So what I really meant was…
“Let’s go dancing!”
Exaggeration and blame make people feel defensive instead of accommodating. Self-pity is unattractive. It is definitely not a seductive way to get someone to want to go dancing with you!
When people show excitement and personal authority they have a lot more magnetism than when they complain. The underlying desire is positive. So say it in a positive, irresistible way: “I’d love it if you came dancing with me tonight/next week/every Saturday!”
by Alison Poulsen, PhD