10 funny rules dating
Unless you work in a totally male milieu—for instance, a urologists’s office, NASCAR race track, or beef ‘n’ ale house—your quest to meet a man will take you to the Internet.
The good news is that you’ll find thousands and thousands of guys online, all trolling for dates.
Some people are great writers—or even have a friend ghost-writing for them.
DON’T naively assume that his photo is as up-to-date and accurate as yours.
We accepted a date with a guy whose headshot looked perfectly human, even normal. For instance: DON’T get taken in by corny, overused come-on lines like, “Looking to spoil the lady of my dreams with flowers and candlelit dinners.” And beware of perfect strangers who promise to “snuggle with you in front of the fireplace” and “enjoy sunset strolls on the beach.” These guys have one thing on their minds. It’s all too easy to scroll through Internet profiles, selecting the Brad Pitt look-alikes and bypassing the rest.
In other words, you shouldn’t feel pressured or obligated to move faster than you’d like to and/or engage in any activity that you’re not ready for, and that goes for both in and out of the bedroom.
Remember, if you want to have a shot at turning a dating relationship into a serious commitment, you get to call the shots and go at your own pace.
Expecting a Cameron Diaz look-alike, he was shocked to meet a morbidly obese woman in a moo-moo. On the other hand, we’ve dated men who were relieved and delighted that we simply looked like our pictures.