By approaching potential love interests, you are making a statement.
If you like a guy or he likes you, it’s perfectly OK to ask him not to post things about you online, including pictures.
Some things don’t have to be shared with the whole world.
“Girls need to feel good about themselves before they start to date,” says Charles Wibbelsman, MD, chief of adolescent medicine at Kaiser Permanente in San Francisco.
His advice: only date if you know yourself and know you want to date.
Think about it, how can a complete stranger's reaction to you really affect your level of self-confidence? Also, by approaching a stranger it shows you what kind of person they are by the way they react to your approach.