"Socially we’re conditioned to avoid taking social risks. We’re taught that rejection is something to be feared. We don’t allow ourselves to shamelessly broadcast the personality traits that would make us a one for some people and a ten for others. Instead we broadcast that safe six to seven middle range for everyone. Sixes and sevens don’t have to worry much about rejection, but they don’t get many invites either.
If you don’t take the risk of repulsing someone, you’ll never be as attractive as you could be.”
-anonymous (not really)