It may be a bit presumptuous to offer unsolicited advice about romance but since DDF did it in his annual post, I thought I would add my two cents. Some of the best advice in this area comes from Matt Damon’s character in “We bought a Zoo.”

You know, sometimes all you need is twenty seconds of insane courage. Just literally twenty seconds of just embarrassing bravery. And I promise you, something great will come of it.”

– Matt Damon, We Bought A Zoo

This is the advice Matt’s character gives to his son about approaching a girl that he likes. It reminds me a lot of the emotions I had as a young man in the dating arena. I never really mustered the 20 seconds of courage while at Williams. If I hadn’t found it the year after graduation and ended up with the best woman in the world, that lack of courage at Williams would be one of my biggest regrets.

Here is hoping you find the courage at the right time to change your life for the better!

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