Missed a basic cross? Didn’t realize your partner was walking in cross system for a few steps? Led a back ocho when you meant to lead a forward one? Didn’t get your final step done on the beat when the song ended?
When it comes to tango, many – if not most – of us are perfectionists. And that means we’re often our own harshest critics.
Of course, the more we avoid minor mistakes the better. That being said, let’s devote our limited mental resources to actually enjoying the rest of the milonga instead of worrying if someone saw us mess up or not. They probably didn’t. And if they did, they’re not going to care (or remember) for long.