Dos and donts for dating

05 Jan

That's not my ideal, and hopefully when you figure out what you want, I'll still be here, but we can't know that.All I know is I think you should explore what it is you want.' It did three things: asserted a standard, showed kindness, and introduced the fear that she may not be there.All us guys can get out sometimes is 'Hey.' We're just trying. Then she immediately becomes unique." —Matthew Hussey"So many women go into a date thinking, 'What do I think of this person? You start picking him apart, like, 'I don't like his shoes,' or, 'He's nice but I wish he had more hair.' But a friend of mine actually gave the best advice about this.

Stick to neutral subjects — like mentioning a common ground you share based on something you read in her profile.

If you really are going away, wait until you get back to ask her out.

A good rule of thumb: if you aren’t available for a date within 7 days of sending the message, don’t send it.

With today's dating styles as varied and eclectic as Elton John's wardrobe, it's difficult to draw any distinctions on the modern rules of love and dating.

We asked 17 single men and women, ages 19-35, what they think about the rules of dating in the 21st century.