dating dos and dont's
DO NOT go for Dutch courage and have a few drinks beforehand. I know of several disastrous first dates because one party turned up hammered. It's just not attractive.
Are you ready to become a dating superstar?
There are lots of strategies you can employ before arranging your first meet. They include identifying what you want out of a relationship -- what you are seeking in a companion, their values, conversational ability, personality, sense of humor and the traits that most turn you on.
In the past, I had a negative image of having fun while dating. I thought that if I told men I wanted to have fun they wouldn't take me seriously. But what I have found is just the opposite.
I went on my first date in 14 years. It may be another 14 years before I do it again. My best friend set me up with a doctor -- I think I should have started with a paper boy.
It's one thing to hear dating coaches tell you how to behave to land the man of your dreams -- it's even more compelling when such wisdom comes from the mouths of dreamy men themselves.
Ellen Fein and Sherrie Schneider sent Carrie Underwood a copy of their book, The Rules. Practically overnight, it seemed like someone flipped a switch.