8 Innovative Ways to Approach Your Crush ...

By Lyndsie

8 Innovative Ways to Approach Your Crush ...

It can be hard to figure out just how to approach your crush. Some options are cheesy, while others have just been done to death. If you really want to let the person you like know exactly how you feel, however, there are lots of other, more unique options – like these really innovative ways to approach your crush.

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Try a Gardenia

Every flower has a meaning, and gardenias are no different. They are the covert secret admirer flower. You can give them to your crush to secretly confess your feelings – even if he's a boy, yes. It's a really unique way to confess your feelings, but it might go over your crush's head unless you can find a subtle way to tell him or her what gardenias are really all about.



This may seem cheesy, but it worked for me when I was courting the Better Half. When we were still in the friend stage but I was developing a crush, I used to send all these mix CDs and playlists that made my feelings pretty clear – and I have to tell you, it worked!


Put It in Writing

Writing a note or an email might seem unoriginal, but truthfully, in this era devoted solely to texts and Facebook messages, it can be perfect. You don't need to write a novel – and, in fact, writing anything long is probably going to be a bit too much, and you'll risk saying more than necessary. Keep it short and sweet, because thus far, this is a crush, not a full fledged love affair.


Do a Balloon Bouquet

This is pretty cheesy too – but it's also an original! If you want to let your crush know you like him – or her – balloons are definitely a unique way to do it. You can get just about anything written on balloons, so a message announce “Hey guess what, I like you!” shouldn't be too hard at all!


Write It in the Sand

Messages written in the sand – or the dirt; or with rocks; you get the idea – are cute. They're fun and low pressure as well, so they don't seem like this huge, big deal, which you generally want to avoid when revealing a crush. Basically just remember that creativity is always a good thing.

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I also did this with the BH, because we used to trade books while we were still in the friend stage. If you and your crush read the same kinds of books, let him or her borrow one. The key is, highlight passages in the book that made you think of your crush, or that describe things you wish you could do together.


Ice It

Make your crush a cake, or some cupcakes. Why? Because then you can reveal your feelings in icing. Again, a simple “I like you” will do the job nicely. Plus, you both get cake. What could be better? Ice cream too, but that's about it.


Just Be Honest

This is a unique approach only because, again, people rarely go this route anymore. I understand it's scary to reveal your feelings to your crush, because they might not reciprocate. But honestly, the worst anyone can say is “no,” and that's better than thinking something can happen when it really won't.

There are lots of ways you can approach your crush, ranging from unique to original. These are just what I think are some of the most innovative ways to approach your crush, so you can be creative but still get your point across. What's your favorite way to tell someone how you feel?

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There are definitely men out there that hate sappy things, but there are many out there that do love the cheese. I can tell you right now that the nice things women do for us men get remembered. Maybe because they happen so little that when they do happen there is not many more for it to compete with. I highly recommend doing these cute things ladies.

I want a crush to remain a crush.. nothing more :)

The most used way with me was honesty, I was just up front about it, and I don't say anything until I'm 70% sure that he likes me back. So I don't run the risk of an awkward conversation, and a public broken heart. If I don't think he likes me back.. I just wallow in self-pity. :)

Haha (this is a long one, but i think its worth reading lol) i am 14 and i have actually given my crush a note, it was at a skate rink, i gave him the note and told him to read it before he left (it was folded, and i asked him not to read it right away. because that wouldve been awkward.) i went on skating, and i am pretty sure he went into the bathroom and read the note... andways, he ame back onto the rink grinning. i was pretty sure of his answer from 1) he showed signs before i gave him the note. for 3 years. 2) he was smilin so hard. in the note i had said that i like him, and if he liked me back, to simply say 'yes', and if not, then to not say anything, and forget it ever happened. so a little while later, he sai "so, in answer to you question, i would have to say 'yes'" and he grinned at me =) i was sooooo happy, all i could do was smile and try to remeber how to breathe haha =)) anyways, the note method works!!!! and it wasnt at all awkward, it was just as simple as sayin "oh, here, i have somethin for you" or "hey, heres somethin you should read" but you should catch him alone, or at least secluded, because otherwise, his friends or even yours are gonna want to see whats in the note, and for us, no one else knows about us haha =) i skated by him slow like when he was standing still, and passed the note to him, and when he didnt take it right away, i was like "here haha" because he didnt know what to do. i almost passed him, that wouldve been the most awkward thing ever, so if you dont have an extreme case of humor, you might want to take extrameasures to make sure he gets the note, if you do a note, because if you miss lol and you have to draw extra attention to it, it gets embarrassing. or at least, it would, i think. even then, he did kinda looked confused, but he got over it real fast hahaha =)) but now we share smiles across the room instead of lookin away real quick, and he stands over me in conversations when im talkin to other guys, like hes tellin the other guy "don't even think about it, bud" hes 16 and i am 14, and seriously hopin he never reads this, because im not sure how much hed like me anymore if he did haha even though im soooo haply and sooo proud of bein his crush, that i want to share it with everyone XD

i like these :) they're cute, creative, and seem really simple!