How to follow up a Facebook message to a crush to which you got no reply?
I hope you can excuse me for being anonymous and skipping a detailed introduction, and willing to give me some advice on the situation I’m in.
I’ve sent a message via Facebook December 29 to a girl I went to class with 3 years ago we were both 14. We became friends, we got along well. I’ve let her know once before I cared for her, though in a friend-ly (not romantic) way by asking if she had been sick when she did not come to school a couple of days. No idea if that’s important, but I’m just throwing my cards on the table here.
When the year ended we lost contact. We haven’t spoken in these 3 years, though I see her frequently. Sometimes we look at each other but one of us looks away, it differs. Although I care for her very much, I don’t dare to smile or talk to her anymore, and so we pass each other by like strangers.
So recently I decided to send her a message via Facebook, as that was the quickest way of contacting her. I sent something among the lines of “Hey <name>. Have you had a nice Christmas? It’s been a long time since we talked. Do you want to catch up some time?”
She hasn’t responded, and I don’t know what to do. Should I send another message? What should it say? Will I just have to man up and talk to her? What should I say then? I just don’t know what to do, so I’d really like some advice on how I could handle this.
Thank you in advance.
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