Do not overthink it. Just be yourself, and if it is meant to be, it is meant to be. Think about what you have in common, not what you don't have in common. If you are true to yourself, you can do anything!  

sincerely, your friend, starflash

(p.s. good luck!)

If anypony else has a question for "ask starflash" post a message on my talk page and starflash will write a blog post answering it as soon as she can.