Do everything differently from last year.
Say “yes” when you would’ve said “no” and “no” when you would’ve said “yes”. Refuse to take “no” for an answer. Take risks. Be daring and bold. Socialize. Date. Accept invitations.
If it doesn’t work, then next year: Do everything differently from last year.
Mary Steer is a word nerd living west of Toronto, where she works and reworks stories from life and imagination. Her short stories have appeared or are forthcoming in Green’s Magazine, The Halcyon Reader, Quick Brown Fox and CommuterLit. When she’s not writing or editing, she likes to dabble in physics (knitting) and chemistry (baking).