I met my wife in the city center of a busy city in Europe. I met her face to face, chatted her up as we walked.
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For example, I could not get a date with my wife for a year after I met her. Then chat them up when you have a list of numbers stored for a future chat when you get back home. You have to be radical in your actions and idealistic and romantic in your words.
Just do not tell her you love her or you want to date her. Learn to subtlety wrap you words in a text that contains specific references to your situation and hers, and describe it poetically and if you can reference classical Hindu text even better.
More importantly, it was the fact that she had the boss from hell.