If you seem offended by it, that's as far as we go." —Steve M."Girls should try to avoid pre-judging before a first date.Whether it's someone you're meeting online or it's someone your friends know, aim to drop the things you know about them and start fresh.I'm no expert, but dating is something I've done, and actually done well.
People can hit it off from the get-go, and the first time a future couple hangs out might be a laugh riot, culminating in a whisky-soaked conversation at 5 a.m. On the other end of the spectrum, one party might set their hair on fire half-way through the date (I have done this).Let's say you've introduced each other to your favourite bars, you've maybe had a sleepover or two, ran into some friends on the street and been totally awkward about status ("This is Eddie, my uh.... You can't just drop out of someone's life, so call them up (it's fine to do it on the phone if things aren't serious or long-term) and say, "Thank you for the time we've had together lately, but I don't think we're clicking as well as we could, and I don't think we should hang out anymore."Memorize this. Let it wrap itself around your soul, if you're a hippie.People will often date someone because the other person likes them, not because they like that person.I'll take you to a dive bar with amazing burgers to see how you react.If you're flowing with it and cool, we've got a winner.
In my 20s, a lot of my friends got embedded in long-term relationships (LTRs), but I got a different education.