Well I summoned up all my power against nervousness, made it to the restaurant, and then proceeded to get so dizzy we had to leave. She then barely said one word to me except for a “I’m not sure about this social phobias thing.” So that’s done. She did however stick up for me when someone criticized that I wasn’t familiar with south Boulder (I got lost on the way over, wound up on a highway, had to be guided in). Oddly, if she’d come around the night before maybe it would have been different, because we’d have already bonded. We’ll never know.