Dating etiquette for young men
Of course, there are two sides to any story, including this one.
Case number 1: A young fashion-world executive who describes herself as a “post-feminist” recently went on a first date with an investment banker. The meal was good, the conversation fine, and when the bill came to the table, placed equal distance between them, he reached for it, read it and said, “Okay, your share with tip is 9.” Right or wrong, the lady was angry. Like thwarted intentions and undelivered communications, nothing can cause greater upset than unfulfilled expectations.
___________________________________ Be up front with her. A date should be a naturally flowing conversation, not a game of 20 questions.
But stories of valor aside, I’m always entertained by how simply these war veterans viewed dating and marriage.
The story of how they met their wives, contained in their biographical sketches, usually goes something like this: “When I got home from my tour of duty, I was at an officers dance and saw Betty. I told my buddy, ‘I’m going to marry that girl,’ and I asked her to dance.
So, here are a few quick tips for those of you out in the dating world to help you set yourself apart from the crowd.
___________________________________ Learning about her Talking about yourself.
In a dating environment we all have the tendency to try to “sell ourselves” to our new prospective teammate.