The Most Embarrassing Things People Have Done To Impress A Crush, According To Reddit

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Trying to impress your crush can lead you to do some pretty interesting things. And by interesting, I mean embarrassing. I certainly embarrassed myself more than once falling all over myself to impress someone I liked. The cringe-worthy lyrics in your AIM profile, wearing a shirt with their favorite band on it, taking up a sport that they like even though you're awful at it — I've done it all. Luckily, I'm not alone. This new Reddit thread has users sharing the silliest things they've done to impress a crush. And, damn, they're pretty embarrassing.

From romantic gestures that are really larger than life to waiting on the person and doing their homework, it all happens. So if you're having flashbacks to something stupid that you've done for a crush's attention, don't worry about it. These are the kind of experiences that you look back on and learn to laugh at... eventually. They say humiliation builds character, right?

The truth is, if you have a crush, rather than bending over backwards to impress them you may just want to consider going for it and asking them out. "Take a risk IRL and ask this person out on a date," Chicago-based dating expert Stef Safran tells Bustle. It'll save you all that trouble.

What trouble, you ask? Well, that trouble looks a little something like this. Here are the most ridiculous things people have done to impress their crush, according to Reddit: