, start tapping your foot.
  2. Start counting: 1, 2, 1, 2, 1, 2, 1, 2.
  3. While still tapping your foot and counting, start to clap every time you say 2: 1, clap, 1, clap, 1, clap, 1, clap.
  4. Stop tapping your foot and get your body into it a little more. And there you go, you've found the beat!

Foxtrot

If you want to up your slow dance game, try the foxtrot. It's super easy, but it will totally impress your friends on the dance floor. To perfect the dance, just follow these steps:

  1. The leading partner should step forward two steps. Then, step to the left, and bring your feet together.
  2. Meanwhile the other partner starts on their left foot, and step backward twice while their partner is moving forward. Then, step to the right, and bring your feet together. So, both partners are doing mirrored motions.
  3. Now, for arms. The leading partner should have their right hand placed on their partner's back, while the following partner has their right hand on the other's shoulder. And then both partners extend their left arms and hold hands.
  4. Keeping your arms in position, repeat the feet movements over and over and you're foxtrotting!

    Slow Dance

    Slow dancing seems terrifying, but it's actually super easy. All you need is a partner and a slow song and then just follow these steps:

    1. Hand placement is completely up to you and your partner. In this video, the man has his right hand on his partner's back left shoulder, while she has her left hand on the top of his right shoulder and their other hands are holding at about waist length. Alternatively, you could do both hands around the neck with your partner's hands on your waist, vice versa, or really whatever feels comfortable.
    2. The important aspect of this move is the feet. As explained in the video, to master the slow dance, you need to master the step-touch. Basically you are stepping to the left with your left foot, then bringing your right foot to meet it, stepping to the right with your right foot and then bringing your left foot to meet it. Literally repeat this over and over and over again and...BAM! You're slow dancing! Make sure you step to the beat of the music and you'll be good to go.
    3. If you want to get really fancy (this isn't necessary) you guys can start going in circles together. To do this, simply step at an angle instead of in a straight line. Lead your partner or be lead and you'll be moving magically in a circle!

      2-Step

      The 2-step is the perfect dance move because it's so simple and works with a huge range of songs. Once you've mastered the simple move, you can add your own flair to spice it up any way you want.

      1. Good news! You're doing the exact same foot movements that you do when slow dancing! Meaning, step to the left with your left foot and then step with your right, bringing your feet together. Then, step to the right and bring your feet together. Keep your knees loose and then add whatever arm movements you want!

      Are you really feeling the music? Maybe getting down on the dance floor with your date? Here's how to dance with your partner, without getting too up close and personal.

      1. Stand with one partner in front of the other and bend your knees.
      2. Both partners start to move their waists in a circular motion.
      3. One of you can move to the left, one can move to the right, or you can move together.
      4. There's no reason to touch, you can leave space between you two so it's school appropriate and you feel comfortable.

      Shoot Dance

      You've definitely seen everyone dancing like this (even your Fortnite character), so you'll prob see it on the dance floor at prom.

      1. Bend your left leg and lift it back.
      2. Jump on your right leg and kick your left leg forward.
      3. Continue to kick your leg back and forth while you jump.
      4. Now, it's time for arms, hold them down and while you're kicking your leg, move the arms back and forth with the leg.
      5. Then, after four pumps, take your left arm and raise it above your head. Pump your arm forward four times as you kick you leg. Then, switch back to having your arms pumping by your legs!
      6. Keep going, switching between arms, until you tire out.

      If you have never heard of the floss, where have you been? If you don't know how to floss, that's more understandable, because it's a little difficult.

      1. Take your hands and hold them straight down, forming them into fists.
      2. Pretend like your holding a stick in your hands that is about waist length. Then, pretend like you're breaking that stick by bringing it against your hip.
      3. Bring your hands (still in the stick-holding formation) all the way back, and then back up, so they are parallel to the floor.
      4. Shift your hips to the other side and "break the stick" on your other hip.
      5. Pull your arms back up and parallel to the floor and then continue over and over and over again!

      Fun Dancing

      Basically, you can dance however you want, as long as you're having fun. Here's a video that shows off ten different dance moves that will stun on the dance floor.

      Carolyn Twersky Associate Editor Carolyn Twersky is an associate editor for Seventeen covering celebrities, entertainment, politics, trends, and health.

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      High School Prom for Guys

      It’s prom season here in the United States. Millions of high school students will be taking part in this springtime ritual that got its start in the 1890s in the Northeast. Since then, every April young people have been donning tuxedos and dresses to eat, dance, and have a good time. Some of my best memories from high school are from my prom nights (prom was for both juniors and seniors at my high school).

      When it comes to prom, there are generally two groups of people: those that think “Prom is awesome! I’m really excited to go,” and those that grouse, “Prom is sooo lame. What a waste of time.”

      Really, both groups are right. Prom can be a fun and memorable night, or it can be a big letdown. The difference doesn’t come from prom itself, but what you make of it. Special nights don’t just happen–you create them.

      AoM has a surprising (and heartening) number of high school-age readers, so to help them plan and carry out a successful and memorable prom night, we’ve created this comprehensive guide.

      Ask the Girl

      Probably the most important step in this entire process…and the one most fraught with pitfalls. Your enjoyment at prom will depend heavily on the person you take–choose the wrong gal and you and your friends will still be laughing about it 10 years later. If you’re dating somebody, your choice is easy. Just take your girlfriend. If you’re not dating somebody, you can always take a girl that’s a friend. I did that for one of my proms and had a great time. Took away some of the romantic pressure that a lot of young people experience at prom. We were just interested in having a good time.

      You can also ask a girl you’ve had your eye on for awhile, but never had the nerve to ask on a date. Be warned. There’s some risk in doing this. First, if you don’t know the girl too well you might end up having a bum time because she’s a bum date–just because sitting behind her in algebra class and smelling her apple-scented hair gives you butterflies, doesn’t mean you’ll connect once you have to, you know, actually have a conversation. Second, girls can imbue a lot of meaning into an invite to prom from a guy. Some might think that it’s the first step into a serious relationship. If going steady (or whatever they call it these days) isn’t in your plans, you’ll have to navigate an emotional minefield when you let the gal know you’re just looking for a prom date. Finally, she could say no. Being turned down by a gal you’re interested in is always hard, but keep your chin up and find somebody else.

      Whomever you ask to prom, make sure you do it about two months before the big shindig. Picking out a prom dress is a big deal for a girl and they’ll want plenty of time to make the right choice. Asking two to one and a half months beforehand gives her time to prepare.

      How should you ask a girl to prom? I usually just pulled the girl aside during school and asked her straight up, “Would you like to go to prom with me?” Simple and got the job done. Some guys did some elaborate and creative invitations that rivaled wedding proposals. Chalk writing on driveways, creating poster boards using candy bars to create a message, treasure hunts, serenading Elvises…Kate tells me the ladies love this, so if that’s your style, then go for it.

      After you’ve secured a date, you’ll need to buy tickets to get into prom. Purchase them as soon as they go on sale.

      Find a Group

      In my experience, attending prom with a group of friends is the way to go. It just makes the night more enjoyable and removes a lot of the pressure a young couple might feel if they were to go by themselves. The tricky part is figuring out who to group up with. While you might want to experience prom with your best buddy, your date might want to go with a different group. I never had a problem with this, but I can see it happening and causing all sorts of high school drama. My advice: be flexible and play it cool no matter what group you end up with. Even if you don’t have dinner with your buds, you can still see them at the dance, and at after prom festivities.

      Get Fitted for and Rent a Tux

      Some 1950s bros in double-breasted white tuxedos. Your best bet is to go with a simple black, single-button, peak lapel tux.

      In most places in the U.S. prom is a black tie affair, so that means you’ll need a tuxedo. For most men these days, whether young or old, life gives you very few chances to wear a tux–so enjoy it! Our resident style man, Antonio Centeno, did an excellent video explaining exactly what a young man should wear to prom for his own site, Real Men, Real Style, that should answer a lot of your questions about what to wear:

      Basically, Antonio suggests keeping it classic and simple. You can’t go wrong with a single-button, peak lapel coat, a waist coat, and traditional tuxedo trousers. You want something where you can look back at pictures twenty years later and think, “Man, I looked dapper. And look how much hair I had!”

      Of course, you could have some fun as well. You’re young. There probably won’t be another time in your life that you can get away with wearing a zoot suit or a powder blue 1970s tuxedo to a formal affair, so if that’s your thing and your date’s okay with it, go for it. Just stay away from the duct tape tuxedos and neon-colored pimp hats. (Note: The zoot suit and powder blue tux bit is solely the responsibility of Brett McKay and does not necessarily reflect the views of Mr. Antonio Centeno…who is probably shaking his head right now in disbelief.)

      Rent your tux, don’t buy. It doesn’t make sense for a person your age who’s still growing and probably isn’t attending a lot of black tie events to buy a tuxedo. Because you’re renting, you’re not going to get a tuxedo that fits like a custom suit, but try to get something as close as possible to it. If your tuxedo jacket fits well in the shoulders and in the chest, you’re golden. Also, make sure the pants are as close to your size as possible.

      Visit a rental place as soon as you can to ensure you have the greatest possible selection to choose from. You’ll have to decide on what jacket style and shirt collar type you want, whether you’re going bow tie or neck tie, and whether or not you’ll be wearing a waist coat or cummerbund. You can also rent shoes there if you need them. After you’ve been fitted and have placed your order, the rental place will let you know when you can pick up your tux.

      Keep track of all the stuff that comes in your rental bag, especially the small stuff like the tie and cufflinks. Make sure to return the tuxedo to the rental place as soon as possible. Don’t worry about laundering. They take care of that.

      Buy the Corsage

      A corsage is a small arrangement of flowers that is usually worn on a woman’s wrist  or pinned to her dress. Traditionally, the guy is responsible for buying the corsage for the girl, and the girl is responsible for buying a boutonniere for the guy.

      The corsage needs to compliment the color of your date’s dress, so you’ll need to ask your date what color her dress will be.  You can also ask if she has a favorite flower. Make sure to ask if her dress will be sleeveless or strapless too, as this will determine whether you should get a wrist or pinned corsage. When you get the information, head over to a florist, and relay the information to them. They’ll offer suggestions on flower types and color, as well as what sort of greenery to include in the corsage. Roses are a popular pick. Keep it small and simple.

      Florists get slammed at prom time, so don’t wait until the last minute to order it. Two weeks before prom is plenty of time. Also, don’t  dump this job off on your mom because you think it’s “girly” to go into a flower shop. I knew a lot of guys in high school who did this. Total Dim move.

      Make Reservations for Dinner

      Some schools offer dinners at the prom itself. If that’s your situation, you can skip this section. If your school’s prom doesn’t offer dinner, you’ll need to find a place to eat before you head over to the dance. While you may be going to prom in a large group, take the initiative in finding a place for the group to eat. In my experience, everyone in the group expects someone else will take on the responsibility. Might as well be you.

      Picking a place to eat for a large group can be tricky. Everyone has different tastes that you’ll need to accommodate. Stay away from exotic and ethnic restaurants. Everyone might not share your passion for Indian food. Steakhouses and bistro-type places are a safe bet. They offer traditional fare that will likely please most palates. Just make sure the place offers vegetarian dishes as well.

      Choose a restaurant that’s local and has a nice ambiance. Prom night is supposed to be special. Don’t spend it at the Olive Garden, Red Lobster, or P.F. Chang’s where you’ll have some dude wearing cargo shorts, a visor, and bright orange Crocs sitting next to you. And ideally, you’ll want to go someplace that’s relatively close to the prom.

      Make your dinner reservations early. Places fill up quickly near prom time. Play it safe by locking down reso’s a month to three weeks in advance. Tell the restaurant how many you plan to have in your party. If they can’t accommodate your group, you’ll need to look somewhere else.

      Get a Straight Razor Shave and a Haircut

      Girls usually treat themselves to a pedicure, manicure, and a trip to the hairstylist before prom. Who says the guys can’t pamper themselves a bit before the big night, too? The dude equivalent to girls’ pre-prom ritual is a straight razor shave and a haircut at a barber shop. Call around the shops in your town.

      Get Ready

      Start getting ready an hour or so before prom. Shower up, brush your teeth, comb your hair, and put on your tuxedo. Gather everything you’ll need for the evening–corsage, prom tickets, after-prom party tickets, cash, and mints. Put the tickets, cash, and mints in your inside jacket pockets and the corsage in the car. Throw an umbrella in the car too–if it rains, your date will be none too happy if her carefully crafted up-do gets ruined. Now give yourself a look in the mirror and point at your reflection like the Fonz. Tonight’s going to be a great night.

      Skip the Stretch Limo

      Despite what you’ve seen in movies and television shows, stretch limousines aren’t fun. I can’t recall a single experience in a stretch limo where I was like, “Man, I feel like a balla’!” Instead I was like, “Man, I’m feeling cramped. And what’s that funky smell coming from the seat?” With so many people in the car, you’ll be cramped and hot, and you’ll pay some guy a lot of money to feel cramped and hot. In my opinion, it’s just not worth it.

      Just use your own car and carpool with your friends. You’ll save money and you’ll ride in comfort.

      Pick Up Your Date

      Many of the guidelines that we laid out on picking up your date in Road Map to the Perfect First Date apply for picking up your date for prom too. Make sure your car is clean, arrive on time, and come to the door with your corsage. Warmly greet her parents with a smile and firm handshake. Chances are your date is still doing some last minute gussying up. Make some small talk with her parents–compliment their house. Tell them about the restaurant you’re going to. Also let them know your plans for after prom and when they should expect their daughter will be home.

      When your date enters the room, give her a big smile, walk over and give her a hug, and immediately compliment how she looks. She probably spent all day getting ready for tonight. Suggested compliments: “You look stunning!” or “That dress looks amazing on you.”

      You and your date will now exchange corsages and boutonnieres. Traditionally, your date is supposed to pin the boutonniere on you and you’re supposed to place the corsage on your date. Placing a wrist corsage on your date isn’t hard; pinning a corsage on her dress is trickier. In my experience, moms usually get involved with the pinning part when they see the guy stick himself with the pin five times. Let them help.

      Her parents will probably want to snap some photos. When that’s done, head towards the car and open the door for your date.

      Pre-Prom Pictures

      Be like grandpa. No hover hands.

      Parents will want to take pictures before you and your date head over to prom. It seems the girls were really into it and the guys just tolerated it. At my high school, the pre-prom photo session was a big event. Our prom night group would gather at someone’s house, dozens of parents (usually the moms) would show up with cameras, and the hosting family would have hors d’oeuvres for people to eat. Mom’s would gush over how pretty the girls looked, while the dads that showed up generally stood by the food table munching on cheese and crackers.

      Whether your pre-prom picture event is just you and your date at her house or a big event, be cooperative and smile. It will make the experience better for everyone. Also, NO HOVER HANDS! In pictures of just you and your date, proper arm placement is behind the small of the girl’s back with your hand resting on her waist. Capice?

      Dinner

      After pictures, head over to the restaurant. Make sure you get there at the time of your reservation. If you and your group are running late, call the restaurant and let them know. When you get to the table, and if it’s convenient, pull out your date’s chair and help her in her seat.

      Remember your basic table manners. Napkin in laps, cell phones off, elbows off the table. When your food arrives, don’t start eating until everyone has been served. Break the stereotype that many waiters have about high schoolers being loud, rude, and poor tippers.  Be on your best behavior; the pre-prom meal sets the tone for a special and classy evening. Treat your server with respect and tip them generously after your meal.

      Prom

      Finally. It’s time for the big event. When I attended prom, I always planned to arrive about 45 minutes to an hour after it started. That will allow enough time for things to get going. When you enter, you’ll need to give your tickets to the ticket person. The first thing you’ll want to do is take your picture while you and your date are still looking fresh. Usually there’s some kinda-cheesy background based on your prom’s theme. Take your picture and then go stake out a table.

      Make sure to get out on the dance floor as much as possible. That’s what you’re there to do, right? Feel free to take off your tuxedo coat and place it somewhere safe. It’s completely acceptable. You don’t want to become a sweaty mess.

      Don’t be the guy who’s too cool or too shy to dance. Get out there and let loose. You’re 18 years old, you’re with your best friends, and life is good. Have fun! However, it should be noted that grinding your twigs and berries on your date’s backside does not rise to the definition of “dancing.”

      When you slow dance with your date, you can take a couple of approaches. You can go with the middle school-style, hands on your date’s waist and her hands draped around your neck while you sway side-to-side in the same place. Personally, I liked to mix things up a bit with turns and swirls and dips and whatnot, so I usually assumed a more traditional dance position with my right arm around my date’s waist and left hand holding her right hand. While you probably won’t have room (or the music) to do a waltz, this position offers more possibilities besides simply swaying awkwardly.

      Even if your date has turned out to be a dud, or you paired off through some less than ideal circumstances and you weren’t excited to go with her in the first place, don’t ditch your date at the dance. No matter what happens, you’re her escort, and you should stay by her side for most of the evening. If you want to go your separate ways after the dance and enjoy the rest of the night separately, so be it.

      After-Prom Festivities

      The official prom is over. A king and queen have been crowned, you danced, and lots of pictures were taken. But prom still isn’t over. We’re now entering the stage of the prom night ritual that’s fraught with parental worry and hand-wringing: the after-prom party. Movies and TV have created a powerful narrative that after-prom is the time for young high schoolers to get plastered at a giant party and finally lose their virginity at some seedy motel.

      You don’t need to do that.

      By all means have fun, but do so without the alcohol, drugs, and sex. Make prom night something you’ll remember fondly 20 years from now and not something that will make you cringe whenever you’re reminded of it. Also, keep in mind that as a prom goer in the 21st century, you have to deal with something that high schoolers just ten years ago didn’t have to think about: smartphone cameras and Facebook. What you do on prom night will probably be cataloged by friends on their cameras and they’ll probably share it on their Facebook profiles. Don’t engage in any behavior that you wouldn’t want shared publicly. That picture of you doing keg stands in your tux might come back and haunt you.

      I was fortunate enough to live in a school district where the parents put on a big after-prom party for the three high schools in the area. They’d rent a local amusement park for the entire night and give the kids free rein on the park. It was a blast and offered some of the best memories of my prom nights.

      If your school doesn’t offer some sort of after-prom party, you can make up your own after prom activities. Kate and her friends followed prom with a bonfire, some hot tubbing, and an early breakfast back at her place prepared by her parents. And everyone had a blast.

      The Door

      Make sure to get your date back at the time you told her parents you would. Get out of the car and walk her to the door. Thank her for the great time. If it seems right, by all means go in for the kiss. While generally a kiss on the first date can be iffy, everyone is primed and kind of hoping for something romantic or at least memorable and out of the ordinary to happen on prom night. So go for it and then see her into her house. Walk back to your car, go home, and go to sleep. You just made some great memories, my friend.

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      Graduation is a big event that all students look forward to. Formally, this is just an event where teachers, students and their parents spend their last day within the school walls. It is necessary to look stunning at this ball, so many, long before the event, begin preparations.

      Dress is the most important thing at the prom, every girl wants to become a princess for one night and feel like the most beautiful in the bustle of the school prom. Many competitions and entertainment programs take place at graduation. All graduates, boys and girls, should take part in them.
      Most often I choose the king and queen of the ball, for this title, many are trying to fight. There is also a common dance competition where the most beautiful couple will receive an original prize. Almost all graduates also take part in this competition. How to choose the ideal partner for such a dance and win this competition, now we will figure it out.

      Choosing a dance partner

      Girls, in most cases coming to the ball, already know who they would like to see as their dance partner. They make their choice based on some estimates. Usually immediately attracted by the appearance of the guy. If he has a beautiful suit, he is elegant and irresistible, then many girls will try to compete for him.

      Be sure to pay attention to his behavior. If he confidently keeps among friends, and even stands out a little, such a guy will be able to please many young ladies. Such confidence is felt from afar, and it is easy to distinguish it from promiscuity.
      An important point will be his intellect, girls have always appreciated this. During the school years spent together, most students manage to study each other well. They know the habits, how the guy studies, skipped classes or not. From all this, conclusions can be drawn. You can also find out what he is going to do after school, this is also some kind of indicator.

      You shouldn't choose drunken guys, this is a bad sign and it can only indicate big complexes. A self-confident guy will not drink alcohol in order to become bolder. He's smart enough to just be who he is. Choose those guys that you like not only in appearance, but also have fun with them. You need to understand that by inviting a guy to dance, you still make a choice, and what your intentions are, he doesn’t know.

      We invite you to dance

      White dance is often used at the prom. He defuses the tense situation a little and gives the girls the opportunity to take the initiative. Sometimes it's not easy to come up and ask a guy to dance. Moreover, all graduates are at an age when constraint still takes precedence over reason. You need to exhale and take the first step towards the guy.

      1. Act without delay, determination and perseverance can be justified. Keep it simple, go up to the guy and ask him to dance. This can confuse him, and he will easily agree. This may not happen. If the guy is surrounded by his friends. He can simply be embarrassed and refuse you, although in his heart he really wants this. Perhaps such a situation will also arise, the guys will talk about something and he will not want to interrupt the conversation. Pay attention to different little things. If you notice. That, approaching him, the guy leaves you trying to leave the hall, you don’t need to catch up with him, most likely you will be refused. The surest option is to see someone who just sits and is bored. If you approach him at this moment and with a smile looking into his eyes, say your proposal, then for sure he will agree.

      2. There is also another tried and true way to get a guy excited about dancing. Here you need to act without much pressure. Proms often have tables set up where groups of students gather and interact closely. Your goal will be to sit down at the table where the right candidate is sitting. Start a casual conversation, light and so to speak about nothing. After such a conversation, you can casually say that you really like this music and just make him an offer to dance. If the guy starts to show up, arguing that he doesn’t know how, then you can put a little pressure on him and say that his skill is not very important to you, the main thing is to move to your favorite music.

      3. Not every girl is sure that she will not be refused. You need to correctly calculate your strength and not become discouraged after the first attempt. The weaker sex has always been helped by cunning, and this should not be forgotten. If you are not sure that the guy will agree to dance with you, then you will have to use this weapon. Try to wait until he is left alone, if this does not happen, then call him aside, whisper. And immediately say that you argued with your girlfriend to dance with him and could he support you. Most likely, the guy will not refuse you, they love such things, because they often use them themselves. All your goal is achieved, and then you can move on according to circumstances.

      Do's and Don'ts

      There are limits to etiquette. For which you do not need to go. You have a definite goal, to invite a guy to a dance, and you must follow it, keeping within the bounds of decency.

      Alcohol is always present at the prom, even if it is champagne, but a young body does not need much. If you didn’t calculate a little with him and went over, then postpone the idea of ​​\u200b\u200bdancing, you should not go invite a guy if you are tipsy. This will push him away and he will probably refuse you.
      If you notice that the guy is heading towards the door, then you do not need to catch up with him. He may need to go to the bathroom or go about his business, and your proposal will not be on time. Better wait until he returns, and then proceed to the invitation.
      It's also worth waiting if you see him actively chatting with his friends. It is better not to interfere in such conversations, after waiting a short amount of time, you can approach and invite him.

      If the guy you wanted to invite is with a companion, and even if they are not a couple, then do not try to be rude and show aggression. No one will like this behavior, and most likely you will never receive a positive response to the invitation.

      Charm him

      At the prom, all the girls are very elegant and beautiful. But you want to invite that guy who would turn his attention to you. To do this, you need to focus on your appearance. It must be perfect and you must feel like a queen. Such confidence is easily felt and transmitted to others. If you have an untidy and a little disheveled look, then most likely the guy will not want to dance with you, so pay a lot of attention to your appearance.

      Your voice should sound charming, when making an invitation to dance, turn on all your tenderness and charm, and babble something about the invitation. Guys love soft, and a little confused girls, and with this you can charm him. The smell of perfume, a beautiful outfit and a very pleasant voice will do their job.

      Don't turn on arrogance, guys don't like it and most likely he won't agree to go to the dance with such a girl. You need to become sensitive and kind, soft and shy, and in no case not to chat on the phone all evening. A lot of makeup can just scare a guy. They are all used to seeing a natural girl at school every day, and here a painted doll appears.
      Now a lot has changed, if before we had to communicate a lot with guys, now it all happens via SMS and the Internet. If you managed to arrange a dance with a guy, then go ahead, maybe you have found each other and you can be connected much more than this prom.

      Charm guys at the prom, try to please many. Look closely at each of them, there were times when people at that very moment realized that they liked each other and after the ball spent a lot of time together. There are also couples who got married thanks to the prom.

      Let the prom become something special for you, and dancing with a young man will only add some sincerity and warm feelings. In any case, you don’t need to react too violently if the guy refused you, he can have many reasons for this. Maybe he doesn't know how to dance, or he has other plans, maybe he likes a completely different girl and he's afraid to frighten her away. The most important thing is to remain yourself, beautiful, confident and unique.

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      How do I approach a stranger boy from grade 10 and ask him to waltz with me at graduation? The fact is that there are not enough boys in the class and we girls need to attract boys from other classes. Other girls have already scored guys for a dance for a long time, but I don’t know how to do it. Rehearsals will start soon and I urgently need advice on how to approach and what to say? And if he refuses. It's just very scary. Help!!!!

      • Just sit down with him at recess (when he is alone) and carelessly, without embarrassment, with a slight irony and a grin, say "Hello))) listen, I have no one to dance the waltz with, can you keep me company? and with me a trip to movies, chocolate, whatever else he likes. " and laugh merrily. With a smile, it is very simple and easy, without any hint that he is your only hope.

      • First, don't be afraid of rejection. If he refuses, it’s not necessarily because you don’t like you, maybe he is shy about dancing, or just problems in life and not up to dancing. Second, choose the right boy. The one who will not then run around the school and tell that you invited him and laugh about it. Such boys are still small and stupid, and you may be offended. And thirdly - dress nicely and neatly, put your hair and face in full order, and invite them only in this form. This is more important for your self-confidence than for appearance, if you look perfect, it will be easier for you) what exactly to say depends on the degree of acquaintance of the guy you choose. You can write me a message, I never had problems with what to say to the boy . .) I will be glad to help

      • Just come up and offer, in life you will have to ask more than once. Be bold, look into your eyes, and most importantly, approach with confidence that you will not be refused, everything has been proven by life!

      • Never invite a guy to dance with you. It’s better that you dance this dance alone or with some kind of nerd, but the guy you love will immediately understand that you are still that little thing and are not going to run after him like an idiot and persuade you to dance. You are a lady, let him run after you and beg for dances. And if you invite him, he will immediately lose interest in you, or lose this interest in a month, in any case, he will be like a king in this situation.


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