Compliments are an all-too-often misused attempt at casting a rod to see if they bite. It's a great idea, in theory. But here I'm gonna explain why it doesn't work and how you can make a little adjustment that's going to feel really good to you regardless of where the connection goes.
So, you're at your favorite coffee shop standing in line and behind you walks up this human who's got eyes you could dive into, a smile that's making you melt, and hair that you'd like to see in your bed tomorrow morning.
First of all - you're not gonna say all that. Second - you don't even know if they're single! But - you just can't possibly wait in this line with such proximity to an opportunity without at least trying. So what do you do?