|Posted in Lifestyle on 25 Aug 2014||
When it comes to impressing the opposite sex there's more to think about than looking good. Your pre-date regime will only get you so far and no matter how good your scent is there are way more important things you'll need to consider.
“I never read”
There are few things that excuse not reading – and zero things that excuse being proud of it. If you're the type that announces “I don't read!” like it's a medal of honour, then consider yourself unattractive to the wider population – those who value creativity, down-time and the rewards you get both mentality and emotionally from reading a good-old book. Oh, and reading your iPhone does not count.
“OMG, I LOVE the Bachelor”
This kind of TV is called trash for a reason – it might be good to indulge in once in a while but if you're the kind of person who just has to be home on a Thursday to watch the Bachelor (or any other reality TV show for that matter) then consider yourself a less favourable date-mate. Being ‘addicted' to shows like this only show how your mind works (or doesn't work for that matter).
“WHAT did you say?”
There's nothing more attractive to both genders than a little bit of humour. Couples that can laugh together will love each other dearly for a long time. Overreacting at the slightest joke is frustrating, confusing and makes the other person feel like they're walking on eggshells. No one wants to feel that way – ever. Next time you feel like overreacting try and consider that your partner is just trying to have a laugh and has misfired a little – nothing more.
“Do you have that money for the coffee I bought you?”
Counties pennies. Need we say anymore? While you don't want to always be forking out for your potential partner it's not cool to hold them ransom for a few dollars. Asking them to give you three dollars two weeks after buying a coffee is just not worth it for the underlying tension it creates.