Boys. Boys are going to consume your thoughts for at least a good ten years straight. Something tells me that through much of high school you're going to be talking and thinking about boys a lot.
Here's my advice...stop talking about boys and start talking to boys.
That's right. If you see a guy who you think you would like to get to know better - then go and talk to him. Don't just stand there and hope he talks to you; make the first move.
Seriously, I wouldn't just let the salesgirl pick out my clothes for me! I want to take a look around the store and choose what I like too! The same goes for boys.
Besides, most guys are beyond thrilled if any girl approaches them, so just realize that you're doing the guy a huge favor just by saying "hello".
Here's the trick though...
You have to let the guy think they're making the first real move. I don't know why, but as we all learned from watching 'The Flinstones', men like to think everything is their own idea.
So...approach the guy, say "hello" and introduce yourself, but then let him make the next move. Let him offter the drink, let him ask for your phone number, let him suggest a date.
If he doesn't ask you out, no biggie, you only have to find one guy, everyone else is just practice.
Love you brave girl,
p.s. - I used a special technique with Daddy - talked to his friend first to see if he'd join into the conversation (lol - it worked!)