[The reaction surprises her a little, but she's relieved that someone's willing to offer her advice. If they're a little overeager about it, she can live with that.]
Well... I was worried about being too affectionate, 'cause he's... not shy, really, but uncomfortable with that kinda thing. But he let me hold his hand while we were walking home yesterday, and he even - [Her voice catches at the memory, requiring her to clear her throat and start again.] - kissed my cheek in public. So I guess that's not as big of a problem as I thought. I just don't want to get to the point where I'm embarrassing him.